Losartan potassium and Upset stomach - from FDA reports
Upset stomach 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 Diabetes. This review analyzes which people have Upset stomach 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, 23, 2017
19,021 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan potassium.
Among them, 652 people (3.43%) have Upset stomach
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Losartan potassium when people have Upset stomach *:
- < 1 month: 20.51 %
- 1 - 6 months: 46.15 %
- 6 - 12 months: 5.13 %
- 1 - 2 years: 10.26 %
- 2 - 5 years: 12.82 %
- 5 - 10 years: 5.13 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Upset stomach when taking Losartan potassium *:
- female: 69.65 %
- male: 30.35 %
Age of people who have Upset stomach when taking Losartan potassium *:
- 0-1: 0.18 %
- 2-9: 0.18 %
- 10-19: 0.72 %
- 20-29: 0.9 %
- 30-39: 2.53 %
- 40-49: 7.58 %
- 50-59: 21.3 %
- 60+: 66.61 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Diabetes (58 people, 8.90%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (43 people, 6.60%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (39 people, 5.98%)
- Type 2 Diabetes (38 people, 5.83%)
- Preventive Health Care (38 people, 5.83%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (96 people, 14.72%)
- Omeprazole (82 people, 12.58%)
- Furosemide (73 people, 11.20%)
- Simvastatin (49 people, 7.52%)
- Levothyroxine Sodium (48 people, 7.36%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (316 people, 48.47%)
- Diarrhea (194 people, 29.75%)
- Weakness (105 people, 16.10%)
- Dizziness (99 people, 15.18%)
- Fatigue (96 people, 14.72%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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