Review: could Losartan potassium cause Chest discomfort?
We study 11,753 people who have side effects while taking Losartan potassium from FDA and social media. Among them, 431 have Chest discomfort. Find out below who they are, when they have Chest discomfort and more.
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Losartan potassium (latest outcomes from 12,086 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure.
Chest discomfort (latest reports from 928,402 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis.
On Aug, 14, 2014: 11,745 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan potassium. Among them, 431 people (3.67%) have Chest Discomfort. They amount to 0.05% of all the 927,595 people who have Chest Discomfort on eHealthMe.
Time on Losartan potassium when people have Chest discomfort * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Chest discomfort||50.00%||16.67%||10.00%||10.00%||6.67%||0.00%||6.67% |
Gender of people who have Chest discomfort when taking Losartan potassium * :
|Chest discomfort||61.73%||38.27% |
Age of people who have Chest discomfort when taking Losartan potassium * :
|Chest discomfort||0.00%||0.25%||0.00%||0.51%||1.77%||9.62%||17.97%||69.87% |
Severity of Chest discomfort when taking Losartan potassium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Chest discomfort||0.00%||75.00%||25.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Chest discomfort ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Chest discomfort||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (133 people, 30.86%)
- Diabetes mellitus (45 people, 10.44%)
- Blood pressure (31 people, 7.19%)
- Pain (28 people, 6.50%)
- Anxiety (27 people, 6.26%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (166 people, 38.52%)
- Omeprazole (71 people, 16.47%)
- Simvastatin (60 people, 13.92%)
- Furosemide (55 people, 12.76%)
- Lasix (46 people, 10.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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On eHealthMe, Losartan Potassium (losartan potassium) is often used for high blood pressure. Find out below the conditions Losartan Potassium is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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