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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 Hypertension.
We study 11,780 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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Losartan potassium (latest outcomes from 12,121 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure.
Muscle pain (muscle pain) (latest reports from 506,520 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis.
On Oct, 29, 2014: 11,774 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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