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Review: could Losartan potassium cause Irregular heartbeat (Heart palpitations)?

Summary: Irregular heartbeat is found among people who take Losartan potassium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Furosemide, and have Hypertension.

We study 11,780 people who have side effects while taking Losartan potassium from FDA and social media. Among them, 181 have Irregular heartbeat. Find out below who they are, when they have Irregular heartbeat and more.

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Losartan potassium

Losartan potassium (latest outcomes from 12,122 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Trend of losartan potassium reports

Irregular heartbeat

Irregular heartbeat (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) (latest reports from 51,983 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.

Trend of Irregular heartbeat reports

On Nov, 27, 2014: 11,780 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan potassium. Among them, 181 people (1.54%) have Irregular Heartbeat.

Trend of Irregular heartbeat in Losartan potassium reports

Time on Losartan potassium when people have Irregular heartbeat * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Irregular heartbeat12.50%12.50%18.75%25.00%31.25%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Irregular heartbeat when taking Losartan potassium * :

FemaleMale
Irregular heartbeat73.94%26.06%

Age of people who have Irregular heartbeat when taking Losartan potassium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Irregular heartbeat0.00%0.00%0.00%1.24%0.62%8.70%19.25%70.19%

Severity of Irregular heartbeat when taking Losartan potassium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Irregular heartbeat0.00%28.57%42.86%28.57%

How people recovered from Irregular heartbeat ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Irregular heartbeat0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (96 people, 53.04%)
  2. Convulsion (31 people, 17.13%)
  3. Ingrowing nail (17 people, 9.39%)
  4. Pain (16 people, 8.84%)
  5. Anaesthesia (14 people, 7.73%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Furosemide (54 people, 29.83%)
  2. Hydrochlorothiazide (51 people, 28.18%)
  3. Levothyroxine sodium (45 people, 24.86%)
  4. Xanax (40 people, 22.10%)
  5. Aspirin (39 people, 21.55%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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