Losartan potassium and Rash - from FDA reports
Rash 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 . We study 16,546 people who have side effects while taking Losartan potassium from FDA. Among them, 685 have Rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Rash and more.
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Losartan potassium has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Losartan potassium 17,640 users)
Rash has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 263,402 Rash patients).
On Feb, 17, 2017
16,546 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan Potassium.
Among them, 685 people (4.14%) have Rash
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Losartan Potassium when people have Rash *:
- < 1 month: 29.55 %
- 1 - 6 months: 38.64 %
- 6 - 12 months: 6.82 %
- 1 - 2 years: 2.27 %
- 2 - 5 years: 13.64 %
- 5 - 10 years: 2.27 %
- 10+ years: 6.82 %
Gender of people who have Rash when taking Losartan Potassium *:
- female: 60.03 %
- male: 39.97 %
Age of people who have Rash when taking Losartan Potassium *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.38 %
- 30-39: 2.25 %
- 40-49: 11.63 %
- 50-59: 19.32 %
- 60+: 66.42 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (184 people, 26.86%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (77 people, 11.24%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (68 people, 9.93%)
- Multiple Myeloma (36 people, 5.26%)
- Diabetes (31 people, 4.53%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (81 people, 11.82%)
- Humira (69 people, 10.07%)
- Simvastatin (68 people, 9.93%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (52 people, 7.59%)
- Omeprazole (47 people, 6.86%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Itching (164 people, 23.94%)
- Breathing Difficulty (88 people, 12.85%)
- Fatigue (77 people, 11.24%)
- Headache (73 people, 10.66%)
- Pain (69 people, 10.07%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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