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Review: could Losartan cause Headache?
We study 12,923 people who have side effects while taking Losartan from FDA and social media. Among them, 507 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.
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Losartan (latest outcomes from 14,007 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure.
Headache (pain in head) (latest reports from 1,191,904 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.
On Oct, 25, 2014: 12,923 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan. Among them, 545 people (4.22%) have Headache.
Time on Losartan when people have Headache * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Headache when taking Losartan * :
Age of people who have Headache when taking Losartan * :
Severity of Headache when taking Losartan ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Headache ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (229 people, 42.02%)
- Atrial fibrillation (47 people, 8.62%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (46 people, 8.44%)
- Blood pressure (45 people, 8.26%)
- Convulsion (30 people, 5.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Losartan potassium (496 people, 91.01%)
- Aspirin (88 people, 16.15%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (75 people, 13.76%)
- Levothyroxine sodium (74 people, 13.58%)
- Furosemide (58 people, 10.64%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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