Losartan potassium and Itching - from FDA reports


Summary

Itching 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 High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Itching 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 May, 15, 2017

18,257 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan Potassium.
Among them, 465 people (2.55%) have Itching


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Losartan potassium cause Itching?

Time on Losartan Potassium when people have Itching *:

  • < 1 month: 29.03 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 35.48 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.45 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.23 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.13 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 9.68 %

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

  • female: 60.84 %
  • male: 39.16 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.28 %
  • 30-39: 1.4 %
  • 40-49: 8.66 %
  • 50-59: 20.67 %
  • 60+: 68.99 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (129 people, 27.74%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (69 people, 14.84%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (38 people, 8.17%)
  • Diabetes (34 people, 7.31%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (19 people, 4.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (69 people, 14.84%)
  • Niaspan (47 people, 10.11%)
  • Omeprazole (43 people, 9.25%)
  • Simvastatin (37 people, 7.96%)
  • Humira (31 people, 6.67%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rashes (174 people, 37.42%)
  • Fatigue (64 people, 13.76%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (62 people, 13.33%)
  • Nausea (49 people, 10.54%)
  • Headache (45 people, 9.68%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Itching when taking Losartan potassium?

Losartan Potassium

Losartan potassium has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Losartan potassium 19,391 users)

Itching

Itching has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 159,849 Itching patients).

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