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

Summary: Lightheadedness - dizzy is found among people who take Losartan potassium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure.

We study 11,805 people who have side effects while taking Losartan potassium from FDA and social media. Among them, 663 have Lightheadedness - dizzy. Find out below who they are, when they have Lightheadedness - dizzy 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 12,152 Losartan potassium users)

Lightheadedness - dizzy

Lightheadedness - dizzy (a common and often unpleasant sensation of dizziness) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 161,954 Lightheadedness - dizzy patients)

On Feb, 5, 2015: 11,795 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan potassium. Among them, 662 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 - dizzy70.00%30.00%

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%5.74%16.72%74.59%

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

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Lightheadedness - dizzy15.38%61.54%23.08%0.00%

How people recovered from Lightheadedness - dizzy ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Lightheadedness - dizzy5.56%16.67%77.78%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (267 people, 40.33%)
  2. Rheumatoid arthritis (55 people, 8.31%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus (50 people, 7.55%)
  4. Atrial fibrillation (36 people, 5.44%)
  5. Pain (36 people, 5.44%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (191 people, 28.85%)
  2. Simvastatin (128 people, 19.34%)
  3. Hydrochlorothiazide (87 people, 13.14%)
  4. Furosemide (85 people, 12.84%)
  5. Omeprazole (85 people, 12.84%)

* 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 (6 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 (7 months ago):

  • I just get lightheaded

    Reply

  • From this study (8 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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