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Review: could Losartan potassium cause Muscle weakness (Weakness)?

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

We study 11,805 people who have side effects while taking Losartan potassium from FDA and social media. Among them, 587 have Muscle weakness. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle weakness 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 12,150 Losartan potassium users)

Muscle weakness

Muscle weakness (a lack of muscle strength) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, pain. (latest reports from 182,230 Muscle weakness patients)

On Jan, 30, 2015: 11,795 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan potassium. Among them, 587 people (4.98%) have Muscle Weakness.

Trend of Muscle weakness in Losartan potassium reports

Time on Losartan potassium when people have Muscle weakness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Muscle weakness21.74%30.43%26.09%8.70%8.70%4.35%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Muscle weakness56.33%43.67%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscle weakness0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%2.75%7.06%17.06%73.14%

Severity of Muscle weakness when taking Losartan potassium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Muscle weakness14.29%42.86%42.86%0.00%

How people recovered from Muscle weakness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Muscle weakness0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (177 people, 30.15%)
  2. Rheumatoid arthritis (51 people, 8.69%)
  3. Pain (41 people, 6.98%)
  4. Osteoporosis (38 people, 6.47%)
  5. Atrial fibrillation (38 people, 6.47%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (166 people, 28.28%)
  2. Simvastatin (99 people, 16.87%)
  3. Omeprazole (84 people, 14.31%)
  4. Furosemide (82 people, 13.97%)
  5. Folic acid (60 people, 10.22%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Thyroid blood work 639 now on synthetic thyroid medication but blood pressure is dropping lower as time is passing. I have severe headaches and migraines. My lower right back is hurting bad. Hydrocodone edges not even help the pain. They saw my thyroid enlarged in cat scan . I am going for a sonogram tomorrow. I am so fatigued. It is hard to get out of bed, but I force myself. The doctor primary keeps adjusting medications. I have an appointment with an endocrinologist but not until mid November. Getting more discouraged as time goes by. Don't know what to do.

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