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Review: could Losartan potassium cause Muscle pain (Muscle aches)?
We study 11,758 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.
Losartan potassium (latest outcomes from 12,097 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure.
Muscle pain (muscle pain) (latest reports from 505,635 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis.
On Sep, 11, 2014: 11,758 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan potassium. Among them, 232 people (1.97%) 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||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%)
- Furosemide (33 people, 14.22%)
- Folic acid (33 people, 14.22%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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