Losartan and Fluid retention - from FDA reports
Fluid retention is found among people who take Losartan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lasix, and have High blood pressure . We study 46,073 people who have side effects while taking Losartan from FDA. Among them, 203 have Fluid retention. Find out below who they are, when they have Fluid retention and more.
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Losartan has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Losartan 49,068 users)
Fluid retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) has been reported by people with primary pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary hypertension, high blood pressure, diabetes, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 35,419 Fluid retention patients).
On Jan, 25, 2017
46,073 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan.
Among them, 203 people (0.44%) have Fluid Retention
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Losartan when people have Fluid Retention *:
- < 1 month: 62.5 %
- 1 - 6 months: 37.5 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Fluid Retention when taking Losartan *:
- female: 63.82 %
- male: 36.18 %
Age of people who have Fluid Retention when taking Losartan *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 1.27 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 1.27 %
- 40-49: 8.28 %
- 50-59: 17.83 %
- 60+: 71.34 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (45 people, 22.17%)
- Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (22 people, 10.84%)
- Pulmonary Hypertension (18 people, 8.87%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (15 people, 7.39%)
- Cardiac Disorder (12 people, 5.91%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lasix (33 people, 16.26%)
- Metformin (24 people, 11.82%)
- Amlodipine (22 people, 10.84%)
- Lantus (21 people, 10.34%)
- Furosemide (18 people, 8.87%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Breathing Difficulty (47 people, 23.15%)
- Weight Increased (42 people, 20.69%)
- Oedema Peripheral (29 people, 14.29%)
- Weakness (26 people, 12.81%)
- Fatigue (26 people, 12.81%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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