Review: could Losartan potassium cause Muscle pain?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 6, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.3/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 10,237 people who take Losartan potassium. Among them, 232 have Muscle pain. See who they are, when they have Muscle pain and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Losartan potassium (latest outcomes from 11,986 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure, blood pressure management. Commonly reported side effects of Losartan potassium include high blood pressure, breathing difficulty, dizziness, dizziness aggravated, weakness.
Muscle pain (muscle pain) (latest reports from 491,778 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis.
On Feb, 26, 2014: 10,237 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan potassium. Among them, 193 people (1.89%) have Muscle Pain.
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||21.43%||35.71%||21.43%||7.14%||7.14%||7.14%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Muscle pain when taking Losartan potassium * :
|Muscle pain||48.17%||51.83% |
Age of people who have Muscle pain when taking Losartan potassium * :
|Muscle pain||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||5.88%||6.54%||24.84%||62.75% |
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 (46 people, 23.83%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (21 people, 10.88%)
- Hyperlipidaemia (13 people, 6.74%)
- Osteoporosis (10 people, 5.18%)
- Diabetes mellitus (9 people, 4.66%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (51 people, 26.42%)
- Lipitor (47 people, 24.35%)
- Simvastatin (33 people, 17.10%)
- Atenolol (27 people, 13.99%)
- Folic acid (27 people, 13.99%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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