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Review: could Losartan potassium cause Muscle pain (Muscle aches)?

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

We study 11,795 people who have side effects while taking Losartan potassium from FDA and social media. Among them, 233 have Muscle pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle pain 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 12,143 Losartan potassium users)

Muscle pain

Muscle pain (muscle pain) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 73,445 Muscle pain patients)

On Jan, 29, 2015: 11,795 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan potassium. Among them, 233 people (1.98%) have Muscle Pain.

Trend of Muscle pain in Losartan potassium reports

Time on Losartan potassium when people have Muscle pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Muscle pain18.75%31.25%18.75%6.25%18.75%6.25%0.00%

Gender of people who have Muscle pain when taking Losartan potassium * :

FemaleMale
Muscle pain48.36%51.64%

Age of people who have Muscle pain when taking Losartan potassium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscle pain0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%5.17%5.75%28.16%60.92%

Severity of Muscle pain when taking Losartan potassium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Muscle pain0.00%75.00%25.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Muscle pain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Muscle pain0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (57 people, 24.46%)
  2. Blood cholesterol increased (21 people, 9.01%)
  3. Hypercholesterolaemia (14 people, 6.01%)
  4. Hyperlipidaemia (13 people, 5.58%)
  5. Pain (12 people, 5.15%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (59 people, 25.32%)
  2. Lipitor (53 people, 22.75%)
  3. Simvastatin (39 people, 16.74%)
  4. Folic acid (33 people, 14.16%)
  5. Furosemide (33 people, 14.16%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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