Losartan potassium and Chest discomfort - from FDA reports


Summary

Chest discomfort 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 High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Chest discomfort with Losartan potassium. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 19,021 people who have side effects when taking Losartan potassium from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 24, 2017

19,021 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan potassium.
Among them, 598 people (3.14%) have Chest discomfort


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Losartan potassium cause Chest discomfort?

Time on Losartan potassium when people have Chest discomfort *:

  • < 1 month: 52.38 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.81 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.14 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.14 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.38 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.38 %
  • 10+ years: 4.76 %

Gender of people who have Chest discomfort when taking Losartan potassium *:

  • female: 62.93 %
  • male: 37.07 %

Age of people who have Chest discomfort when taking Losartan potassium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.2 %
  • 20-29: 0.6 %
  • 30-39: 1.98 %
  • 40-49: 8.33 %
  • 50-59: 22.22 %
  • 60+: 66.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (61 people, 10.20%)
  • Diabetes (55 people, 9.20%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (38 people, 6.35%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (36 people, 6.02%)
  • Pain (36 people, 6.02%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (151 people, 25.25%)
  • Omeprazole (78 people, 13.04%)
  • Simvastatin (65 people, 10.87%)
  • Furosemide (61 people, 10.20%)
  • Synthroid (51 people, 8.53%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (179 people, 29.93%)
  • Fatigue (102 people, 17.06%)
  • Nausea (98 people, 16.39%)
  • Dizziness (93 people, 15.55%)
  • Headache (77 people, 12.88%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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