Review: could Losartan cause High blood sugar?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 6, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.5/4
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, 103 have High blood sugar. See who they are, when they have High blood sugar 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 12,191 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.
High blood sugar
High blood sugar (high blood sugar) (latest reports from 138,626 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, depression, bipolar disorder.
On Mar, 6, 2014: 12,818 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan. Among them, 103 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||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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