Review: Weight gain in Losartan
(By eHealthMe on Nov, 23, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Weight gain (Weight increased) by studying 11,100 people who take Losartan. We analyze: the time on Losartan when people have Weight gain, gender and age of these people, the severity of Weight gain, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Losartan. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Losartan (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure, blood pressure management. Commonly reported side effects of Losartan include high blood pressure, breathing difficulty, dyspnoea exacerbated, dizziness, dizziness aggravated.
Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.
On Nov, 23, 2013: 11,048 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan. Among them, 136 people (1.23%) 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||20.00%||30.00%||0.00%||20.00%||20.00%||10.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Losartan * :
|Weight gain||58.09%||41.91% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Losartan * :
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||4.46%||15.18%||32.14%||48.21% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Losartan ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Weight gain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (43 people, 31.62%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (15 people, 11.03%)
- Atrial fibrillation (15 people, 11.03%)
- Diabetes mellitus (13 people, 9.56%)
- Pain (9 people, 6.62%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Losartan potassium (126 people, 92.65%)
- Aspirin (33 people, 24.26%)
- Simvastatin (20 people, 14.71%)
- Digoxin (17 people, 12.50%)
- Omeprazole (16 people, 11.76%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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