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Review: could Losartan cause Coughing (Cough)?

Summary: Coughing is found among people who take Losartan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Losartan potassium, and have Hypertension.

We study 12,937 people who have side effects while taking Losartan from FDA and social media. Among them, 374 have Coughing. Find out below who they are, when they have Coughing and more.

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Losartan

Losartan (latest outcomes from 14,015 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Trend of losartan reports

Coughing

Coughing (latest reports from 73,813 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol.

Trend of Coughing reports

On Nov, 25, 2014: 12,937 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan. Among them, 374 people (2.89%) have Coughing.

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
Coughing31.58%31.58%2.63%7.89%13.16%10.53%2.63%

Gender of people who have Coughing when taking Losartan * :

FemaleMale
Coughing66.84%33.16%

Age of people who have Coughing when taking Losartan * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Coughing0.00%0.00%0.29%1.17%2.62%10.79%18.66%66.47%

Severity of Coughing when taking Losartan ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Coughing4.76%42.86%47.62%4.76%

How people recovered from Coughing ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Coughing0.00%7.14%92.86%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (166 people, 44.39%)
  2. Atrial fibrillation (63 people, 16.84%)
  3. Rheumatoid arthritis (41 people, 10.96%)
  4. Asthma (33 people, 8.82%)
  5. Pain (23 people, 6.15%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Losartan potassium (363 people, 97.06%)
  2. Lisinopril (71 people, 18.98%)
  3. Aspirin (70 people, 18.72%)
  4. Verapamil (55 people, 14.71%)
  5. Omeprazole (46 people, 12.30%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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