Review: could Losartan cause Cataract?
This is a review of Cataract by studying 12,818 people who take Losartan. We analyze: the time on Losartan when people have Cataract, gender and age of these people, the severity of Cataract, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Losartan. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Losartan (latest outcomes from 12,191 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure, blood pressure management. Commonly reported side effects of Losartan include high blood pressure, breathing difficulty, weakness, dizziness, dyspnoea exacerbated.
Cataract (clouding of the lens inside the eye) (latest reports from 127,513 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, osteopenia.
On Mar, 2, 2014: 11,259 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan. Among them, 67 people (0.60%) have Cataract.
Time on Losartan when people have Cataract * :
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Gender of people who have Cataract when taking Losartan * :
Age of people who have Cataract when taking Losartan * :
Severity of Cataract when taking Losartan ** :
How people recovered from Cataract ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (16 people, 23.88%)
- Diabetes mellitus (8 people, 11.94%)
- Asthma (7 people, 10.45%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (6 people, 8.96%)
- Thyroid disorder (5 people, 7.46%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Losartan potassium (64 people, 95.52%)
- Prednisone (21 people, 31.34%)
- Aspirin (19 people, 28.36%)
- Simvastatin (13 people, 19.40%)
- Lantus (11 people, 16.42%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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