Losartan and Coughing - from FDA reports


Summary

Coughing is found among people who take Losartan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Amlodipine, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Coughing with Losartan. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 52,919 people who have side effects when taking Losartan from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 10, 2017

52,919 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan.
Among them, 1,671 people (3.16%) have Coughing


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Losartan cause Coughing?

Time on Losartan when people have Coughing *:

  • < 1 month: 46.55 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 36.21 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.17 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.9 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.45 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.72 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Coughing when taking Losartan *:

  • female: 68.09 %
  • male: 31.91 %

Age of people who have Coughing when taking Losartan *:

  • 0-1: 0.15 %
  • 2-9: 0.08 %
  • 10-19: 0.38 %
  • 20-29: 0.53 %
  • 30-39: 2.82 %
  • 40-49: 8.61 %
  • 50-59: 19.57 %
  • 60+: 67.86 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (548 people, 32.79%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (197 people, 11.79%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (183 people, 10.95%)
  • Asthma (154 people, 9.22%)
  • Diabetes (119 people, 7.12%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Amlodipine (168 people, 10.05%)
  • Metformin (146 people, 8.74%)
  • Humira (139 people, 8.32%)
  • Aspirin (124 people, 7.42%)
  • Spiriva (106 people, 6.34%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (363 people, 21.72%)
  • Fatigue (262 people, 15.68%)
  • Headache (198 people, 11.85%)
  • High Blood Pressure (191 people, 11.43%)
  • Malaise (189 people, 11.31%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Coughing when taking Losartan?

Losartan

Losartan has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Losartan 56,142 users)

Coughing

Coughing has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, multiple sclerosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (latest reports from 143,521 Coughing patients).

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