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Review: could Losartan cause Coughing (Cough)?
We study 12,923 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 (latest outcomes from 14,007 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure.
Coughing (latest reports from 489,008 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol.
On Oct, 25, 2014: 12,923 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan. Among them, 374 people (2.89%) have Coughing.
Time on Losartan when people have Coughing * :
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Gender of people who have Coughing when taking Losartan * :
Age of people who have Coughing when taking Losartan * :
Severity of Coughing when taking Losartan ** :
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How people recovered from Coughing ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (166 people, 44.39%)
- Atrial fibrillation (63 people, 16.84%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (41 people, 10.96%)
- Asthma (33 people, 8.82%)
- Pain (23 people, 6.15%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Losartan potassium (363 people, 97.06%)
- Lisinopril (71 people, 18.98%)
- Aspirin (70 people, 18.72%)
- Verapamil (55 people, 14.71%)
- Omeprazole (46 people, 12.30%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Comments from related studies:
From this study (2 weeks ago):
Occasional dry cough, nonproductive. Taking a mint can decrease when I can do that. When occurs feels like back of throat is scratchy
From this study (2 months ago):
I was taking Lisinopril for hypertension but developed a persistent cough. I was given Losartan Potassium instead. cough has not decreased.
From this study (2 months ago):
dizziness severe enough to preculde safe driving along with migraine symptoms, though not necessarily at same time as headache.
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