Review: could Cozaar cause Itching?
We study 25,571 people who have side effects while taking Cozaar from FDA and social media. Among them, 594 have Itching. Find out below who they are, when they have Itching and more.
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Cozaar (latest outcomes from 26,333 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure.
Itching (latest reports from 544,819 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.
On Jul, 16, 2014: 25,570 people reported to have side effects when taking Cozaar. Among them, 594 people (2.32%) have Itching. They amount to 0.11% of all the 543,286 people who have Itching on eHealthMe.
Time on Cozaar when people have Itching * :
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Gender of people who have Itching when taking Cozaar * :
Age of people who have Itching when taking Cozaar * :
Severity of Itching when taking Cozaar ** :
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How people recovered from Itching ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (105 people, 17.68%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (30 people, 5.05%)
- Diabetes mellitus (29 people, 4.88%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (20 people, 3.37%)
- Depression (19 people, 3.20%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (158 people, 26.60%)
- Lasix (77 people, 12.96%)
- Norvasc (74 people, 12.46%)
- Lipitor (67 people, 11.28%)
- Coumadin (66 people, 11.11%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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worst itching is at night so I take losartin 100 mg an gabapentin 300
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