Review: could Losartan cause Panic disorder?
Summary: Panic disorder is found among people who take Losartan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Losartan potassium, and have High blood pressure.
We study 12,974 people who have side effects while taking Losartan from FDA and social media. Among them, 46 have Panic disorder. Find out below who they are, when they have Panic disorder and more.
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Losartan has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 14,054 Losartan users)
Panic disorder has been reported by people with depression, stress and anxiety, quit smoking, pain, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 25,167 Panic disorder patients)
On Jan, 6, 2015: 12,956 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan. Among them, 46 people (0.36%) have Panic Disorder.
Time on Losartan when people have Panic disorder * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Panic disorder||15.79%||10.53%||5.26%||0.00%||68.42%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Panic disorder when taking Losartan * :
|Panic disorder||86.00%||14.00% |
Age of people who have Panic disorder when taking Losartan * :
|Panic disorder||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||2.13%||4.26%||10.64%||82.98% |
Severity of Panic disorder when taking Losartan ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Panic disorder||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Panic disorder ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Panic disorder||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (29 people, 63.04%)
- Hyperchlorhydria (16 people, 34.78%)
- Irritable bowel syndrome (15 people, 32.61%)
- Pain (13 people, 28.26%)
- Depression (8 people, 17.39%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Losartan potassium (45 people, 97.83%)
- Amitriptyline hydrochloride (22 people, 47.83%)
- Lansoprazole (22 people, 47.83%)
- Fosamax (20 people, 43.48%)
- Amlodipine (17 people, 36.96%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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