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 Amlodipine, and have Depression . We study 46,073 people who have side effects while taking Losartan from FDA. Among them, 50 have Withdrawal syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Withdrawal syndrome and more.

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Losartan has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in essential hypertension. (latest outcomes from Losartan 49,068 users)

Withdrawal Syndrome

Withdrawal syndrome (a discontinuation syndrome is a set of symptoms occurred due to discontinuation of substance) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, back pain, muscle spasticity (latest reports from 13,481 Withdrawal syndrome patients).

On Feb, 13, 2017

46,073 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan.
Among them, 50 people (0.11%) 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: 60.42 %
  • male: 39.58 %

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: 9.76 %
  • 50-59: 36.59 %
  • 60+: 53.66 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (22 people, 44.00%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (16 people, 32.00%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (14 people, 28.00%)
  • High Blood Pressure (11 people, 22.00%)
  • Sleep Disorder (6 people, 12.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zopiclone (12 people, 24.00%)
  • Amlodipine (12 people, 24.00%)
  • Simvastatin (7 people, 14.00%)
  • Atenolol (6 people, 12.00%)
  • Aspirin (6 people, 12.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (17 people, 34.00%)
  • Dizziness (17 people, 34.00%)
  • Insomnia (16 people, 32.00%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (14 people, 28.00%)
  • Nausea (13 people, 26.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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