Review: could Losartan cause Dry Throat?


Dry throat is found among people who take Losartan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Spiriva, and have Hypertension . We study 18,854 people who have side effects while taking Losartan from FDA and social media. Among them, 25 have Dry throat. Find out below who they are, when they have Dry throat and more.

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Losartan has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Losartan 48,940 users)

Dry Throat

Dry throat has been reported by people with high blood pressure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, asthma (latest reports from 5,114 Dry throat patients).

On Oct, 18, 2016

18,854 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan.
Among them, 25 people (0.13%) have Dry Throat

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Losartan cause Dry throat?

Gender of people who have Dry Throat when taking Losartan *:

  • female: 88 %
  • male: 12 %

Age of people who have Dry Throat when taking Losartan *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 14.29 %
  • 60+: 85.71 %

Severity of Dry Throat **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Dry Throat **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (14 people, 56.00%)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (9 people, 36.00%)
  • Thyroid Disorder (4 people, 16.00%)
  • Glaucoma (3 people, 12.00%)
  • Anxiety (3 people, 12.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Spiriva (6 people, 24.00%)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (4 people, 16.00%)
  • Tudorza Pressair (3 people, 12.00%)
  • Lovastatin. (3 people, 12.00%)
  • Atorvastatin (3 people, 12.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dry Mouth (10 people, 40.00%)
  • Cough (7 people, 28.00%)
  • Dysphagia (6 people, 24.00%)
  • Dyspnoea (5 people, 20.00%)
  • Nasal Dryness (4 people, 16.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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