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Review: could Losartan cause Coughing?

We study 12,841 people who have side effects while taking Losartan from FDA and social media. Among them, 371 have Coughing. Find out below who they are, when they have Coughing and more.

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Losartan

Losartan (latest outcomes from 13,892 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Coughing

Coughing (latest reports from 487,628 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol.

On Jul, 14, 2014: 12,830 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan. Among them, 371 people (2.89%) have Coughing. They amount to 0.08% of all the 487,453 people who have Coughing on eHealthMe.

Trend of Coughing in Losartan reports

Time on Losartan when people have Coughing * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Coughing31.43%34.29%2.86%8.57%11.43%11.43%0.00%

Gender of people who have Coughing when taking Losartan * :

FemaleMale
Coughing66.58%33.42%

Age of people who have Coughing when taking Losartan * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Coughing0.00%0.00%0.29%1.18%2.65%10.88%18.53%66.47%

Severity of Coughing when taking Losartan ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Coughing0.00%44.44%50.00%5.56%

How people recovered from Coughing ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Coughing0.00%9.09%90.91%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (163 people, 43.94%)
  2. Atrial fibrillation (63 people, 16.98%)
  3. Rheumatoid arthritis (41 people, 11.05%)
  4. Asthma (32 people, 8.63%)
  5. Pain (23 people, 6.20%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Losartan potassium (361 people, 97.30%)
  2. Lisinopril (71 people, 19.14%)
  3. Aspirin (70 people, 18.87%)
  4. Verapamil (55 people, 14.82%)
  5. Omeprazole (45 people, 12.13%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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