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 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.
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||25.53%||34.04%||9.57%||7.45%||13.83%||7.45%||2.13% |
Gender of people who have Lightheadedness - dizzy when taking Losartan potassium * :
|Lightheadedness - dizzy||70.00%||30.00% |
Age of people who have Lightheadedness - dizzy when taking Losartan potassium * :
|Lightheadedness - dizzy||0.00%||0.00%||0.49%||0.16%||2.30%||5.74%||16.72%||74.59% |
Severity of Lightheadedness - dizzy when taking Losartan potassium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Lightheadedness - dizzy||15.38%||61.54%||23.08%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Lightheadedness - dizzy ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Lightheadedness - dizzy||5.56%||16.67%||77.78% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (267 people, 40.33%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (55 people, 8.31%)
- Diabetes mellitus (50 people, 7.55%)
- Atrial fibrillation (36 people, 5.44%)
- Pain (36 people, 5.44%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (191 people, 28.85%)
- Simvastatin (128 people, 19.34%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (87 people, 13.14%)
- Furosemide (85 people, 12.84%)
- Omeprazole (85 people, 12.84%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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