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Review: could Losartan potassium cause Overdose?

Summary: Overdose could be caused by Losartan potassium, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Amlodipine, and have Hypertension.

We study 11,823 people who have side effects while taking Losartan potassium from FDA and social media. Among them, 87 have Overdose. Find out below who they are, when they have Overdose and more.

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On Apr, 10, 2014: 11,774 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan potassium. Among them, 87 people (0.74%) have Overdose. They amount to 0.04% of all the 218,096 people who have Overdose on eHealthMe.

Trend of Overdose in Losartan potassium reports

Time on Losartan potassium when people have Overdose * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Overdose25.00%75.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Overdose when taking Losartan potassium * :

FemaleMale
Overdose56.25%43.75%

Age of people who have Overdose when taking Losartan potassium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Overdose0.00%1.30%2.60%0.00%1.30%2.60%49.35%42.86%

Severity of Overdose when taking Losartan potassium ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Overdose ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (10 people, 11.49%)
  2. Stent placement (6 people, 6.90%)
  3. Osteomyelitis (5 people, 5.75%)
  4. Pain (4 people, 4.60%)
  5. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (3 people, 3.45%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Amlodipine (22 people, 25.29%)
  2. Aspirin (20 people, 22.99%)
  3. Atenolol (11 people, 12.64%)
  4. Amlodipine besylate (11 people, 12.64%)
  5. Furosemide (9 people, 10.34%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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