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 12,841 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 13,904 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 Jul, 22, 2014: 12,841 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||Angioedema||Ischaemic Stroke||Hypertension||Headache||Blood Pressure Increased||Dyspnoea |
|Blood Pressure Increased||Renal Failure Acute||Erectile Dysfunction||Hyperkalaemia||Heart Rate Increased||Renal Failure||Urinary Tract Infection||Dizziness |
|Infection||Diarrhoea||Liver Disorder||Angioedema||Diarrhoea||Muscle Spasms||Oedema Peripheral||Nausea |
|Drug Ineffective||Liver Disorder||Headache||Blood Pressure Increased||Irritable Bowel Syndrome||Dizziness||Face Oedema||Pain |
|Nephrotic Syndrome||Headache||Dyspnoea||Bronchopneumonia||Panic Attack||Vertigo||Pruritus||Diarrhoea |
|Erythema Multiforme||Vomiting||Malaise||Renal Failure Chronic||Nausea||Diplopia||Lymphadenopathy||Headache |
|Nausea||Abdominal Pain||Nausea||Headache||Anaemia||Neurogenic Bladder||Priapism||Arthralgia |
|Dyspnoea||Angioedema||Collagen Disorder||Cold Sweat||Pneumonia||Cardiac Failure||Swollen Tongue||Asthenia |
|Cough||Blood Pressure Increased||Pulmonary Oedema||Constipation||Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage||Constipation||Tongue Oedema||Drug Ineffective |
Most common side effects by gender * :
|Pain||Drug Ineffective |
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||Hypertension||Dizziness||Fatigue |
|Cardiac Arrest||Fatigue||Hypertension||Diarrhoea||Hypotension||Nausea||Pain||Diarrhoea |
|Foetal Growth Restriction||Hypotension||Dyspnoea||Urinary Tract Infection||Diarrhoea||Cough||Headache||Asthenia |
|Oligohydramnios||Oedema Nos||Blood Creatinine Increased||Platelet Count Decreased||Urinary Tract Infection||Pyrexia||Drug Ineffective||Headache |
|Congenital Renal Disorder||Anaemia Nos||Renal Failure||Condition Aggravated||Nausea||Dizziness||Fatigue||Pyrexia |
|Pulmonary Embolism||Proteinuria Present||Hypotension||Dyspnoea||Convulsion||Rash||Hypotension||Malaise |
|Proteinuria||Septic Arthritis Staphylococcal||Renal Impairment||Blood Pressure Increased||Pain||Blood Pressure Increased||Vomiting||Vomiting |
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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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.
What is Losartan used for and how effective is it:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
Studies of common Losartan drug interactions:
- Losartan and Furosemide drug interactions (6,871 reports)
- Losartan and Acetylsalicylate Lysine drug interactions (5,794 reports)
- Losartan and Atorvastatin Calcium drug interactions (4,542 reports)
- Losartan and Simvastatin drug interactions (4,539 reports)
- Losartan and Norvasc drug interactions (4,539 reports)
- Losartan and Levothyroxine Sodium drug interactions (4,407 reports)
- Losartan and Glumetza drug interactions (3,740 reports)
- Losartan and Omeprazole drug interactions (3,346 reports)
- Losartan and Coumadin drug interactions (3,175 reports)
- Losartan and Tenormin drug interactions (2,820 reports)
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