Review: could Losartan cause Dizziness?


Summary

Dizziness is found among people who take Losartan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypertension . We study 17,881 people who have side effects while taking Losartan from FDA and social media. Among them, 939 have Dizziness. Find out below who they are, when they have Dizziness and more.

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Losartan

It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Losartan 18,152 users)

Dizziness

Dizziness has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, rashes, urinary tract infection, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 157,310 Dizziness patients).

On Jul, 23, 2016

17,881 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan.
Among them, 939 people (5.25%) have Dizziness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Losartan cause Dizziness?

Time on Losartan when people have Dizziness *:

  • < 1 month: 25.68 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 27.7 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.14 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 13.51 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10.14 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 9.46 %
  • 10+ years: 3.38 %

Gender of people who have Dizziness when taking Losartan *:

  • female: 70.6 %
  • male: 29.4 %

Age of people who have Dizziness when taking Losartan *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.37 %
  • 20-29: 0.37 %
  • 30-39: 2.12 %
  • 40-49: 6.48 %
  • 50-59: 17.08 %
  • 60+: 73.57 %

Severity if Dizziness when taking Losartan **:

  • least: 17.57 %
  • moderate: 60.81 %
  • severe: 21.62 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Dizziness **:

  • while on drug: 3.33 %
  • after off the drug: 11.67 %
  • not yet: 85.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (337 people)
  • High Blood Pressure (84 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (60 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (50 people)
  • Depression (42 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (196 people)
  • Simvastatin (146 people)
  • Furosemide (103 people)
  • Omeprazole (101 people)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (101 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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