Review: could Losartan Potassium cause Angioedema?


Summary

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 11,272 people who have side effects while taking Losartan potassium from FDA and social media. Among them, 93 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 11,353 users)

Angioedema

Angioedema (rapid swelling of the dermis) has been reported by people with weight decreased, drug hypersensitivity, renal failure acute, joint pain, muscle spasms (latest reports from 9,943 Angioedema patients).

On Jul, 30, 2016

11,272 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan Potassium.
Among them, 93 people (0.83%) 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: 42.7 %
  • male: 57.3 %

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: 13.25 %
  • 50-59: 26.51 %
  • 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 (62 people)
  • Urticaria (4 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (4 people)
  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (3 people)
  • Psoriasis (3 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (8 people)
  • Simvastatin (7 people)
  • Lisinopril (7 people)
  • Ranitidine (5 people)
  • Nicardipine Hydrochloride (5 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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