Could Losartan cause Insomnia - from FDA reports


Summary

Insomnia is found among people who take Losartan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Amlodipine, and have High blood pressure . We study 18,868 people who have side effects while taking Losartan from FDA. Among them, 413 have Insomnia. Find out below who they are, when they have Insomnia and more.

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Losartan

Losartan has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Losartan 48,978 users)

Insomnia

Insomnia (sleeplessness) has been reported by people with depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, insomnia (latest reports from 206,791 Insomnia patients).

On Nov, 22, 2016

18,868 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan.
Among them, 413 people (2.19%) have Insomnia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Losartan cause Insomnia?

Time on Losartan when people have Insomnia *:

  • < 1 month: 15 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 10 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 15 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 15 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 15 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 20 %
  • 10+ years: 5 %

Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Losartan *:

  • female: 66.58 %
  • male: 33.42 %

Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Losartan *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.3 %
  • 30-39: 2.72 %
  • 40-49: 4.53 %
  • 50-59: 21.75 %
  • 60+: 70.69 %

Severity of Insomnia **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 42.86 %
  • severe: 42.86 %
  • most severe: 14.29 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Amlodipine (53 people, 12.83%)
  • Lyrica (45 people, 10.90%)
  • Omeprazole. (36 people, 8.72%)
  • Atorvastatin (34 people, 8.23%)
  • Aspirin (34 people, 8.23%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Depression (48 people, 11.62%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (38 people, 9.20%)
  • Diabetes (37 people, 8.96%)
  • Pain (33 people, 7.99%)
  • Cardiac Disorder (31 people, 7.51%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Fatigue (88 people, 21.31%)
  • High Blood Pressure (66 people, 15.98%)
  • Headache (65 people, 15.74%)
  • Drug Ineffective (59 people, 14.29%)
  • Weakness (57 people, 13.80%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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