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

Summary: Weight gain 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 Hypertension.

We study 11,780 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 12,122 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Trend of losartan potassium reports

Weight gain

Weight gain (latest reports from 75,856 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.

Trend of Weight gain reports

On Nov, 13, 2014: 11,780 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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