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Review: could Cozaar cause Itching?

We study 25,572 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 (latest outcomes from 26,336 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Itching

Itching (latest reports from 545,273 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.

On Aug, 16, 2014: 25,572 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 543,523 people who have Itching on eHealthMe.

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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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • palms of hand turn red and itch when exposed to cold lips and tongue tingle and itch

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  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • worst itching is at night so I take losartin 100 mg an gabapentin 300

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