A study for a 62 year old man who takes Amlodipine, Losartan Potassium - from FDA reports

Summary

1,581 males aged 62 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied. This is a personalized study for a 62 year old male patient who has Hypertension. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.



How the study uses the data?

The study is based on gender, age, active ingredients of any drugs used. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are considered.

What are the drugs?

What are the conditions?

How to use the study?

Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.


On Mar, 14, 2019

1,581 males aged 62 (±5) who take Amlodipine, Losartan Potassium are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Amlodipine, Losartan Potassium for a 62-year old man.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 62
  • Gender: male
  • Conditions: Hypertension
  • Drugs taken:
    • Amlodipine (amlodipine besylate)
    • Losartan Potassium (losartan potassium)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common drug interactions over time

< 1 month:
  1. Blood creatine phosphokinase increased
  2. Rectal haemorrhage (bleeding from anus)
  3. Drug ineffective
  4. Ileus paralytic (obstruction of the intestine due to paralysis of the intestinal muscles)
  5. Confusional state
  6. Cerebral infarction (less blood supply to brain resulting tissue damage)
  7. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  8. Liver disorder (liver diseases)
  9. Nephrotic syndrome (kidney disease with proteinuria, hypoalbuminemia, and oedema)
  10. Cardiac failure
1 - 6 months:
  1. Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
  2. Rhonchi (abnormal breath sounds)
  3. Hyperuricaemia (level of uric acid in the blood that is abnormally high)
  4. Flatulence (flatus expelled through the anus)
  5. Pharyngitis (inflammation of the pharynx, causing a sore throat)
  6. Acute myocardial infarction (acute heart attack)
  7. Sinus disorder (disease of sinus)
  8. Indigestion
  9. Abdominal pain upper
  10. Cerebellar haematoma (blood collection in cerebeller)
6 - 12 months:
  1. Brain stem haemorrhage (bleeding into structures of brain stem)
  2. Drug ineffective
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  4. Heart attack
  5. Nausea and vomiting
  6. Basal ganglia infarction (disruption of the blood flow in the small blood vessels in the white matter of the cerebral cortex)
  7. Hemiplegia (paralysis of one side of the body)
  8. Blood creatinine increased
  9. Heart rate irregular
  10. Burning sensation
1 - 2 years:
  1. Heart attack
  2. Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen)
  3. Nausea and vomiting
  4. Eating disorder
  5. Burning sensation
  6. Hypersensitivity
  7. Arthritis (form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints)
  8. Loss of consciousness
  9. Cardiac failure congestive
  10. Chest pain
2 - 5 years:
  1. Oedema (fluid collection in tissue)
  2. Breathing difficulty
  3. Acute myocardial infarction (acute heart attack)
  4. Pleural effusion (water on the lungs)
  5. Gastric perforation (hole in stomach)
  6. Abdominal distension
  7. Pain in extremity
  8. Enlarged heart
  9. Cardiac failure
  10. Gait disturbance
5 - 10 years:
  1. Photosensitivity reaction
  2. Hyperhidrosis (abnormally increased sweating)
  3. Sepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death)
  4. Chest pain
  5. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus)
  6. Fall
  7. Fainting (loss of consciousness and postural tone)
  8. Mobility decreased (ability to move is reduced)
  9. Dizziness
10+ years:
  1. Fluid overload (too much fluid in the blood)
  2. Fainting (loss of consciousness and postural tone)
  3. Breathing difficulty
  4. Acute myocardial infarction (acute heart attack)
  5. Interstitial lung disease
  6. Pulmonary congestion (congestion in the lungs)
  7. Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  8. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  9. Mobility decreased (ability to move is reduced)
  10. Dizziness
not specified:
  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  2. Weakness
  3. Diarrhea
  4. Breathing difficulty
  5. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  6. Drug ineffective
  7. Dizziness
  8. Rashes (redness)
  9. Pain
  10. Heart attack

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Diabetes : 154 people, 9.74%
  2. High Blood Cholesterol : 133 people, 8.41%
  3. Type 2 Diabetes : 96 people, 6.07%
  4. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 90 people, 5.69%
  5. Pain : 85 people, 5.38%
  6. 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): 84 people, 5.31%
  7. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 66 people, 4.17%
  8. Hyperlipidaemia (presence of excess lipids in the blood): 58 people, 3.67%
  9. Preventive Health Care : 54 people, 3.42%
  10. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 54 people, 3.42%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Metformin (185 people, 11.70%)
  2. Aspirin (136 people, 8.60%)
  3. Lipitor (135 people, 8.54%)
  4. Lasix (128 people, 8.10%)
  5. Plavix (112 people, 7.08%)
  6. Lantus (96 people, 6.07%)
  7. Pantoprazole (91 people, 5.76%)
  8. Humira (78 people, 4.93%)
  9. Furosemide (71 people, 4.49%)
  10. Coumadin (69 people, 4.36%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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