Review: could Losartan cause Withdrawal Syndrome?


Summary

Withdrawal syndrome is found among people who take Losartan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Lyrica, and have Anxiety . We study 11,672 people who have side effects while taking Losartan from FDA and social media. Among them, 17 have Withdrawal syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Withdrawal syndrome 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 25,155 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 irritability, drug withdrawal syndrome, agitation, insomnia, sleep disorder (latest reports from 10,937 Withdrawal syndrome patients).

On Aug, 30, 2016

11,672 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan.
Among them, 17 people (0.15%) 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: 76.47 %
  • male: 23.53 %

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: 15.38 %
  • 50-59: 38.46 %
  • 60+: 46.15 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Anxiety (9 people, 52.94%)
  • Hypertension (5 people, 29.41%)
  • Depression (3 people, 17.65%)
  • Blood Cholesterol (3 people, 17.65%)
  • Nervousness (2 people, 11.76%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lyrica (5 people, 29.41%)
  • Simvastatin (4 people, 23.53%)
  • Lansoprazole (3 people, 17.65%)
  • Atenolol (3 people, 17.65%)
  • Amlodipine (3 people, 17.65%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Diarrhoea (7 people, 41.18%)
  • Nervousness (6 people, 35.29%)
  • Dizziness (5 people, 29.41%)
  • Depression (5 people, 29.41%)
  • Weight Decreased (4 people, 23.53%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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