Review: could Losartan potassium cause Itchiness?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 6, 2014)
Severity ratings: 1.7/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 10,237 people who take Losartan potassium. Among them, 317 have Itchiness. See who they are, when they have Itchiness and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Losartan potassium (latest outcomes from 11,986 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure, blood pressure management. Commonly reported side effects of Losartan potassium include high blood pressure, breathing difficulty, dizziness, dizziness aggravated, weakness.
Itchiness (latest reports from 514,806 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.
On Feb, 10, 2014: 10,214 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan potassium. Among them, 263 people (2.57%) have Itchiness.
Time on Losartan potassium when people have Itchiness * :
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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 ** :
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How people recovered from Itchiness ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (83 people, 31.56%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (23 people, 8.75%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (22 people, 8.37%)
- Cardiac disorder (18 people, 6.84%)
- Diabetes mellitus (18 people, 6.84%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (59 people, 22.43%)
- Niaspan (32 people, 12.17%)
- Omeprazole (31 people, 11.79%)
- Humira (28 people, 10.65%)
- Simvastatin (27 people, 10.27%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I have a few bumps that itch and when scratched causes more rash to spread and is getting worse. I have been on this medication a year but just increased to 100 mg about two months ago. The bumps and itching started right after I started taking it and has gradually gotten worse especially since my meds were increased to 100 mg.
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