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Review: could Losartan cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?

We study 12,923 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 (latest outcomes from 14,007 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Weight gain

Weight gain (latest reports from 528,152 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Oct, 13, 2014: 12,882 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan. Among them, 175 people (1.36%) 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. Blood pressure (11 people, 6.29%)

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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