Review: could Losartan cause Incontinence?
Summary: Incontinence 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, 11 have Incontinence. Find out below who they are, when they have Incontinence 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)
Incontinence (lack of moderation or self-control) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain. (latest reports from 5,796 Incontinence patients)
On Jan, 6, 2015: 12,956 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan. Among them, 11 people (0.08%) have Incontinence.
Time on Losartan when people have Incontinence * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Incontinence when taking Losartan * :
Age of people who have Incontinence when taking Losartan * :
Severity of Incontinence when taking Losartan ** :
How people recovered from Incontinence ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (3 people, 27.27%)
- Migraine (2 people, 18.18%)
- Depression (2 people, 18.18%)
- Hypothyroidism (2 people, 18.18%)
- Schizophrenia (2 people, 18.18%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Losartan potassium (11 people, 100.00%)
- Levothyroxine sodium (3 people, 27.27%)
- Fluoxetine (3 people, 27.27%)
- Simvastatin (3 people, 27.27%)
- Lercanidipine (2 people, 18.18%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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