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Review: could Losartan potassium cause Sleep issues?

Summary: Sleep issues could be caused by Losartan potassium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study 11,691 people who have side effects while taking Losartan potassium from FDA and social media. Among them, 216 have Sleep issues. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleep issues and more.

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Losartan potassium

Losartan potassium (latest outcomes from 12,013 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Sleep issues

Sleep issues (sleep problems) (latest reports from 776,701 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, high blood pressure, pain, pain relief by acupuncture.

On Apr, 12, 2014: 11,823 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan potassium. Among them, 215 people (1.82%) have Sleep Issues. They amount to 0.03% of all the 785,915 people who have Sleep Issues on eHealthMe.

Trend of Sleep issues in Losartan potassium reports

Time on Losartan potassium when people have Sleep issues * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Sleep issues29.41%23.53%17.65%5.88%5.88%11.76%5.88%

Gender of people who have Sleep issues when taking Losartan potassium * :

FemaleMale
Sleep issues66.97%33.03%

Age of people who have Sleep issues when taking Losartan potassium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sleep issues0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%3.41%7.95%26.14%62.50%

Severity of Sleep issues when taking Losartan potassium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Sleep issues0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Sleep issues ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Sleep issues0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (90 people, 41.86%)
  2. Blood pressure (26 people, 12.09%)
  3. Depression (24 people, 11.16%)
  4. Blood cholesterol increased (16 people, 7.44%)
  5. Anxiety (16 people, 7.44%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (40 people, 18.60%)
  2. Hydrochlorothiazide (40 people, 18.60%)
  3. Omeprazole (33 people, 15.35%)
  4. Clonidine (32 people, 14.88%)
  5. Furosemide (30 people, 13.95%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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