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Review: could Losartan cause Dry throat?

We study 12,882 people who have side effects while taking Losartan from FDA and social media. Among them, 18 have Dry throat. Find out below who they are, when they have Dry throat and more.

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Losartan

Losartan (latest outcomes from 13,968 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Dry throat

Dry Throat (latest reports from 14,927 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis.

On Sep, 18, 2014: 12,882 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan. Among them, 18 people (0.14%) have Dry Throat.

Trend of Dry throat in Losartan reports

Time on Losartan when people have Dry throat * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Dry throat100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Dry throat76.92%23.08%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dry throat0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%23.08%76.92%

Severity of Dry throat when taking Losartan ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Dry throat0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Dry throat ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Dry throat0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (18 people, 100.00%)
  2. Atrial fibrillation (15 people, 83.33%)
  3. Breast cancer (2 people, 11.11%)
  4. Multiple allergies (2 people, 11.11%)
  5. Urticaria (2 people, 11.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Losartan potassium (18 people, 100.00%)
  2. Lisinopril (15 people, 83.33%)
  3. Verapamil (15 people, 83.33%)
  4. Omeprazole (4 people, 22.22%)
  5. Zyrtec (4 people, 22.22%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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