Losartan potassium and Muscle weakness - from FDA reports


Summary

Muscle weakness 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 Muscle weakness 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, 954 people (5.02%) have Muscle weakness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Losartan potassium cause Muscle weakness?

Time on Losartan potassium when people have Muscle weakness *:

  • < 1 month: 30.23 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 30.23 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 18.6 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 16.28 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.33 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Muscle weakness when taking Losartan potassium *:

  • female: 58.68 %
  • male: 41.32 %

Age of people who have Muscle weakness when taking Losartan potassium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.26 %
  • 20-29: 0.51 %
  • 30-39: 1.79 %
  • 40-49: 5.38 %
  • 50-59: 15.51 %
  • 60+: 76.54 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (98 people, 10.27%)
  • Pain (67 people, 7.02%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (62 people, 6.50%)
  • Diabetes (61 people, 6.39%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (60 people, 6.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (162 people, 16.98%)
  • Simvastatin (100 people, 10.48%)
  • Furosemide (90 people, 9.43%)
  • Omeprazole (88 people, 9.22%)
  • Lipitor (88 people, 9.22%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (274 people, 28.72%)
  • Dizziness (163 people, 17.09%)
  • Nausea (159 people, 16.67%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (153 people, 16.04%)
  • Diarrhea (124 people, 13.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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