Review: could Losartan Potassium cause Angioedema?


Angioedema is found among people who take Losartan Potassium, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypertension . We study 12,696 people who have side effects while taking Losartan potassium from FDA and social media. Among them, 96 have Angioedema. Find out below who they are, when they have Angioedema and more.

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Losartan Potassium

Losartan potassium has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Losartan potassium 12,880 users)


Angioedema (rapid swelling of the dermis) has been reported by people with drug hypersensitivity, renal failure acute, hypersensitivity, joint pain, chest pain (latest reports from 12,123 Angioedema patients).

On Aug, 19, 2016

12,696 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan Potassium.
Among them, 96 people (0.76%) have Angioedema

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Losartan potassium cause Angioedema?

Time on Losartan Potassium when people have Angioedema *:

  • < 1 month: 26.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 26.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 17.78 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 13.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 13.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.22 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Angioedema when taking Losartan Potassium *:

  • female: 41.57 %
  • male: 58.43 %

Age of people who have Angioedema when taking Losartan Potassium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 2.41 %
  • 40-49: 14.46 %
  • 50-59: 25.3 %
  • 60+: 57.83 %

Severity if Angioedema when taking Losartan Potassium **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (64 people)
  • Urticaria (4 people)
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (4 people)
  • Glaucoma (4 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (4 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lisinopril (8 people)
  • Aspirin (8 people)
  • Simvastatin (7 people)
  • Vancomycin (5 people)
  • Fentanyl-100 (5 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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