Losartan potassium and Weight gain - from FDA reports


Summary

Weight gain 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 High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Weight gain 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 Aug, 21, 2017

19,021 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan potassium.
Among them, 294 people (1.55%) have Weight gain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Losartan potassium cause Weight gain?

Time on Losartan potassium when people have Weight gain *:

  • < 1 month: 10 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 80 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Losartan potassium *:

  • female: 62.41 %
  • male: 37.59 %

Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Losartan potassium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.91 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 2.73 %
  • 40-49: 14.09 %
  • 50-59: 22.73 %
  • 60+: 59.55 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (34 people, 11.56%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (31 people, 10.54%)
  • Diabetes (31 people, 10.54%)
  • Pain (29 people, 9.86%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (27 people, 9.18%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (32 people, 10.88%)
  • Lipitor (29 people, 9.86%)
  • Simvastatin (28 people, 9.52%)
  • Lyrica (28 people, 9.52%)
  • Metformin (23 people, 7.82%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (56 people, 19.05%)
  • Weight Decreased (47 people, 15.99%)
  • Pain (45 people, 15.31%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (45 people, 15.31%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (44 people, 14.97%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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