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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 Hypertension.

We study 11,780 people who have side effects while taking Losartan potassium from FDA and social media. Among them, 319 have Itching. Find out below who they are, when they have Itching 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

Itching

Itching (latest reports from 87,571 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.

Trend of Itching reports

On Nov, 25, 2014: 11,780 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan potassium. Among them, 319 people (2.71%) have Itching.

Trend of Itching in Losartan potassium reports

Time on Losartan potassium when people have Itching * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Itching21.62%35.14%8.11%2.70%24.32%0.00%8.11%

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

FemaleMale
Itching58.33%41.67%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Itching0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%1.49%9.33%19.78%69.40%

Severity of Itching when taking Losartan potassium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Itching20.00%80.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Itching ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Itching0.00%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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