Review: could Irbesartan cause Cough?
Summary: Cough could be caused by Irbesartan, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Furosemide, and have Hypertension.
We study 7,783 people who have side effects while taking Irbesartan from FDA and social media. Among them, 127 have Cough. Find out below who they are, when they have Cough and more.
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On Apr, 13, 2014: 7,789 people reported to have side effects when taking Irbesartan. Among them, 127 people (1.63%) have Cough. They amount to 0.03% of all the 481,404 people who have Cough on eHealthMe.
Time on Irbesartan when people have Cough * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Cough when taking Irbesartan * :
Age of people who have Cough when taking Irbesartan * :
Severity of Cough when taking Irbesartan ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Cough ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (22 people, 17.32%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (8 people, 6.30%)
- Fabry's disease (6 people, 4.72%)
- Metastatic renal cell carcinoma (3 people, 2.36%)
- Gout (3 people, 2.36%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Furosemide (21 people, 16.54%)
- Omeprazole (19 people, 14.96%)
- Aspirin (18 people, 14.17%)
- Simvastatin (13 people, 10.24%)
- Prednisone (10 people, 7.87%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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