Review: could Losartan cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?
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 Losartan potassium, and have High blood pressure.
We study 13,043 people who have side effects while taking Losartan from FDA and social media. Among them, 177 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.
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Losartan has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 14,130 Losartan users)
Weight Gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 76,706 Weight Gain patients)
On Apr, 12, 2015: 13,021 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan. Among them, 177 people (1.36%) have Weight Gain.
Time on Losartan when people have Weight gain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Weight gain||11.76%||29.41%||5.88%||17.65%||23.53%||11.76%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Losartan * :
|Weight gain||61.88%||38.12% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Losartan * :
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||3.29%||18.42%||25.00%||53.29% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Losartan ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||0.00%||64.29%||35.71%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Weight gain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Weight gain||0.00%||20.00%||80.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (52 people, 29.38%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (18 people, 10.17%)
- Diabetes mellitus (17 people, 9.60%)
- Atrial fibrillation (17 people, 9.60%)
- Pain (10 people, 5.65%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Losartan potassium (151 people, 85.31%)
- Aspirin (42 people, 23.73%)
- Simvastatin (24 people, 13.56%)
- Omeprazole (21 people, 11.86%)
- Furosemide (18 people, 10.17%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of drug interactions between Vitamin D, Multivitamin, Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate, Losartan, Metoprolol Succinate, Synthroid, Atorvastatin Calcium for a 72-year old woman with Supplement, Sjogren's Syndrome, Hypertension, Cardiac Flutter, Hypothyroidism, Ldl/hdl Ratio Increased. The patient has Laboratory Test Abnormal
- A study of drug interactions between Lisinopril, Simvastatin, Hydroxyzine, Effexor Xr for a 36-year old woman with Hypertension, High Blood Cholesterol, Insomnia, Anxiety Disorder. The patient has Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness, Weight Gain
- A study of side effects of Effexor for a 45-year old woman with Anxiety Disorder. The patient has Weight Gain
- A study of side effects of Seroquel for a 40-year old woman with Bipolar Disorder. The patient has Weight Gain
- A study of side effects of Vesicare for a 36-year old woman with Overactive Bladder. The patient has Weight Gain
Recent Losartan related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Losartan, Perindopril Erbumine for a 62-year old man who has Hypertension
- Comparions of Plavix, Lipitor, Losartan for a 70-year old man who has Health
- Comparions of Losartan Potassium, Captopril for a 65-year old man who has High Blood Pressure
- Comparions of Diovan, Cozaar, Benicar, Avapro for a 62-year old woman who has High Blood Pressure
- Comparions of Omeprazole, Metformin, Losartan, Carvedilol, Atorvastatin Calcium for a 61-year old man who has Mood Disorder Due To A General Medical Condition
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