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Review: could Losartan potassium cause Cough?

We study 11,735 people who have side effects while taking Losartan potassium from FDA and social media. Among them, 352 have Cough. Find out below who they are, when they have Cough and more.

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Losartan potassium

Losartan potassium (latest outcomes from 12,068 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Cough

Cough (latest reports from 487,695 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol.

On Jul, 12, 2014: 11,730 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan potassium. Among them, 354 people (3.02%) have Cough. They amount to 0.07% of all the 487,864 people who have Cough on eHealthMe.

Trend of Cough in Losartan potassium reports

Time on Losartan potassium when people have Cough * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Cough24.14%44.83%3.45%10.34%6.90%10.34%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Cough67.73%32.27%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Cough0.00%0.00%0.31%1.23%2.45%11.35%18.10%66.56%

Severity of Cough when taking Losartan potassium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Cough0.00%38.46%53.85%7.69%

How people recovered from Cough ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Cough0.00%11.11%88.89%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (158 people, 44.63%)
  2. Atrial fibrillation (62 people, 17.51%)
  3. Rheumatoid arthritis (40 people, 11.30%)
  4. Asthma (32 people, 9.04%)
  5. Pain (23 people, 6.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lisinopril (71 people, 20.06%)
  2. Aspirin (67 people, 18.93%)
  3. Verapamil (55 people, 15.54%)
  4. Hydrochlorothiazide (43 people, 12.15%)
  5. Omeprazole (42 people, 11.86%)

* 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 (5 months ago):

  • Started right after taking the High Blood Pressure medication

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  • From this study (9 months ago):

  • Cough can be controlled with ProMethazine and Mucinex DM keeps chest open where cough is productive.

    Reply

  • From this study (9 months ago):

  • Can be controlled with Cough Syrup Promethazine and Mucinex DM to keep to keep chest open where cough would be Dry.

    Reply

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