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Review: could Losartan potassium cause Sleep issues (Insomnia)?





Summary: Sleep issues is found among people who take Losartan potassium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study 11,787 people who have side effects while taking Losartan potassium from FDA and social media. Among them, 218 have Sleep issues. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleep issues 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 Losartan potassium 12,127 users)

Sleep issues

Sleep issues (sleep problems) has been reported by people with depression, insomnia, quit smoking, high blood pressure, pain.(latest reports from Sleep issues 123,444 patients)

On Nov, 26, 2014: 11,780 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan potassium. Among them, 218 people (1.85%) have Sleep Issues.

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 issues25.00%25.00%15.00%5.00%5.00%20.00%5.00%

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%3.35%7.82%26.26%62.57%

Severity of Sleep issues when taking Losartan potassium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Sleep issues0.00%75.00%25.00%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 (91 people, 41.74%)
  2. Depression (24 people, 11.01%)
  3. Blood cholesterol increased (16 people, 7.34%)
  4. Asthma (16 people, 7.34%)
  5. Anxiety (16 people, 7.34%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (40 people, 18.35%)
  2. Hydrochlorothiazide (40 people, 18.35%)
  3. Omeprazole (33 people, 15.14%)
  4. Clonidine (32 people, 14.68%)
  5. Furosemide (30 people, 13.76%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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