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 (latest outcomes from 13,904 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure.
Coughing (latest reports from 487,687 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.
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 (163 people, 43.94%)
- Atrial fibrillation (63 people, 16.98%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (41 people, 11.05%)
- Asthma (32 people, 8.63%)
- Pain (23 people, 6.20%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Losartan potassium (361 people, 97.30%)
- Lisinopril (71 people, 19.14%)
- Aspirin (70 people, 18.87%)
- Verapamil (55 people, 14.82%)
- Omeprazole (45 people, 12.13%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (4 months ago):
Started right after taking the High Blood Pressure medication
From this study (8 months ago):
Cough can be controlled with ProMethazine and Mucinex DM keeps chest open where cough is productive.
From this study (8 months ago):
Can be controlled with Cough Syrup Promethazine and Mucinex DM to keep to keep chest open where cough would be Dry.
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