Review: could Losartan potassium cause Lightheadedness - dizzy?
We study 11,735 people who have side effects while taking Losartan potassium from FDA and social media. Among them, 658 have Lightheadedness - dizzy. Find out below who they are, when they have Lightheadedness - dizzy and more.
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Losartan potassium (latest outcomes from 12,068 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure.
Lightheadedness - dizzy
Lightheadedness - dizzy (a common and often unpleasant sensation of dizziness) (latest reports from 1,293,791 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol.
On Jul, 18, 2014: 11,730 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan potassium. Among them, 658 people (5.61%) have Lightheadedness - Dizzy. They amount to 0.05% of all the 1,293,819 people who have Lightheadedness - Dizzy on eHealthMe.
Time on Losartan potassium when people have Lightheadedness - dizzy * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Lightheadedness - dizzy||26.37%||35.16%||8.79%||7.69%||13.19%||7.69%||1.10% |
Gender of people who have Lightheadedness - dizzy when taking Losartan potassium * :
|Lightheadedness - dizzy||69.83%||30.17% |
Age of people who have Lightheadedness - dizzy when taking Losartan potassium * :
|Lightheadedness - dizzy||0.00%||0.00%||0.50%||0.17%||2.31%||5.61%||16.67%||74.75% |
Severity of Lightheadedness - dizzy when taking Losartan potassium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Lightheadedness - dizzy||18.18%||54.55%||27.27%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Lightheadedness - dizzy ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Lightheadedness - dizzy||6.25%||18.75%||75.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (265 people, 40.27%)
- Blood pressure (72 people, 10.94%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (55 people, 8.36%)
- Diabetes mellitus (50 people, 7.60%)
- Pain (36 people, 5.47%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (191 people, 29.03%)
- Simvastatin (128 people, 19.45%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (87 people, 13.22%)
- Furosemide (85 people, 12.92%)
- Omeprazole (82 people, 12.46%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Cut out most sugars and soda in the past couple of years
Had Lymes but doctor says its gone now.
Feel dizzy and weak once in a while.
Some fluorescent lighting makes me feel dizzy.
From this study (6 months ago):
Taking together with Amplodine Tab 5mg
1 each every morning
From this study (8 months ago):
Symptoms have been going on for three years. Doctor's have done MRI's, CT's, Ultrasounds, and several lab test. They have yet to find any cause for the nausea, vomiting and dizziness. Only thing they have not tried is discontinuing some of the medicine.
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