Review: could Losartan cause High blood sugar (Hyperglycemia)?
Summary: High blood sugar is found among people who take Losartan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Losartan potassium, and have High blood pressure.
We study 12,974 people who have side effects while taking Losartan from FDA and social media. Among them, 104 have High blood sugar. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood sugar and more.
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Losartan has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 14,054 Losartan users)
High blood sugar
High blood sugar (high blood sugar) has been reported by people with diabetes, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, bipolar disorder. (latest reports from 17,102 High blood sugar patients)
On Jan, 26, 2015: 12,974 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan. Among them, 104 people (0.80%) have High Blood Sugar.
Time on Losartan when people have High blood sugar * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|High blood sugar||11.11%||22.22%||11.11%||11.11%||22.22%||0.00%||22.22% |
Gender of people who have High blood sugar when taking Losartan * :
|High blood sugar||64.15%||35.85% |
Age of people who have High blood sugar when taking Losartan * :
|High blood sugar||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||7.61%||9.78%||16.30%||66.30% |
Severity of High blood sugar when taking Losartan ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|High blood sugar||20.00%||20.00%||60.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from High blood sugar ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|High blood sugar||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (40 people, 38.46%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (24 people, 23.08%)
- Diabetes mellitus (17 people, 16.35%)
- Gastric disorder (12 people, 11.54%)
- Depression (6 people, 5.77%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Losartan potassium (92 people, 88.46%)
- Lantus (43 people, 41.35%)
- Simvastatin (20 people, 19.23%)
- Atenolol (17 people, 16.35%)
- Aspirin (16 people, 15.38%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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i used to take 5mg amlodipine and since 2 weeks my doctor increased it to 10mg and my blood sugar been going up,i also take 50mg losartan and it been increased to 100mg.
From this study (3 years ago):
Along with all the above drugs, my uncle is taking semi-glibenclamide and atorvastatin 20mg. His sugar level is increasing irrespective of drugs and controlled diet.
I Davidson on Apr, 30, 2012:
I have taken pantoprazole 20mg daily for 2 months. I lately noticed increased blood sugar levels of around 18mMol. Is this dangerous?
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