Review: could Losartan cause Coughing?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 26, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.6/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 12,818 people who take Losartan. Among them, 313 have Coughing. See who they are, when they have Coughing and more. This review is 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.
Coughing (latest reports from 465,318 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol.
On Feb, 26, 2014: 11,259 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan. Among them, 313 people (2.78%) have Coughing.
Time on Losartan when people have Coughing * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Coughing when taking Losartan * :
Age of people who have Coughing when taking Losartan * :
Severity of Coughing when taking Losartan ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Coughing ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (150 people, 47.92%)
- Atrial fibrillation (62 people, 19.81%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (39 people, 12.46%)
- Asthma (25 people, 7.99%)
- Pain (23 people, 7.35%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Losartan potassium (313 people, 100.00%)
- Lisinopril (71 people, 22.68%)
- Aspirin (63 people, 20.13%)
- Verapamil (55 people, 17.57%)
- Simvastatin (44 people, 14.06%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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