Losartan potassium and High blood pressure - from FDA reports


Summary

High blood pressure is found among people who take Losartan potassium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have High blood pressure with Losartan potassium. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 19,021 people who have side effects when taking Losartan potassium from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 22, 2017

19,021 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan potassium.
Among them, 1,250 people (6.57%) have High blood pressure


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Losartan potassium cause High blood pressure?

Time on Losartan potassium when people have High blood pressure *:

  • < 1 month: 37.9 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 19.35 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.45 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.45 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20.97 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.84 %
  • 10+ years: 4.03 %

Gender of people who have High blood pressure when taking Losartan potassium *:

  • female: 64.16 %
  • male: 35.84 %

Age of people who have High blood pressure when taking Losartan potassium *:

  • 0-1: 0.1 %
  • 2-9: 0.2 %
  • 10-19: 0.61 %
  • 20-29: 1.12 %
  • 30-39: 2.64 %
  • 40-49: 8.24 %
  • 50-59: 18.92 %
  • 60+: 68.16 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (98 people, 7.84%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (82 people, 6.56%)
  • Diabetes (79 people, 6.32%)
  • Pain (60 people, 4.80%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (43 people, 3.44%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (144 people, 11.52%)
  • Simvastatin (109 people, 8.72%)
  • Omeprazole (107 people, 8.56%)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (106 people, 8.48%)
  • Atenolol (96 people, 7.68%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dizziness (180 people, 14.40%)
  • Headache (177 people, 14.16%)
  • Drug Ineffective (150 people, 12.00%)
  • Nausea (131 people, 10.48%)
  • Diarrhea (121 people, 9.68%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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