Losartan and Memory loss - from FDA reports


Summary

Memory loss 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 . We study 46,073 people who have side effects while taking Losartan from FDA. Among them, 754 have Memory loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Memory loss 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 49,076 users)

Memory Loss

Memory loss has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 105,190 Memory loss patients).

On Feb, 18, 2017

46,073 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan.
Among them, 754 people (1.64%) have Memory Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Losartan cause Memory loss?

Time on Losartan when people have Memory Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 36.84 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 52.63 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.26 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.26 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Memory Loss when taking Losartan *:

  • female: 69.02 %
  • male: 30.98 %

Age of people who have Memory Loss when taking Losartan *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.35 %
  • 10-19: 0.17 %
  • 20-29: 0.17 %
  • 30-39: 1.92 %
  • 40-49: 10.63 %
  • 50-59: 24.91 %
  • 60+: 61.85 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (246 people, 32.63%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (112 people, 14.85%)
  • Depression (88 people, 11.67%)
  • Pain (75 people, 9.95%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (56 people, 7.43%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Amlodipine (76 people, 10.08%)
  • Metformin (74 people, 9.81%)
  • Aspirin (57 people, 7.56%)
  • Lyrica (55 people, 7.29%)
  • Lipitor (53 people, 7.03%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dizziness (125 people, 16.58%)
  • High Blood Pressure (118 people, 15.65%)
  • Fatigue (114 people, 15.12%)
  • Headache (109 people, 14.46%)
  • Confusional State (101 people, 13.40%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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