Losartan and Withdrawal syndrome - from FDA reports


Withdrawal syndrome is found among people who take Losartan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Zopiclone, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Withdrawal syndrome 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 Apr, 25, 2017

52,919 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan.
Among them, 67 people (0.13%) have Withdrawal Syndrome

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Losartan cause Withdrawal syndrome?

Gender of people who have Withdrawal Syndrome when taking Losartan *:

  • female: 65.08 %
  • male: 34.92 %

Age of people who have Withdrawal Syndrome when taking Losartan *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 7.41 %
  • 50-59: 33.33 %
  • 60+: 59.26 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (27 people, 40.30%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (20 people, 29.85%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (17 people, 25.37%)
  • High Blood Pressure (14 people, 20.90%)
  • Blood Pressure Management (10 people, 14.93%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zopiclone (15 people, 22.39%)
  • Lyrica (14 people, 20.90%)
  • Amlodipine (12 people, 17.91%)
  • Effexor (8 people, 11.94%)
  • Simvastatin (7 people, 10.45%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (23 people, 34.33%)
  • Nausea (21 people, 31.34%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (20 people, 29.85%)
  • Malaise (19 people, 28.36%)
  • Insomnia (19 people, 28.36%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Losartan?


Losartan has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Losartan 56,079 users)

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