Losartan and Dry throat - from FDA reports


Summary

Dry throat 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 Spiriva, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Dry throat 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 Apr, 13, 2017

52,919 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan.
Among them, 75 people (0.14%) have Dry Throat


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Losartan cause Dry throat?

Time on Losartan when people have Dry Throat *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 74.29 %
  • male: 25.71 %

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: 1.79 %
  • 50-59: 28.57 %
  • 60+: 69.64 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (37 people, 49.33%)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (12 people, 16.00%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (9 people, 12.00%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (8 people, 10.67%)
  • Diabetes (7 people, 9.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Spiriva (8 people, 10.67%)
  • Zyrtec (6 people, 8.00%)
  • Enbrel (6 people, 8.00%)
  • Metformin (5 people, 6.67%)
  • Amlodipine (5 people, 6.67%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dry Mouth (27 people, 36.00%)
  • Cough (23 people, 30.67%)
  • Swallowing Difficulty (15 people, 20.00%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (11 people, 14.67%)
  • Nasal Dryness (9 people, 12.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Dry throat when taking Losartan?

Losartan

Losartan has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Losartan 56,079 users)

Dry Throat

Dry throat has been reported by people with high blood pressure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 5,469 Dry throat patients).

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