Review: could Losartan potassium cause Itching?
Summary: Itching 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 11,795 people who have side effects while taking Losartan potassium from FDA and social media. Among them, 320 have Itching. Find out below who they are, when they have Itching 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 12,143 Losartan potassium users)
Itching has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 88,231 Itching patients)
On Jan, 25, 2015: 11,795 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan potassium. Among them, 320 people (2.71%) have Itching.
Time on Losartan potassium when people have Itching * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Itching when taking Losartan potassium * :
Age of people who have Itching when taking Losartan potassium * :
Severity of Itching when taking Losartan potassium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Itching ** :
|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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