Losartan and High blood sugar - from FDA reports
High blood sugar is found among people who take Losartan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Lantus, and have Type 2 diabetes. This review analyzes which people have High blood sugar with Losartan. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 56,396 people who have side effects when taking Losartan from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Oct, 21, 2017
56,396 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan.
Among them, 314 people (0.56%) have High blood sugar
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Losartan when people have High blood sugar *:
- < 1 month: 12.5 %
- 1 - 6 months: 25.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 12.5 %
- 2 - 5 years: 12.5 %
- 5 - 10 years: 12.5 %
- 10+ years: 25.0 %
Gender of people who have High blood sugar when taking Losartan *:
- female: 65.8 %
- male: 34.2 %
Age of people who have High blood sugar when taking Losartan *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 5.08 %
- 40-49: 8.98 %
- 50-59: 18.75 %
- 60+: 67.19 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Type 2 Diabetes (94 people, 29.94%)
- Diabetes (75 people, 23.89%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (35 people, 11.15%)
- Hypothyroidism (24 people, 7.64%)
- Gastric Disorder (22 people, 7.01%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lantus (95 people, 30.25%)
- Metformin (52 people, 16.56%)
- Amlodipine (30 people, 9.55%)
- Simvastatin (27 people, 8.60%)
- Aspirin (26 people, 8.28%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Hypoglycemia (50 people, 15.92%)
- Dizziness (35 people, 11.15%)
- Weakness (29 people, 9.24%)
- Drug Ineffective (26 people, 8.28%)
- Fatigue (24 people, 7.64%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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