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Review: could Losartan potassium cause Itchiness (Itching)?

We study 11,774 people who have side effects while taking Losartan potassium from FDA and social media. Among them, 319 have Itchiness. Find out below who they are, when they have Itchiness 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.

Itchiness

Itchiness (latest reports from 545,863 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.

On Oct, 23, 2014: 11,774 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan potassium. Among them, 319 people (2.71%) have Itchiness.

Trend of Itchiness in Losartan potassium reports

Time on Losartan potassium when people have Itchiness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Itchiness21.62%35.14%8.11%2.70%24.32%0.00%8.11%

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

FemaleMale
Itchiness58.33%41.67%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Itchiness0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%1.49%9.33%19.78%69.40%

Severity of Itchiness when taking Losartan potassium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Itchiness20.00%80.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Itchiness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Itchiness0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (86 people, 26.96%)
  2. Blood cholesterol increased (24 people, 7.52%)
  3. Rheumatoid arthritis (23 people, 7.21%)
  4. Diabetes mellitus (21 people, 6.58%)
  5. Cardiac disorder (19 people, 5.96%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (69 people, 21.63%)
  2. Niaspan (46 people, 14.42%)
  3. Omeprazole (36 people, 11.29%)
  4. Simvastatin (29 people, 9.09%)
  5. Humira (28 people, 8.78%)

* 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 (1 month ago):

  • palms of hand turn red and itch when exposed to cold lips and tongue tingle and itch

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  • From this study (5 months ago):

  • worst itching is at night so I take losartin 100 mg an gabapentin 300

    Reply

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