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Review: could Losartan potassium cause Chills?

Summary: Chills could be caused by Losartan potassium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study 11,691 people who have side effects while taking Losartan potassium from FDA and social media. Among them, 120 have Chills. Find out below who they are, when they have Chills and more.

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Losartan potassium

Losartan potassium (latest outcomes from 12,013 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Chills

Chills (felling of cold) (latest reports from 249,251 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain.

On Apr, 9, 2014: 11,774 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan potassium. Among them, 120 people (1.02%) have Chills. They amount to 0.05% of all the 248,513 people who have Chills on eHealthMe.

Trend of Chills in Losartan potassium reports

Time on Losartan potassium when people have Chills * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Chills33.33%33.33%0.00%33.33%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Chills53.17%46.83%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Chills0.00%0.00%0.00%0.87%0.87%8.70%21.74%67.83%

Severity of Chills when taking Losartan potassium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Chills0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Chills ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (36 people, 30.00%)
  2. Rheumatoid arthritis (19 people, 15.83%)
  3. Pain (15 people, 12.50%)
  4. Nasopharyngitis (12 people, 10.00%)
  5. Gastric disorder (11 people, 9.17%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (29 people, 24.17%)
  2. Omeprazole (27 people, 22.50%)
  3. Metoprolol tartrate (19 people, 15.83%)
  4. Levothyroxine sodium (18 people, 15.00%)
  5. Furosemide (17 people, 14.17%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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