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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 12,956 people who have side effects while taking Losartan from FDA and social media. Among them, 175 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain 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 14,034 users)

Weight gain

Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Weight gain 75,856 patients)

On Dec, 12, 2014: 12,937 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan. Among them, 175 people (1.35%) have Weight Gain.

Trend of Weight gain in Losartan reports

Time on Losartan when people have Weight gain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight gain12.50%31.25%6.25%18.75%25.00%6.25%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Weight gain61.45%38.55%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight gain0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%3.33%18.67%25.33%52.67%

Severity of Weight gain when taking Losartan ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight gain0.00%58.33%41.67%0.00%

How people recovered from Weight gain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Weight gain0.00%20.00%80.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (51 people, 29.14%)
  2. Rheumatoid arthritis (18 people, 10.29%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus (17 people, 9.71%)
  4. Atrial fibrillation (17 people, 9.71%)
  5. Pain (10 people, 5.71%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Losartan potassium (150 people, 85.71%)
  2. Aspirin (42 people, 24.00%)
  3. Simvastatin (24 people, 13.71%)
  4. Omeprazole (20 people, 11.43%)
  5. Metoprolol tartrate (18 people, 10.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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