Aspirin vs Losartan

Aspirin
(OTC)
Losartan
(Rx)
Aspirin is an antiplatelet medication and an anti-inflammatory, fever reducing and pain relief medication.
Losartan is a high blood pressure medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.8
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Heart Attack
4.6
Concern level
1.5
Concern level
2.7
Approval Date
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January 14, 2013
Not Available
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476,764 Discussions
7,980 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for Headaches
#4 for Miscarriage
#5 for Blood Clots
#6 for Heart Attack
#7 for Migraines
#8 for Stroke
#9 for Swelling
#10 for Cancer
#11 for Cramping
#12 for Fever
#13 for Acne
Aspirin is approved for Pain, Headaches and Clotting Disorder and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, it is taken to prevent Miscarriage and Blood Clots.
Condition
Number of posts
Losartan is prescribed for High Blood Pressure and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Asp
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
Tinnitus
1
Liver Damage
1
Suicide
1
Chicken Pox
1
Hearing Loss
1
Stomach Irritation
1
Hypoglycemia
1
Exfoliation
1
Anaphylaxis
1
Los
Cough
10
Dizziness
7
Headaches
6
Tiredness
5
Nausea
4
Allergy
2
Weight Gain
2
Dry Cough
2
Weight Loss
2
Shortness of Breath
2
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Withdrawal Symptoms
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Tinnitus
Asp
Los
1
0
Liver Damage
Asp
Los
1
0
Suicide
Asp
Los
1
0
Chicken Pox
Asp
Los
1
0
Hearing Loss
Asp
Los
1
0
Stomach Irritation
Asp
Los
1
0
Hypoglycemia
Asp
Los
1
0
Exfoliation
Asp
Los
1
0
Anaphylaxis
Asp
Los
1
0
Cough
Los
Asp
10
0
Dizziness
Los
Asp
7
0
Headaches
Los
Asp
6
0
Tiredness
Los
Asp
5
0
Nausea
Los
Asp
4
0
Allergy
Los
Asp
2
0
Weight Gain
Los
Asp
2
0
Dry Cough
Los
Asp
2
0
Weight Loss
Los
Asp
2
0
Shortness of Breath
Los
Asp
2
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Aspirin during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
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Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Aspirin and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Losartan and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 75 mg, 80 mg, 81 mg, 162 mg, 325 mg, 487.5 mg, 500 mg, 650 mg, 800 mg, 975 mg, 500-80-80-71 mg
Suppository: 60 mg, 120 mg, 125 mg, 130 mg, 200 mg, 300 mg, 325 mg, 600 mg, 650 mg, 1200 mg
Capsule: 81 mg, 162.5 mg
Gum: 227 mg
Packet: 650 mg
Tablet: 25 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
Avoid grapefruit juice or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may decrease active drug.
Ingredients
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Aspirin , Aspirin/Caffeine
Losartan Potassium
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Aspirin and Losartan: Moderate Interaction. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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