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Review: Losartan potassium side effects
In this review, we analyze Losartan potassium side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age (0-60+) of the people who have side effects while taking Losartan potassium. The review is based on 11,774 people who have side effects while taking Losartan potassium from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What is Losartan potassium
Losartan potassium (latest outcomes from 12,116 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure.
Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (losartan potassium): Cozaar, Losartan.
On Oct, 13, 2014: 11,774 people who reported to have side effects when taking Losartan potassium are studied
Most common side effects over time * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified |
|Headache||Dizziness||Angioedema||Ischaemic Stroke||Hypertension||Hypertension||Blood Pressure Increased||Dyspnoea |
|Dizziness||Fatigue||Liver Disorder||Angioedema||Arthralgia||Headache||Rash||Fatigue |
|Blood Pressure Increased||Renal Failure Acute||Dyspnoea||Blood Pressure Increased||Diarrhoea||Dizziness||Tongue Oedema||Nausea |
|Infection||Diarrhoea||Malaise||Hyperkalaemia||Heart Rate Increased||Diplopia||Face Oedema||Dizziness |
|Drug Ineffective||Liver Disorder||Dizziness||Bronchopneumonia||Irritable Bowel Syndrome||Vertigo||Erythema||Pain |
|Erythema Multiforme||Vomiting||Nausea||Cerebral Ischaemia||Panic Attack||Cardiac Failure||Urinary Tract Infection||Diarrhoea |
|Dyspnoea||Abdominal Pain||Alanine Aminotransferase Increased||Dizziness||Nausea||Muscle Spasms||Hypersensitivity||Headache |
|Nephrotic Syndrome||Angioedema||Collagen Disorder||Renal Failure Chronic||Pneumonia||Neurogenic Bladder||Pruritus||Arthralgia |
|Rash||Headache||Pulmonary Oedema||Constipation||Anaemia||Injection Site Pain||Priapism||Asthenia |
|Hypotension||Cough||Epigastric Discomfort||Death||Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage||Renal Failure||Swollen Tongue||Drug Ineffective |
Most common side effects by gender * :
|Hypertension||Drug Ineffective |
Most common side effects by age * :
|Cardiac Arrest||Device Related Infection||Infection||Convulsion||Malaise||Dyspnoea||Dyspnoea||Nausea |
|Exposure To Communicable Disease||Hypertension||Systemic Lupus Erythematosus||Arthralgia||Pyrexia||Headache||Arthralgia||Dizziness |
|Blood Pressure Increased||Henoch-schonlein Purpura||Lupus Nephritis||Arrhythmia||Fatigue||Fatigue||Pain||Dyspnoea |
|Vomiting||Infusion Related Reaction||Pyrexia||Oedema Peripheral||Renal Failure||Hypertension||Nausea||Fatigue |
|Foetal Growth Restriction||Septic Arthritis Staphylococcal||Dyspnoea||Diarrhoea||Hypotension||Pyrexia||Dizziness||Diarrhoea |
|Congenital Renal Disorder||Proteinuria Present||Blood Creatinine Increased||Urinary Tract Infection||Diarrhoea||Cough||Drug Ineffective||Asthenia |
|Oligohydramnios||Albuminuria Present||Hypotension||Condition Aggravated||Convulsion||Nausea||Headache||Malaise |
|Loss Of Consciousness||Anaemia Nos||Hypertension||Platelet Count Decreased||Urinary Tract Infection||Rash||Fatigue||Headache |
|Pulmonary Embolism||Oedema Nos||Renal Failure||Blood Pressure Increased||Pain||Blood Pressure Increased||Hypotension||Pyrexia |
|Stevens-johnson Syndrome||Pallor||Blood Urea Increased||Dyspnoea||Nausea||Dizziness||Diarrhoea||Oedema Peripheral |
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Frank (1 year ago):
I would love to have this drug just for the need to masterbate.
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HUSNAJ (4 years ago):
I am 55 and started Losartan potassium 50mg with Concor 10mg ten days back and since that day I am suffering from severe itching on my scrotum and penis. The itch stays for 5-10 minutes and I am forced to rub both my scrotum and penis vigorusly which eventually takes me to masturbation.
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