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Review: could Losartan potassium cause Enlarged prostate?

Summary: Enlarged prostate is found among people who take Losartan potassium, especially for people who are 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Atenolol, and have Platelet disorder. We study 11,836 people who have side effects while taking Losartan potassium from FDA and social media. Among them, 14 have Enlarged prostate. Find out below who they are, when they have Enlarged prostate and more.

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Losartan potassium

Losartan potassium has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 12,180 Losartan potassium users)

Enlarged prostate

Enlarged prostate has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, arthritis, pain, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 17,538 Enlarged prostate patients)

On May, 17, 2015: 11,836 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan potassium. Among them, 14 people (0.12%) have Enlarged Prostate.

Trend of Enlarged prostate in Losartan potassium reports

Time on Losartan potassium when people have Enlarged prostate * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Enlarged prostate0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Enlarged prostate when taking Losartan potassium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Enlarged prostate0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%7.14%7.14%85.71%

Severity of Enlarged prostate when taking Losartan potassium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Enlarged prostate100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Enlarged prostate ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Enlarged prostate0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Platelet disorder (2 people, 14.29%)
  2. Skin cancer (2 people, 14.29%)
  3. Endocrine disorder (2 people, 14.29%)
  4. Blood pressure abnormal (2 people, 14.29%)
  5. Cardiac disorder (2 people, 14.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Atenolol (5 people, 35.71%)
  2. Celebrex (3 people, 21.43%)
  3. Lipitor (3 people, 21.43%)
  4. Metoprolol tartrate (3 people, 21.43%)
  5. Furosemide (3 people, 21.43%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • My blood pressure is still up. I started taking 2 losartan a day a little over a week ago. Was not having symptoms as bad when taking only 1. Blood pressure seems to come down some with the clonidine. I think the extra losartan has triggered a reaction.

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