Losartan potassium and Hair loss - from FDA reports


Summary

Hair loss is found among people who take Losartan potassium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Furosemide, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Hair loss with Losartan potassium. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 18,257 people who have side effects when taking Losartan potassium from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 29, 2017

18,257 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan Potassium.
Among them, 184 people (1.01%) have Hair Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Losartan potassium cause Hair loss?

Time on Losartan Potassium when people have Hair Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 25.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 62.5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.5 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hair Loss when taking Losartan Potassium *:

  • female: 85.71 %
  • male: 14.29 %

Age of people who have Hair Loss when taking Losartan Potassium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 2.94 %
  • 40-49: 13.97 %
  • 50-59: 23.53 %
  • 60+: 59.56 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (63 people, 34.24%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (24 people, 13.04%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (19 people, 10.33%)
  • Depression (11 people, 5.98%)
  • Hypothyroidism (10 people, 5.43%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Furosemide (17 people, 9.24%)
  • Synthroid (15 people, 8.15%)
  • Methotrexate (14 people, 7.61%)
  • Amlodipine (14 people, 7.61%)
  • Aspirin (13 people, 7.07%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (43 people, 23.37%)
  • Diarrhea (42 people, 22.83%)
  • Pain (35 people, 19.02%)
  • Dizziness (28 people, 15.22%)
  • Nausea (25 people, 13.59%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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