Review: could Losartan Potassium cause Itchiness?


Summary

Itchiness 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 Aspirin, and have Hypertension . We study 12,698 people who have side effects while taking Losartan potassium from FDA and social media. Among them, 343 have Itchiness. Find out below who they are, when they have Itchiness 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 12,630 users)

Itchiness

Itchiness has been reported by people with altered state of consciousness, calciphylaxis, allergic rhinitis, epstein-barr virus antibody positive, nausea (latest reports from 85,622 Itchiness patients).

On Jul, 24, 2016

12,698 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan Potassium.
Among them, 343 people (2.7%) have Itchiness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Losartan potassium cause Itchiness?

Time on Losartan Potassium when people have Itchiness *:

  • < 1 month: 20.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 35.56 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.67 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.89 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.22 %
  • 10+ years: 6.67 %

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

  • female: 59.23 %
  • male: 40.77 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 1.38 %
  • 40-49: 10.34 %
  • 50-59: 18.97 %
  • 60+: 69.31 %

Severity if Itchiness when taking Losartan Potassium **:

  • least: 9.09 %
  • moderate: 72.73 %
  • severe: 18.18 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Itchiness **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (96 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (29 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (26 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (20 people)
  • Cardiac Disorder (18 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (68 people)
  • Niaspan (50 people)
  • Omeprazole (37 people)
  • Simvastatin (30 people)
  • Humira (27 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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