A study for a 73 year old woman who takes Losartan - from FDA reports

15,137 females aged 73 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 73 year old female patient who has High Blood Pressure. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Dec, 05, 2018

15,137 females aged 73 (±5) who take Losartan are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Losartan for a 73-year old woman.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 73
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: High Blood Pressure
  • Drugs taken:
    • Losartan (losartan potassium)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Dehydration(dryness resulting from the removal of water): 150 (0.99% of females aged 73 (±5) who take the drug)

As an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea

As an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  1. Dizziness
  2. Headache (pain in head)
  3. Agranulocytosis (a deficiency of granulocytes in the blood, causing increased vulnerability to infection)
  4. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  5. Face oedema (swelling of face)
1 - 6 months:
  1. Dizziness
  2. Joint swelling
  3. Headache (pain in head)
  4. Diarrhea
  5. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
6 - 12 months:
  1. Fainting (loss of consciousness and postural tone)
  2. Blood glucose increased
  3. Cough
  4. Headache (pain in head)
  5. Breathing difficulty
1 - 2 years:
  1. Back pain
  2. Rash morbilliform (a rash that looks like measles)
  3. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  4. Dizziness
  5. Fever
2 - 5 years:
  1. Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  2. Dizziness
  3. Heart palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing)
  4. Hyperkalemia (damage to or disease of the kidney)
  5. Weakness
5 - 10 years:
  1. Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  2. Itching
  3. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  4. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  5. Metastases to liver (cancer spreads to liver)
10+ years:
  1. Bradycardia (abnormally slow heart action)
  2. Hyperkalemia (damage to or disease of the kidney)
  3. Colitis (inflammation of colon)
  4. Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen)
  5. Renal disorder (kidney disease)
not specified:
  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  2. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  3. Breathing difficulty
  4. Weakness
  5. Diarrhea

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. High Blood Cholesterol : 1,536 people, 10.15%
  2. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 1,203 people, 7.95%
  3. Diabetes : 1,037 people, 6.85%
  4. Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (atrial fibrillation and flutter are abnormal heart rhythms in which the atria, or upper chambers of the heart, are out of sync with the ventricles): 787 people, 5.20%
  5. Pain : 721 people, 4.76%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Amlodipine (1,254 people, 8.28%)
  2. Synthroid (1,213 people, 8.01%)
  3. Metformin (1,182 people, 7.81%)
  4. Lasix (1,163 people, 7.68%)
  5. Lipitor (1,054 people, 6.96%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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