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)
  6. Chest pain
  7. Weakness
  8. Gingival oedema (swelling of gums)
  9. Confusional state
  10. Renal impairment (severely reduced kidney function)
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. Cough
  7. Abdominal pain
  8. Itching
  9. Acute kidney failure
  10. Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
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
  6. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  7. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  8. Dizziness
  9. Chest pain
  10. Presyncope
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
  6. Acute kidney failure
  7. Nausea and vomiting
  8. Aplasia pure red cell (type of anaemia affecting the precursors to red blood cells but not to white blood cells)
  9. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  10. Breathing difficulty
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
  6. Nasal odor
  7. Mucosal discoloration
  8. Nasal congestion (blockage of the nasal passages usually due to membranes lining the nose becoming swollen from inflamed blood vessels)
  9. Abasia (inability to walk)
  10. Hyponatremia (abnormally low level of sodium in the blood; associated with dehydration)
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)
  6. Subdural haematoma (blood collects between the skull and the surface of the brain)
  7. Breathing difficulty
  8. Malignant neoplasm progression (cancer tumour came back)
  9. Brain contusion (a form of traumatic brain injury)
  10. Haemorrhage subcutaneous (bleeding from skin)
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)
  6. Cough
  7. Lip swelling
  8. Diverticulitis (digestive disease which involves the formation of pouches (diverticula) within the bowel wall)
  9. Fainting (loss of consciousness and postural tone)
  10. Electrolyte imbalance
not specified:
  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  2. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  3. Breathing difficulty
  4. Weakness
  5. Diarrhea
  6. Drug ineffective
  7. Dizziness
  8. Fall
  9. Pain
  10. Headache (pain in head)

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%
  6. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 660 people, 4.36%
  7. Type 2 Diabetes : 633 people, 4.18%
  8. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 609 people, 4.02%
  9. Depression : 519 people, 3.43%
  10. Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development): 499 people, 3.30%

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%)
  6. Aspirin (914 people, 6.04%)
  7. Norvasc (777 people, 5.13%)
  8. Vitamin D (727 people, 4.80%)
  9. Humira (704 people, 4.65%)
  10. Furosemide (683 people, 4.51%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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