Review: could Losartan cause Cataract?
Summary: Cataract is found among people who take Losartan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Losartan potassium, and have High blood pressure.
We study 13,043 people who have side effects while taking Losartan from FDA and social media. Among them, 68 have Cataract. Find out below who they are, when they have Cataract and more.
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Losartan has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 14,130 Losartan users)
Cataract (clouding of the lens inside the eye) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteopenia, diabetes. (latest reports from 17,651 Cataract patients)
On Apr, 14, 2015: 13,021 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan. Among them, 68 people (0.52%) have Cataract.
Time on Losartan when people have Cataract * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Cataract when taking Losartan * :
Age of people who have Cataract when taking Losartan * :
Severity of Cataract when taking Losartan ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Cataract ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (16 people, 23.53%)
- Diabetes mellitus (8 people, 11.76%)
- Asthma (7 people, 10.29%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (6 people, 8.82%)
- Hypothyroidism (5 people, 7.35%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Losartan potassium (65 people, 95.59%)
- Prednisone (21 people, 30.88%)
- Aspirin (19 people, 27.94%)
- Simvastatin (13 people, 19.12%)
- Omeprazole (11 people, 16.18%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of drug interactions between Vicodin, Tramadol, Omeprazole, Losartan for a 59-year old man with Pain - Joints, Acid Reflux, Blood Pressure. The patient has Acid Reflux, Pain - Joints, Fatigue - Chronic
- A study of drug interactions between Lexapro, Lipitor, Losartan Potassium, Fenofibrate for a 60-year old man with Stress And Anxiety, High Blood Cholesterol, Kidney Damage. The patient has Muscle Cramps Aggravated, Losing Weight
- A study of drug interactions between Ventolin, Montelukast Sodium, Prednisolone, Cetirizine Hydrochloride Allergy, Losartan Potassium, Folic Acid, Fluticasone Propionate, Sertraline for a 54-year old woman with Asthma, Asthma Aggravated, High Blood Pressure, Blood Iron Abnormal, Depression. The patient has Asthma Aggravated
- A study of drug interactions between Advair Hfa, Losartan for a 53-year old man with Asthma, High Blood Pressure. The patient has Temperature Measurement
- A study of side effects of Cozaar for a 59-year old man with High Blood Pressure. The patient has Blood Pressure Increased, High Blood Sugar, Hypotriglyceridaemia
Recent Losartan related drug comparison:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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