Review: could Losartan potassium cause Muscle pain?
Summary: Muscle pain could be caused by Losartan potassium, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Aspirin, and have Hypertension.
We study 11,823 people who have side effects while taking Losartan potassium from FDA and social media. Among them, 232 have Muscle pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle pain and more.
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On Apr, 12, 2014: 11,823 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan potassium. Among them, 232 people (1.96%) have Muscle Pain. They amount to 0.05% of all the 500,710 people who have Muscle Pain on eHealthMe.
Time on Losartan potassium when people have Muscle pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Muscle pain||18.75%||31.25%||18.75%||6.25%||18.75%||6.25%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Muscle pain when taking Losartan potassium * :
|Muscle pain||48.11%||51.89% |
Age of people who have Muscle pain when taking Losartan potassium * :
|Muscle pain||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||5.20%||5.78%||28.32%||60.69% |
Severity of Muscle pain when taking Losartan potassium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Muscle pain||0.00%||66.67%||33.33%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Muscle pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Muscle pain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (56 people, 24.14%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (21 people, 9.05%)
- Hypercholesterolaemia (14 people, 6.03%)
- Hyperlipidaemia (13 people, 5.60%)
- Osteoporosis (12 people, 5.17%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (59 people, 25.43%)
- Lipitor (53 people, 22.84%)
- Simvastatin (39 people, 16.81%)
- Amlodipine (33 people, 14.22%)
- Furosemide (33 people, 14.22%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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