Review: could Losartan cause Cataract?
We study 12,923 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 (latest outcomes from 14,007 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure.
Cataract (clouding of the lens inside the eye) (latest reports from 136,058 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteopenia, diabetes.
On Oct, 31, 2014: 12,923 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan. Among them, 68 people (0.53%) 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 ** :
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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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On eHealthMe, Losartan (losartan potassium) is often used for high blood pressure. Find out below the conditions Losartan is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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