Review: Weight gain in Losartan potassium
(By eHealthMe on Nov, 24, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Weight gain (Weight increased) by studying 10,137 people who take Losartan potassium. We analyze: the time on Losartan potassium when people have Weight gain, gender and age of these people, the severity of Weight gain, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Losartan potassium. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Losartan potassium (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure, blood pressure management. Commonly reported side effects of Losartan potassium include high blood pressure, breathing difficulty, dyspnoea exacerbated, dizziness, dizziness aggravated.
Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.
On Nov, 24, 2013: 10,137 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan potassium. Among them, 128 people (1.26%) have Weight Gain.
Time on Losartan potassium when people have Weight gain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Weight gain||25.00%||37.50%||0.00%||12.50%||25.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Losartan potassium * :
|Weight gain||57.81%||42.19% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Losartan potassium * :
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||3.81%||14.29%||33.33%||48.57% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Losartan potassium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Weight gain ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (41 people, 32.03%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (15 people, 11.72%)
- Diabetes mellitus (13 people, 10.16%)
- Atrial fibrillation (13 people, 10.16%)
- Pain (9 people, 7.03%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (33 people, 25.78%)
- Simvastatin (20 people, 15.62%)
- Omeprazole (16 people, 12.50%)
- Digoxin (15 people, 11.72%)
- Lipitor (14 people, 10.94%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- By angelbaby: Has anyone suffered weight gain from taking 8 norco a day, and how bad are the withdrawl symptoms? i am having surgery on my feet in december and then i was to get off this very addictive drug.
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I have been taking about 8 norco 10/325 for a little more than a year. My thyroid is now not working well and I have gained 15 lbs and keep gaining. Can this be caused by the norco. Also, even more important, I am having surgery on my feet in december and then I want to get off this horrible addicti ...
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- By KeppraKills: Weight gain and suicidal thoughts from levetiracetam? know a lawyer to bring justice?
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