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Review: Losartan side effects
In this review, we analyze Losartan side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age (0-60+) of the people who have side effects while taking Losartan. The review is based on 12,923 people who have side effects while taking Losartan from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What is Losartan
Losartan (latest outcomes from 13,968 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 Potassium.
On Oct, 13, 2014: 12,923 people who reported to have side effects when taking Losartan 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||Dizziness||Ischaemic Stroke||Hypertension||Hypertension||Blood Pressure Increased||Dyspnoea |
|Blood Pressure Increased||Renal Failure Acute||Erectile Dysfunction||Hyperkalaemia||Heart Rate Increased||Dizziness||Urinary Tract Infection||Dizziness |
|Infection||Diarrhoea||Liver Disorder||Angioedema||Diarrhoea||Muscle Spasms||Oedema Peripheral||Nausea |
|Drug Ineffective||Headache||Nausea||Blood Pressure Increased||Panic Attack||Constipation||Face Oedema||Pain |
|Erythema Multiforme||Liver Disorder||Dyspnoea||Bronchopneumonia||Irritable Bowel Syndrome||Renal Failure||Pruritus||Diarrhoea |
|Nephrotic Syndrome||Vomiting||Fatigue||Renal Failure Chronic||Nausea||Neurogenic Bladder||Lymphadenopathy||Headache |
|Nausea||Blood Pressure Increased||Malaise||Cold Sweat||Anaemia||Depression||Priapism||Arthralgia |
|Dyspnoea||Angioedema||Headache||Headache||Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage||Vertigo||Swollen Tongue||Asthenia |
|Oedema Peripheral||Abdominal Pain||Collagen Disorder||Cerebral Ischaemia||Pneumonia||Pulmonary Haemorrhage||Tongue Oedema||Drug Ineffective |
Most common side effects by gender * :
Most common side effects by age * :
|Exposure To Communicable Disease||Device Related Infection||Infection||Convulsion||Malaise||Dyspnoea||Dyspnoea||Nausea |
|Blood Pressure Increased||Renal Failure Acute||Systemic Lupus Erythematosus||Oedema Peripheral||Pyrexia||Headache||Arthralgia||Dizziness |
|Vomiting||Henoch-schonlein Purpura||Lupus Nephritis||Arthralgia||Fatigue||Fatigue||Nausea||Dyspnoea |
|Loss Of Consciousness||Hypertension||Pyrexia||Arrhythmia||Renal Failure||Nausea||Dizziness||Fatigue |
|Cardiac Arrest||Fatigue||Hypertension||Diarrhoea||Hypotension||Hypertension||Pain||Diarrhoea |
|Foetal Growth Restriction||Hypotension||Dyspnoea||Urinary Tract Infection||Diarrhoea||Pyrexia||Headache||Asthenia |
|Oligohydramnios||Oedema Nos||Blood Creatinine Increased||Platelet Count Decreased||Convulsion||Cough||Drug Ineffective||Pyrexia |
|Congenital Renal Disorder||Anaemia Nos||Renal Failure||Condition Aggravated||Urinary Tract Infection||Rash||Fatigue||Headache |
|Pulmonary Embolism||Proteinuria Present||Hypotension||Dyspnoea||Pain||Dizziness||Hypotension||Malaise |
|Proteinuria||Septic Arthritis Staphylococcal||Renal Impairment||Blood Pressure Increased||Nausea||Pain In Extremity||Pyrexia||Vomiting |
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Only one week into taking the losartan and amlodipine, blurred vision and fatique are quite noticeable.
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On eHealthMe, Losartan (losartan potassium) is often used for high blood pressure. Find out below the conditions Losartan is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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- Losartan and Omeprazole drug interactions (3,354 reports)
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