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Review: could Losartan cause High blood sugar?

We study 12,841 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

Losartan (latest outcomes from 13,904 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 146,227 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, depression, bipolar disorder.

On Jul, 17, 2014: 12,830 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 143,355 people who have High Blood Sugar on eHealthMe.

Trend of High blood sugar in Losartan reports

Time on Losartan when people have High blood sugar * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
High blood sugar0.00%25.00%12.50%12.50%25.00%0.00%25.00%

Gender of people who have High blood sugar when taking Losartan * :

FemaleMale
High blood sugar63.81%36.19%

Age of people who have High blood sugar when taking Losartan * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
High blood sugar0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%7.69%9.89%16.48%65.93%

Severity of High blood sugar when taking Losartan ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
High blood sugar25.00%0.00%75.00%0.00%

How people recovered from High blood sugar ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
High blood sugar0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (39 people, 37.86%)
  2. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (24 people, 23.30%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus (17 people, 16.50%)
  4. Blood pressure (14 people, 13.59%)
  5. Gastric disorder (12 people, 11.65%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Losartan potassium (92 people, 89.32%)
  2. Lantus (43 people, 41.75%)
  3. Simvastatin (20 people, 19.42%)
  4. Atenolol (17 people, 16.50%)
  5. Aspirin (16 people, 15.53%)

* 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.

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  • 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.

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    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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  • From this study (4 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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