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 11,758 people who have side effects while taking Losartan potassium from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
Stay connected: join a mobile support group for people who have Losartan potassium side effects >>>
What is Losartan potassium
Losartan potassium (latest outcomes from 12,094 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 Aug, 30, 2014: 11,758 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||Renal Failure Acute||Liver Disorder||Angioedema||Arthralgia||Headache||Rash||Fatigue |
|Blood Pressure Increased||Fatigue||Dizziness||Blood Pressure Increased||Diarrhoea||Dizziness||Tongue Oedema||Nausea |
|Infection||Diarrhoea||Malaise||Hyperkalaemia||Irritable Bowel Syndrome||Diplopia||Face Oedema||Dizziness |
|Drug Ineffective||Liver Disorder||Nausea||Bronchopneumonia||Heart Rate Increased||Vertigo||Erythema||Pain |
|Erythema Multiforme||Vomiting||Dyspnoea||Cerebral Ischaemia||Panic Attack||Cardiac Failure||Urinary Tract Infection||Diarrhoea |
|Nephrotic Syndrome||Angioedema||Alanine Aminotransferase Increased||Dizziness||Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage||Muscle Spasms||Hypersensitivity||Headache |
|Dyspnoea||Headache||Pulmonary Oedema||Renal Failure Chronic||Nausea||Neurogenic Bladder||Pruritus||Arthralgia |
|Rash||Abdominal Pain||Headache||Constipation||Anaemia||Injection Site Pain||Priapism||Asthenia |
|Nausea||Blood Pressure Increased||Collagen Disorder||Death||Pneumonia||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.
Browse Losartan potassium side effects from A to Z:
Comments for this study:
Frank (1 year ago):
I would love to have this drug just for the need to masterbate.
Reply the comment
HUSNAJ (3 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.
Reply the comment
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
You can also:
Comments from related studies:
From this study (3 hours ago):
Get the rapid muscle twitches in the breast area
From this study (3 days ago):
I recently quit taking all meds due to loss of insurance coverage. I have been having symptoms for a week that seem to only get worse
From this study (2 weeks ago):
palms of hand turn red and itch when exposed to cold lips and tongue tingle and itch
Post a new comment OR Read more comments
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
More questions for: Losartan potassium
You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):
- Losartan potassium bad dreams
This drug is causing me dreams nightly. I have taken it for 3 weeks. Will be letting my physician know.
- Rituxan mental changes
Within a month my daughter has had altered mental health symptoms such as confusion 'ADD symptoms' decrease in vision, trouble concentrating, frequent headaches and sharp head pain, forgetfulness, blanks out much more and 'feels off'
it has now been about 5 months since last rituxan
- Hair loss on this drug
i began this drug a week and two days now. after the fourth day i saw hair loss, my sister said you have a dry patch in your hair and i went home and brushed my hair there was no much hair loss and a few bald patches about the size of fists at the back of my head. There was no way to hide them, e ...
More reviews for: Losartan potassium
On eHealthMe, Losartan Potassium (losartan potassium) is often used for high blood pressure. Find out below the conditions Losartan Potassium is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is Losartan Potassium used for and how effective is it:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
Studies of common Losartan potassium drug interactions:
- Losartan Potassium and Lasix drug interactions (6,878 reports)
- Losartan Potassium and Baby Aspirin drug interactions (5,802 reports)
- Losartan Potassium and Atorvastatin Calcium drug interactions (4,553 reports)
- Losartan Potassium and Norvasc drug interactions (4,545 reports)
- Losartan Potassium and Simvastatin drug interactions (4,542 reports)
- Losartan Potassium and Levothyroxine thyroid drug interactions (4,416 reports)
- Losartan Potassium and Glucophage drug interactions (3,749 reports)
- Losartan Potassium and Omeprazole drug interactions (3,351 reports)
- Losartan Potassium and Jantoven drug interactions (3,176 reports)
- Losartan Potassium and Tenormin drug interactions (2,821 reports)
Browse Losartan potassium drug interactions with drugs from A to Z:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.
DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.
You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).
If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.