Review: could Losartan cause Headache?
Summary: Headache 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 Losartan potassium, and have High blood pressure.
We study 12,974 people who have side effects while taking Losartan from FDA and social media. Among them, 546 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.
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Losartan has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 14,054 Losartan users)
Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 202,234 Headache patients)
On Jan, 25, 2015: 12,974 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan. Among them, 546 people (4.21%) 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, 41.94%)
- Atrial fibrillation (47 people, 8.61%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (46 people, 8.42%)
- Convulsion (30 people, 5.49%)
- Diabetes mellitus (26 people, 4.76%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Losartan potassium (496 people, 90.84%)
- Aspirin (88 people, 16.12%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (75 people, 13.74%)
- Levothyroxine sodium (74 people, 13.55%)
- Furosemide (58 people, 10.62%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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short duration frontal temporal headache cause by cough, sneeze, exertion, maybe worse lying down
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