Losartan Potassium Vs. Amlodipine for a female patient aged 68 - from FDA reports


This is a personalized comparison Losartan Potassium, Amlodipine for a woman aged 68. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Jan, 11, 2019

47,507 females aged 68 (±5) who take Losartan Potassium, Amlodipine are studied.


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Losartan Potassium, Amlodipine for a female patient aged 68.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 68
  • Gender: female
  • Reason for the study: Blood Pressure - High

Drugs in this study:

  • Amlodipine (amlodipine besylate)
  • Losartan Potassium (losartan potassium)

eHealthMe real world results for females aged 68 (±5):

Most common side effects:

Losartan Potassium:
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  3. Breathing Difficulty
  4. Diarrhea
  5. Dizziness
  6. Drug Ineffective
  7. Weakness
  8. Headache (pain in head)
  9. Pain
  10. Joint Pain
Amlodipine:
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  3. Diarrhea
  4. Breathing Difficulty
  5. Weakness
  6. Dizziness
  7. Headache (pain in head)
  8. Fall
  9. Drug Ineffective
  10. Rashes (redness)

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

Losartan Potassium:
  1. Urinary Tract Infection
  2. Depression
  3. Stress And Anxiety
  4. Fainting (loss of consciousness and postural tone)
  5. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  6. Joint Pain
  7. Diarrhea
  8. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  9. Breathing Difficulty
  10. Heart Rate Increased
Amlodipine:
  1. Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)
  2. Fall
  3. Pain
  4. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  5. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  6. Pneumonia
  7. Dizziness
  8. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
  9. Rashes (redness)
  10. Erythema Multiforme (a type of hypersensitivity reaction)

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