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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 11,836 people who have side effects while taking Losartan potassium from FDA and social media. Among them, 662 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 12,180 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 162,055 Lightheadedness - dizzy patients)

On May, 18, 2015: 11,836 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan potassium. Among them, 662 people (5.59%) 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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  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • My blood pressure is still up. I started taking 2 losartan a day a little over a week ago. Was not having symptoms as bad when taking only 1. Blood pressure seems to come down some with the clonidine. I think the extra losartan has triggered a reaction.

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  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • I need to know what is causing the tiredness and weak feeling

    Reply

    JR on Feb, 15, 2015:

    I am using Losarton 100 mg. Developed burning feet from last 6 months. Today stop taking it, like see in 5-7 days, will it stop?

    Reply

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