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 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. This review analyzes which people have Dry throat with Losartan. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 56,396 people who have side effects when taking Losartan from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 12, 2017

56,396 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan.
Among them, 78 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: 75.34 %
  • male: 24.66 %

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: 1.69 %
  • 50-59: 28.81 %
  • 60+: 69.49 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (13 people, 16.67%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (9 people, 11.54%)
  • Thyroid Diseases (8 people, 10.26%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (8 people, 10.26%)
  • Diabetes (7 people, 8.97%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Spiriva (8 people, 10.26%)
  • Zyrtec (6 people, 7.69%)
  • Enbrel (6 people, 7.69%)
  • Amlodipine (6 people, 7.69%)
  • Symbicort (5 people, 6.41%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dry Mouth (29 people, 37.18%)
  • Cough (24 people, 30.77%)
  • Swallowing Difficulty (15 people, 19.23%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (13 people, 16.67%)
  • Dizziness (11 people, 14.10%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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