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Review: could Losartan potassium cause Upset stomach (Nausea and vomiting)?

Summary: Upset stomach 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 11,795 people who have side effects while taking Losartan potassium from FDA and social media. Among them, 97 have Upset stomach. Find out below who they are, when they have Upset stomach 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 12,143 Losartan potassium users)

Upset stomach

Upset stomach has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, type 2 diabetes, depression, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 142,444 Upset stomach patients)

On Jan, 28, 2015: 11,795 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan potassium. Among them, 397 people (3.37%) have Upset Stomach.

Trend of Upset stomach in Losartan potassium reports

Time on Losartan potassium when people have Upset stomach * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Upset stomach16.00%56.00%12.00%0.00%12.00%4.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Upset stomach when taking Losartan potassium * :

FemaleMale
Upset stomach72.21%27.79%

Age of people who have Upset stomach when taking Losartan potassium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Upset stomach0.27%0.00%0.81%2.70%2.97%8.38%19.73%65.14%

Severity of Upset stomach when taking Losartan potassium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Upset stomach0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Upset stomach ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Upset stomach0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (106 people, 26.70%)
  2. Diabetes mellitus (42 people, 10.58%)
  3. Rheumatoid arthritis (30 people, 7.56%)
  4. Prophylaxis (27 people, 6.80%)
  5. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (27 people, 6.80%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (96 people, 24.18%)
  2. Omeprazole (71 people, 17.88%)
  3. Furosemide (62 people, 15.62%)
  4. Metformin hcl (44 people, 11.08%)
  5. Levothyroxine sodium (41 people, 10.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • Symptoms have been going on for three years. Doctor's have done MRI's, CT's, Ultrasounds, and several lab test. They have yet to find any cause for the nausea, vomiting and dizziness. Only thing they have not tried is discontinuing some of the medicine.

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  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • My father whom I'm writing this for, has had three episodes of vomiting, some
    diarrhea (during one of these sieges,), in the past five weeks. During the first episode, the worst because he became dehydrated--we took him to urgent care where he had blood and urine tests, and an ultra sound of his belly. Nothing yielded any obvious problems. After the IV fluids he got while there, and using the anti-nausea meds, he recovered well. This med dissolves under the tongue.
    Three weeks later the same symptoms came up, and he took the anti-nausea pills and once again recovered to normal activity which includes daily walk, exercise
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