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Review: could Losartan cause Blood glucose increased?

We study 12,882 people who have side effects while taking Losartan from FDA and social media. Among them, 240 have Blood glucose increased. Find out below who they are, when they have Blood glucose increased and more.

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Losartan

Losartan (latest outcomes from 13,968 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Blood glucose increased

Blood glucose increased (latest reports from 439,545 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, diabetes, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression.

On Sep, 16, 2014: 12,882 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan. Among them, 240 people (1.86%) have Blood Glucose Increased.

Trend of Blood glucose increased in Losartan reports

Time on Losartan when people have Blood glucose increased * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Blood glucose increased25.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Blood glucose increased when taking Losartan * :

FemaleMale
Blood glucose increased48.50%51.50%

Age of people who have Blood glucose increased when taking Losartan * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Blood glucose increased0.00%0.00%0.49%0.98%0.49%5.39%21.57%71.08%

Severity of Blood glucose increased when taking Losartan ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Blood glucose increased0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Blood glucose increased ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Blood glucose increased0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (49 people, 20.42%)
  2. Diabetes mellitus (36 people, 15.00%)
  3. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (28 people, 11.67%)
  4. Diabetes mellitus non-insulin-dependent (11 people, 4.58%)
  5. Blood cholesterol (9 people, 3.75%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Losartan potassium (210 people, 87.50%)
  2. Aspirin (75 people, 31.25%)
  3. Furosemide (57 people, 23.75%)
  4. Lantus (38 people, 15.83%)
  5. Simvastatin (37 people, 15.42%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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