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Review: could Losartan cause Muscle weakness (Weakness)?

We study 12,923 people who have side effects while taking Losartan from FDA and social media. Among them, 616 have Muscle weakness. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle weakness and more.

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Losartan

Losartan (latest outcomes from 14,007 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Muscle weakness

Muscle Weakness (a lack of muscle strength) (latest reports from 1,330,649 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, pain.

On Oct, 31, 2014: 12,923 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan. Among them, 616 people (4.77%) have Muscle Weakness.

Trend of Muscle weakness in Losartan reports

Time on Losartan when people have Muscle weakness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Muscle weakness15.15%30.30%18.18%15.15%18.18%3.03%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Muscle weakness56.44%43.56%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscle weakness0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%2.61%7.28%17.16%72.95%

Severity of Muscle weakness when taking Losartan ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Muscle weakness5.56%61.11%33.33%0.00%

How people recovered from Muscle weakness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Muscle weakness11.11%0.00%88.89%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (179 people, 29.06%)
  2. Rheumatoid arthritis (51 people, 8.28%)
  3. Pain (43 people, 6.98%)
  4. Atrial fibrillation (39 people, 6.33%)
  5. Osteoporosis (38 people, 6.17%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Losartan potassium (559 people, 90.75%)
  2. Aspirin (170 people, 27.60%)
  3. Simvastatin (102 people, 16.56%)
  4. Omeprazole (92 people, 14.94%)
  5. Furosemide (84 people, 13.64%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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