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Review: could Losartan potassium cause Angioedema?

We study 11,753 people who have side effects while taking Losartan potassium from FDA and social media. Among them, 95 have Angioedema. Find out below who they are, when they have Angioedema and more.

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Losartan potassium

Losartan potassium (latest outcomes from 12,086 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Angioedema

Angioedema (rapid swelling of the dermis) (latest reports from 59,014 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, diabetes, high blood cholesterol, type 2 diabetes.

On Aug, 19, 2014: 11,745 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan potassium. Among them, 95 people (0.81%) have Angioedema. They amount to 0.16% of all the 59,010 people who have Angioedema on eHealthMe.

Trend of Angioedema in Losartan potassium reports

Time on Losartan potassium when people have Angioedema * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Angioedema23.26%27.91%18.60%13.95%13.95%2.33%0.00%

Gender of people who have Angioedema when taking Losartan potassium * :

FemaleMale
Angioedema39.81%60.19%

Age of people who have Angioedema when taking Losartan potassium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Angioedema0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%2.08%12.50%22.92%62.50%

Severity of Angioedema when taking Losartan potassium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Angioedema0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Angioedema ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (63 people, 66.32%)
  2. Pain (5 people, 5.26%)
  3. Multiple allergies (5 people, 5.26%)
  4. Diabetes mellitus (4 people, 4.21%)
  5. Glaucoma (4 people, 4.21%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lisinopril (20 people, 21.05%)
  2. Simvastatin (18 people, 18.95%)
  3. Nifedipine (13 people, 13.68%)
  4. Methocarbamol (12 people, 12.63%)
  5. Meloxicam (12 people, 12.63%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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