Review: could Losartan potassium cause Itchiness (Itching)?
Summary: Itchiness 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 High blood pressure.
We study 11,823 people who have side effects while taking Losartan potassium from FDA and social media. Among them, 320 have Itchiness. Find out below who they are, when they have Itchiness and more.
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Losartan potassium has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 12,170 Losartan potassium users)
Itchiness has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 88,322 Itchiness patients)
On Apr, 25, 2015: 11,823 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan potassium. Among them, 320 people (2.71%) have Itchiness.
Time on Losartan potassium when people have Itchiness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Itchiness when taking Losartan potassium * :
Age of people who have Itchiness when taking Losartan potassium * :
Severity of Itchiness when taking Losartan potassium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Itchiness ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (87 people, 27.19%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (24 people, 7.50%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (23 people, 7.19%)
- Diabetes mellitus (21 people, 6.56%)
- Cardiac disorder (19 people, 5.94%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (69 people, 21.56%)
- Niaspan (46 people, 14.37%)
- Omeprazole (36 people, 11.25%)
- Simvastatin (29 people, 9.06%)
- Vitamin d (28 people, 8.75%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of drug interactions between Warfarin Sodium, Amiodarone Hydrochloride, Losartan Potassium, Diltiazem Hydrochloride, Zantac 150, Mirtazapine, Synthroid for a 81-year old woman with Atrial Fibrillation, High Blood Pressure, Gastritis, Anxiety Disorder, Hypothyroidism. The patient has Confusional State
- A study of drug interactions between Benadryl, Larin Fe 1.5/30 for a 53-year old woman with Itching, Menopausal Symptoms. The patient has Itching
- A study of drug interactions between Cozaar, Aldactone for a 70-year old woman with Left-sided Heart Failure, Low Ejection Fraction.
- A study of side effects of Losartan Potassium for a 45-year old woman with High Blood Pressure. The patient has Pain - Foot
- A study of side effects of Benadryl for a 45-year old woman with Allergic Reaction - Drug (medication). The patient has Itching
Recent Losartan potassium related drug comparison:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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