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Review: could Losartan potassium cause Low blood pressure (Hypotension)?





Summary: Low blood pressure is found among people who take Losartan potassium, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study 11,787 people who have side effects while taking Losartan potassium from FDA and social media. Among them, 491 have Low blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have Low blood pressure 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 Losartan potassium 12,127 users)

Low blood pressure

Low blood pressure (abnormally low blood pressure) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, depression.(latest reports from Low blood pressure 107,363 patients)

On Nov, 27, 2014: 11,780 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan potassium. Among them, 490 people (4.16%) have Low Blood Pressure.

Trend of Low blood pressure in Losartan potassium reports

Time on Losartan potassium when people have Low blood pressure * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Low blood pressure38.89%16.67%5.56%13.89%13.89%8.33%2.78%

Gender of people who have Low blood pressure when taking Losartan potassium * :

FemaleMale
Low blood pressure49.09%50.91%

Age of people who have Low blood pressure when taking Losartan potassium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Low blood pressure0.00%0.00%1.10%1.10%6.81%8.13%21.54%61.32%

Severity of Low blood pressure when taking Losartan potassium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Low blood pressure0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Low blood pressure ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Low blood pressure0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (144 people, 29.39%)
  2. Pain (26 people, 5.31%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus (26 people, 5.31%)
  4. Hyperuricaemia (24 people, 4.90%)
  5. Osteoporosis (20 people, 4.08%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (104 people, 21.22%)
  2. Amlodipine (69 people, 14.08%)
  3. Omeprazole (61 people, 12.45%)
  4. Furosemide (61 people, 12.45%)
  5. Allopurinol (53 people, 10.82%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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