Losartan and Hair loss - from FDA reports


Summary

Hair loss is found among people who take Losartan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Amlodipine, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Hair loss 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, 22, 2017

52,919 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan.
Among them, 561 people (1.06%) have Hair Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Losartan cause Hair loss?

Time on Losartan when people have Hair Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 11.11 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 22.22 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hair Loss when taking Losartan *:

  • female: 87.61 %
  • male: 12.39 %

Age of people who have Hair Loss when taking Losartan *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 3.33 %
  • 40-49: 10.93 %
  • 50-59: 20.19 %
  • 60+: 65.56 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (210 people, 37.43%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (72 people, 12.83%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (63 people, 11.23%)
  • Hypothyroidism (37 people, 6.60%)
  • Diabetes (37 people, 6.60%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Metformin (60 people, 10.70%)
  • Amlodipine (60 people, 10.70%)
  • Synthroid (42 people, 7.49%)
  • Vitamin D (40 people, 7.13%)
  • Calcium (40 people, 7.13%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (110 people, 19.61%)
  • Diarrhea (93 people, 16.58%)
  • Dizziness (80 people, 14.26%)
  • Pain (78 people, 13.90%)
  • Nausea (70 people, 12.48%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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