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Review: could Losartan potassium cause Lightheadedness - dizzy (Dizziness)?

We study 11,774 people who have side effects while taking Losartan potassium from FDA and social media. Among them, 661 have Lightheadedness - dizzy. Find out below who they are, when they have Lightheadedness - dizzy and more.

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Losartan potassium

Losartan potassium (latest outcomes from 12,116 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 1,295,398 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol.

On Oct, 25, 2014: 11,774 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan potassium. Among them, 661 people (5.61%) have Lightheadedness - Dizzy.

Trend of Lightheadedness - dizzy in Losartan potassium reports

Time on Losartan potassium when people have Lightheadedness - dizzy * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Lightheadedness - dizzy25.53%34.04%9.57%7.45%13.83%7.45%2.13%

Gender of people who have Lightheadedness - dizzy when taking Losartan potassium * :

FemaleMale
Lightheadedness - dizzy69.96%30.04%

Age of people who have Lightheadedness - dizzy when taking Losartan potassium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Lightheadedness - dizzy0.00%0.00%0.49%0.16%2.30%5.58%16.75%74.71%

Severity of Lightheadedness - dizzy when taking Losartan potassium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Lightheadedness - dizzy16.00%60.00%24.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Lightheadedness - dizzy ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Lightheadedness - dizzy5.88%17.65%76.47%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (267 people, 40.39%)
  2. Blood pressure (72 people, 10.89%)
  3. Rheumatoid arthritis (55 people, 8.32%)
  4. Diabetes mellitus (50 people, 7.56%)
  5. Pain (36 people, 5.45%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (191 people, 28.90%)
  2. Simvastatin (128 people, 19.36%)
  3. Hydrochlorothiazide (87 people, 13.16%)
  4. Furosemide (85 people, 12.86%)
  5. Omeprazole (84 people, 12.71%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • dizziness severe enough to preculde safe driving along with migraine symptoms, though not necessarily at same time as headache.

    Reply

  • From this study (5 months ago):

  • 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.

    Reply

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