Losartan and Fluid retention - from FDA reports


Summary

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. This review analyzes which people have Fluid retention with Losartan. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 52,919 people who have side effects when taking Losartan from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 05, 2017

52,919 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan.
Among them, 246 people (0.46%) have Fluid Retention


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Losartan cause Fluid retention?

Time on Losartan when people have Fluid Retention *:

  • < 1 month: 66.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 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: 62.81 %
  • male: 37.19 %

Age of people who have Fluid Retention when taking Losartan *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.05 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 1.58 %
  • 40-49: 8.95 %
  • 50-59: 17.89 %
  • 60+: 70.53 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (51 people, 20.73%)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (31 people, 12.60%)
  • Pulmonary Hypertension (22 people, 8.94%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (18 people, 7.32%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (15 people, 6.10%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (42 people, 17.07%)
  • Metformin (30 people, 12.20%)
  • Lantus (27 people, 10.98%)
  • Amlodipine (26 people, 10.57%)
  • Furosemide (18 people, 7.32%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (59 people, 23.98%)
  • Weight Increased (51 people, 20.73%)
  • Fatigue (36 people, 14.63%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (35 people, 14.23%)
  • Weakness (31 people, 12.60%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Fluid retention when taking Losartan?

Losartan

Losartan has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Losartan 56,079 users)

Fluid Retention

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, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 38,287 Fluid retention patients).

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