Losartan potassium and Angioedema - from FDA reports


Summary

Angioedema is found among people who take Losartan potassium, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Diabetes. This review analyzes which people have Angioedema with Losartan potassium. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 19,021 people who have side effects when taking Losartan potassium from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 23, 2017

19,021 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan potassium.
Among them, 114 people (0.6%) have Angioedema


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Losartan potassium cause Angioedema?

Time on Losartan potassium when people have Angioedema *:

  • < 1 month: 26.09 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 26.09 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 17.39 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 13.04 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 15.22 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.17 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 42.57 %
  • male: 57.43 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.09 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 2.17 %
  • 40-49: 14.13 %
  • 50-59: 23.91 %
  • 60+: 58.7 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (6 people, 5.26%)
  • Diabetes (6 people, 5.26%)
  • Urticaria (4 people, 3.51%)
  • Supplementation Therapy (4 people, 3.51%)
  • Pain (4 people, 3.51%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lisinopril (8 people, 7.02%)
  • Aspirin (8 people, 7.02%)
  • Simvastatin (7 people, 6.14%)
  • Ranitidine (6 people, 5.26%)
  • Nicardipine Hydrochloride (5 people, 4.39%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Urticaria (15 people, 13.16%)
  • Rashes (14 people, 12.28%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (13 people, 11.40%)
  • Swallowing Difficulty (8 people, 7.02%)
  • Fever (8 people, 7.02%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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