Losartan and Cataract - from FDA reports


Summary

Cataract is found among people who take Losartan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Metformin, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Cataract with Losartan. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 52,919 people who have side effects when taking Losartan from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 01, 2017

52,919 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan.
Among them, 445 people (0.84%) have Cataract


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Losartan cause Cataract?

Time on Losartan when people have Cataract *:

  • < 1 month: 50.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Cataract when taking Losartan *:

  • female: 73.86 %
  • male: 26.14 %

Age of people who have Cataract when taking Losartan *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.96 %
  • 30-39: 1.28 %
  • 40-49: 2.56 %
  • 50-59: 13.74 %
  • 60+: 81.47 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (178 people, 40.00%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (85 people, 19.10%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (84 people, 18.88%)
  • Diabetes (70 people, 15.73%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes (42 people, 9.44%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Metformin (46 people, 10.34%)
  • Lantus (41 people, 9.21%)
  • Humira (41 people, 9.21%)
  • Simvastatin (40 people, 8.99%)
  • Amlodipine (39 people, 8.76%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (57 people, 12.81%)
  • Pain (54 people, 12.13%)
  • Drug Ineffective (49 people, 11.01%)
  • Joint Pain (48 people, 10.79%)
  • Dizziness (48 people, 10.79%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Cataract when taking Losartan?

Losartan

Losartan has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Losartan 56,079 users)

Cataract

Cataract (clouding of the lens inside the eye) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, diabetes (latest reports from 29,299 Cataract patients).

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