Losartan potassium and Irregular heartbeat - from FDA reports


Summary

Irregular heartbeat 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 Furosemide, and have Convulsion. This review analyzes which people have Irregular heartbeat 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 Oct, 21, 2017

19,021 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan potassium.
Among them, 264 people (1.39%) have Irregular heartbeat


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Losartan potassium cause Irregular heartbeat?

Time on Losartan potassium when people have Irregular heartbeat *:

  • < 1 month: 42.86 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 4.76 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.76 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.29 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 28.57 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.76 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Irregular heartbeat when taking Losartan potassium *:

  • female: 76.54 %
  • male: 23.46 %

Age of people who have Irregular heartbeat when taking Losartan potassium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.94 %
  • 30-39: 0.47 %
  • 40-49: 7.98 %
  • 50-59: 20.66 %
  • 60+: 69.95 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Convulsion (31 people, 11.74%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (29 people, 10.98%)
  • Ingrowing Nail (17 people, 6.44%)
  • Pain (14 people, 5.30%)
  • Diabetes (14 people, 5.30%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (55 people, 20.83%)
  • Furosemide (55 people, 20.83%)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (52 people, 19.70%)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (48 people, 18.18%)
  • Lisinopril (40 people, 15.15%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dizziness (87 people, 32.95%)
  • Headache (74 people, 28.03%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (60 people, 22.73%)
  • Loss Of Consciousness (46 people, 17.42%)
  • Urinary Tract Infection (44 people, 16.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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