Losartan potassium and Constipation - from FDA reports


Summary

Constipation is found among people who take Losartan potassium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hyperkalemia. This review analyzes which people have Constipation 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, 20, 2017

19,021 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan potassium.
Among them, 400 people (2.1%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Losartan potassium cause Constipation?

Time on Losartan potassium when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 16.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 41.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Losartan potassium *:

  • female: 59.52 %
  • male: 40.48 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Losartan potassium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.33 %
  • 20-29: 0.99 %
  • 30-39: 2.64 %
  • 40-49: 5.28 %
  • 50-59: 13.53 %
  • 60+: 77.23 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hyperkalemia (38 people, 9.50%)
  • Pain (36 people, 9.00%)
  • Diabetes (33 people, 8.25%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (30 people, 7.50%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (27 people, 6.75%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (65 people, 16.25%)
  • Veltassa (41 people, 10.25%)
  • Lipitor (34 people, 8.50%)
  • Lyrica (33 people, 8.25%)
  • Furosemide (32 people, 8.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (102 people, 25.50%)
  • Weakness (86 people, 21.50%)
  • Fatigue (84 people, 21.00%)
  • Diarrhea (79 people, 19.75%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (58 people, 14.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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