Losartan and Muscle cramps - from FDA reports


Summary

Muscle cramps is found among people who take Losartan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Lipitor, and have High blood cholesterol . We study 46,073 people who have side effects while taking Losartan from FDA. Among them, 19 have Muscle cramps. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle cramps 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)

Muscle Cramps

Muscle cramps (painful sensations caused by muscle contraction) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 10,549 Muscle cramps patients).

On Feb, 01, 2017

46,073 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan.
Among them, 19 people (0.04%) have Muscle Cramps


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Losartan cause Muscle cramps?

Gender of people who have Muscle Cramps when taking Losartan *:

  • female: 89.47 %
  • male: 10.53 %

Age of people who have Muscle Cramps when taking Losartan *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 18.75 %
  • 60+: 81.25 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (3 people, 15.79%)
  • Hyperlipidaemia (3 people, 15.79%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (3 people, 15.79%)
  • Movement Disorder (1 person, 5.26%)
  • High Blood Pressure (1 person, 5.26%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lipitor (7 people, 36.84%)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (4 people, 21.05%)
  • Furosemide (4 people, 21.05%)
  • Omeprazole (3 people, 15.79%)
  • Folic Acid (3 people, 15.79%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fever (6 people, 31.58%)
  • Weakness (4 people, 21.05%)
  • Muscle Aches (4 people, 21.05%)
  • Hypoaesthesia (4 people, 21.05%)
  • Difficulty In Walking (3 people, 15.79%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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