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 High blood pressure.
We study 11,823 people who have side effects while taking Losartan potassium from FDA and social media. Among them, 183 have Irregular heartbeat. Find out below who they are, when they have Irregular heartbeat and more.
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Losartan potassium has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 12,170 Losartan potassium users)
Irregular heartbeat (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain. (latest reports from 52,180 Irregular heartbeat patients)
On Mar, 30, 2015: 11,817 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan potassium. Among them, 182 people (1.54%) have Irregular Heartbeat.
Time on Losartan potassium when people have Irregular heartbeat * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Irregular heartbeat||12.50%||12.50%||18.75%||25.00%||31.25%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Irregular heartbeat when taking Losartan potassium * :
|Irregular heartbeat||74.07%||25.93% |
Age of people who have Irregular heartbeat when taking Losartan potassium * :
|Irregular heartbeat||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.23%||0.62%||9.26%||19.14%||69.75% |
Severity of Irregular heartbeat when taking Losartan potassium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Irregular heartbeat||0.00%||25.00%||50.00%||25.00% |
How people recovered from Irregular heartbeat ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Irregular heartbeat||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (96 people, 52.75%)
- Convulsion (31 people, 17.03%)
- Ingrowing nail (17 people, 9.34%)
- Pain (16 people, 8.79%)
- Anaesthesia (14 people, 7.69%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Furosemide (54 people, 29.67%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (51 people, 28.02%)
- Levothyroxine sodium (45 people, 24.73%)
- Xanax (40 people, 21.98%)
- Aspirin (39 people, 21.43%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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