Review: could Losartan cause High blood sugar?
We study 12,882 people who have side effects while taking Losartan from FDA and social media. Among them, 103 have High blood sugar. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood sugar and more.
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Losartan (latest outcomes from 13,945 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure.
High blood sugar
High blood sugar (high blood sugar) (latest reports from 146,015 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, depression, bipolar disorder.
On Aug, 17, 2014: 12,861 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan. Among them, 103 people (0.80%) have High Blood Sugar. They amount to 0.07% of all the 144,616 people who have High Blood Sugar on eHealthMe.
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||0.00%||25.00%||12.50%||12.50%||25.00%||0.00%||25.00% |
Gender of people who have High blood sugar when taking Losartan * :
|High blood sugar||63.81%||36.19% |
Age of people who have High blood sugar when taking Losartan * :
|High blood sugar||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||7.69%||9.89%||16.48%||65.93% |
Severity of High blood sugar when taking Losartan ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|High blood sugar||25.00%||0.00%||75.00%||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 (39 people, 37.86%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (24 people, 23.30%)
- Diabetes mellitus (17 people, 16.50%)
- Blood pressure (14 people, 13.59%)
- Gastric disorder (12 people, 11.65%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Losartan potassium (92 people, 89.32%)
- Lantus (43 people, 41.75%)
- Simvastatin (20 people, 19.42%)
- Atenolol (17 people, 16.50%)
- Aspirin (16 people, 15.53%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (4 months ago):
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 (2 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?
From this study (5 years ago):
Sometime the tremors are such that I can't hold a cup of coffee. The bone pain is sometime severe and they make loud snaping sound and feel like the're going to break.
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On eHealthMe, Losartan (losartan potassium) is often used for high blood pressure. Find out below the conditions Losartan is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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