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Review: could Losartan potassium cause Chills?

Summary: Chills is found among people who take Losartan potassium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure.

We study 11,805 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 has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 12,150 Losartan potassium users)

Chills

Chills (felling of cold) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 45,597 Chills patients)

On Feb, 1, 2015: 11,795 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan potassium. Among them, 120 people (1.02%) have Chills.

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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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (9 months ago):

  • Only have these these chills approximately 30 to 45 min after I take these meds in the AM

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  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • BP from digital machine = 158/77 4 p.m. 3/7/13

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