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Review: could Losartan potassium cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?

We study 11,774 people who have side effects while taking Losartan potassium from FDA and social media. Among them, 165 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.

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Losartan potassium

Losartan potassium (latest outcomes from 12,116 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Weight gain

Weight gain (latest reports from 528,152 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Oct, 13, 2014: 11,774 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan potassium. Among them, 165 people (1.40%) have Weight Gain.

Trend of Weight gain in Losartan potassium reports

Time on Losartan potassium when people have Weight gain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight gain16.67%33.33%0.00%16.67%33.33%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Losartan potassium * :

FemaleMale
Weight gain61.54%38.46%

Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Losartan potassium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight gain0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%2.84%17.02%26.24%53.90%

Severity of Weight gain when taking Losartan potassium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight gain0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Weight gain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Weight gain0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (48 people, 29.09%)
  2. Rheumatoid arthritis (18 people, 10.91%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus (17 people, 10.30%)
  4. Atrial fibrillation (15 people, 9.09%)
  5. Blood pressure (11 people, 6.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (42 people, 25.45%)
  2. Simvastatin (23 people, 13.94%)
  3. Omeprazole (20 people, 12.12%)
  4. Furosemide (18 people, 10.91%)
  5. Metoprolol tartrate (18 people, 10.91%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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