Losartan and Weight gain - from FDA reports


Summary

Weight gain 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 Lyrica, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Weight gain with Losartan. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 52,919 people who have side effects when taking Losartan from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 04, 2017

52,919 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan.
Among them, 872 people (1.65%) have Weight Gain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Losartan cause Weight gain?

Time on Losartan when people have Weight Gain *:

  • < 1 month: 11.76 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 82.35 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.88 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Weight Gain when taking Losartan *:

  • female: 71.43 %
  • male: 28.57 %

Age of people who have Weight Gain when taking Losartan *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.63 %
  • 20-29: 0.47 %
  • 30-39: 2.68 %
  • 40-49: 11.65 %
  • 50-59: 22.2 %
  • 60+: 62.36 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (298 people, 34.17%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (124 people, 14.22%)
  • Diabetes (94 people, 10.78%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (87 people, 9.98%)
  • Pain (86 people, 9.86%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lyrica (93 people, 10.67%)
  • Metformin (85 people, 9.75%)
  • Amlodipine (85 people, 9.75%)
  • Lasix (62 people, 7.11%)
  • Simvastatin (57 people, 6.54%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (158 people, 18.12%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (145 people, 16.63%)
  • High Blood Pressure (133 people, 15.25%)
  • Weight Decreased (111 people, 12.73%)
  • Pain (109 people, 12.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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