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Review: could Losartan potassium cause Hair loss?

Summary: Hair loss is found among people who take Losartan potassium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study 11,780 people who have side effects while taking Losartan potassium from FDA and social media. Among them, 94 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Losartan potassium

Losartan potassium (latest outcomes from 12,122 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Trend of losartan potassium reports

Hair loss

Hair loss (latest reports from 41,549 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.

Trend of Hair loss reports

On Nov, 13, 2014: 11,780 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan potassium. Among them, 94 people (0.80%) have Hair Loss.

Trend of Hair loss in Losartan potassium reports

Time on Losartan potassium when people have Hair loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hair loss0.00%58.33%0.00%8.33%25.00%8.33%0.00%

Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Losartan potassium * :

FemaleMale
Hair loss81.25%18.75%

Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Losartan potassium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hair loss0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%1.20%13.25%25.30%60.24%

Severity of Hair loss when taking Losartan potassium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hair loss0.00%80.00%20.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Hair loss ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hair loss0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (33 people, 35.11%)
  2. Rheumatoid arthritis (14 people, 14.89%)
  3. Hypothyroidism (8 people, 8.51%)
  4. Acromegaly (7 people, 7.45%)
  5. Lupus nephritis (6 people, 6.38%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (16 people, 17.02%)
  2. Furosemide (15 people, 15.96%)
  3. Amlodipine (12 people, 12.77%)
  4. Folic acid (11 people, 11.70%)
  5. Prednisone (11 people, 11.70%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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