Losartan POTASSIUM Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Backache
  • Headache
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Stuffy Nose

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Chest Pain

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Decreased Appetite
  • Diarrhea
  • Indigestion
  • Low Blood Pressure
  • Low Blood Sugar
  • Low Energy
  • Nausea
  • Orthostatic Hypotension, A Form Of Low Blood Pressure
  • Throat Irritation
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Visible Water Retention

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Condition With Muscle Tissue Breakdown Called Rhabdomyolysis
  • A Significant Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Anaphylaxis
  • A Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Angioedema
  • A Type Of Kidney Inflammation Called Interstitial Nephritis
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • High Levels Of Potassium In The Blood
  • Inflammation Of The Blood Vessels
  • Inflammation Of The Liver Called Hepatitis
  • Large Purple Or Brown Skin Blotches
  • Low Amount Of Sodium In The Blood

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Common Cold
  • A Feeling Of General Discomfort Called Malaise
  • Cough
  • Cramps
  • Difficulty Sleeping
  • Dizziness
  • Erythema Or Skin Redness
  • Inflammation Of The Salivary Glands
  • Inflammation Of The Tissue Lining The Sinuses
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Muscle Pain
  • Taste Impairment

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