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Review: could Cozaar cause Itching?

Summary: Itching is found among people who take Cozaar, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure.

We study 25,586 people who have side effects while taking Cozaar from FDA and social media. Among them, 607 have Itching. Find out below who they are, when they have Itching and more.

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Cozaar

Cozaar has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 26,352 Cozaar users)

Itching

Itching has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 88,292 Itching patients)

On Feb, 28, 2015: 25,584 people reported to have side effects when taking Cozaar. Among them, 594 people (2.32%) have Itching.

Trend of Itching in Cozaar reports

Time on Cozaar when people have Itching * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Itching26.79%16.07%16.07%10.71%16.07%5.36%8.93%

Gender of people who have Itching when taking Cozaar * :

FemaleMale
Itching68.00%32.00%

Age of people who have Itching when taking Cozaar * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Itching0.00%0.19%0.00%0.94%1.32%9.21%13.72%74.62%

Severity of Itching when taking Cozaar ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Itching0.00%20.00%80.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Itching ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Itching0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (105 people, 17.68%)
  2. Blood cholesterol increased (30 people, 5.05%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus (29 people, 4.88%)
  4. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (20 people, 3.37%)
  5. Depression (19 people, 3.20%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (158 people, 26.60%)
  2. Lasix (77 people, 12.96%)
  3. Norvasc (74 people, 12.46%)
  4. Lipitor (67 people, 11.28%)
  5. Coumadin (66 people, 11.11%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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