Review: could Losartan cause Fluid retention?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 6, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 12,818 people who take Losartan. Among them, 38 have Fluid retention. See who they are, when they have Fluid retention and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Losartan (latest outcomes from 13,748 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure, blood pressure management. Commonly reported side effects of Losartan include high blood pressure, breathing difficulty, weakness, dizziness, dyspnoea exacerbated.
Fluid retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) (latest reports from 87,029 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, primary pulmonary hypertension, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, multiple sclerosis.
On Mar, 6, 2014: 12,818 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan. Among them, 38 people (0.30%) have Fluid Retention.
Time on Losartan when people have Fluid retention * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Fluid retention||66.67%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Fluid retention when taking Losartan * :
|Fluid retention||50.00%||50.00% |
Age of people who have Fluid retention when taking Losartan * :
|Fluid retention||0.00%||0.00%||3.12%||0.00%||3.12%||18.75%||9.38%||65.62% |
Severity of Fluid retention when taking Losartan ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Fluid retention||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||50.00% |
How people recovered from Fluid retention ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Fluid retention||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (10 people, 26.32%)
- Blood pressure (3 people, 7.89%)
- Atrial fibrillation (3 people, 7.89%)
- Renal failure chronic (3 people, 7.89%)
- Pain (2 people, 5.26%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Losartan potassium (31 people, 81.58%)
- Furosemide (8 people, 21.05%)
- Amlodipine (7 people, 18.42%)
- Lasix (7 people, 18.42%)
- Nifedipine (6 people, 15.79%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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