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Review: could Losartan potassium cause Cough?

We study 11,774 people who have side effects while taking Losartan potassium from FDA and social media. Among them, 356 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 12,104 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Cough

Cough (latest reports from 488,741 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol.

On Oct, 13, 2014: 11,774 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan potassium. Among them, 356 people (3.02%) have Cough.

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
Cough25.81%41.94%3.23%9.68%6.45%9.68%3.23%

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

FemaleMale
Cough67.90%32.10%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Cough0.00%0.00%0.30%1.22%2.44%11.28%18.29%66.46%

Severity of Cough when taking Losartan potassium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Cough0.00%40.00%53.33%6.67%

How people recovered from Cough ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Cough0.00%9.09%90.91%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (160 people, 44.94%)
  2. Atrial fibrillation (62 people, 17.42%)
  3. Rheumatoid arthritis (40 people, 11.24%)
  4. Asthma (33 people, 9.27%)
  5. Pain (23 people, 6.46%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lisinopril (71 people, 19.94%)
  2. Aspirin (67 people, 18.82%)
  3. Verapamil (55 people, 15.45%)
  4. Omeprazole (43 people, 12.08%)
  5. Hydrochlorothiazide (43 people, 12.08%)

* 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 (4 weeks ago):

  • I was taking Lisinopril for hypertension but developed a persistent cough. I was given Losartan Potassium instead. cough has not decreased.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • dizziness severe enough to preculde safe driving along with migraine symptoms, though not necessarily at same time as headache.

    Reply

  • From this study (7 months ago):

  • Started right after taking the High Blood Pressure medication

    Reply

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