Losartan and 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 1 - 6 months, also take medication Amlodipine, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Insomnia with Losartan. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 46,073 people who have side effects when taking Losartan from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Feb, 24, 2017

46,073 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan.
Among them, 1,044 people (2.27%) have Insomnia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Losartan cause Insomnia?

Time on Losartan when people have Insomnia *:

  • < 1 month: 30.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.67 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 13.33 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Losartan *:

  • female: 67.06 %
  • male: 32.94 %

Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Losartan *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.12 %
  • 10-19: 0.12 %
  • 20-29: 0.12 %
  • 30-39: 2.93 %
  • 40-49: 5.61 %
  • 50-59: 20.73 %
  • 60+: 70.37 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (366 people, 35.06%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (189 people, 18.10%)
  • Depression (119 people, 11.40%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (80 people, 7.66%)
  • Diabetes (79 people, 7.57%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Amlodipine (111 people, 10.63%)
  • Lyrica (106 people, 10.15%)
  • Metformin (84 people, 8.05%)
  • Aspirin (74 people, 7.09%)
  • Omeprazole (63 people, 6.03%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (227 people, 21.74%)
  • Headache (183 people, 17.53%)
  • High Blood Pressure (171 people, 16.38%)
  • Dizziness (161 people, 15.42%)
  • Drug Ineffective (155 people, 14.85%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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