Losartan and Headache - from FDA reports


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 Amlodipine, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Headache 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, 23, 2017

52,919 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan.
Among them, 2,350 people (4.44%) have Headache


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Losartan cause Headache?

Time on Losartan when people have Headache *:

  • < 1 month: 55.75 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.01 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 12.39 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.65 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.54 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.65 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Losartan *:

  • female: 71.77 %
  • male: 28.23 %

Age of people who have Headache when taking Losartan *:

  • 0-1: 0.05 %
  • 2-9: 0.11 %
  • 10-19: 0.53 %
  • 20-29: 1.07 %
  • 30-39: 3.46 %
  • 40-49: 10.55 %
  • 50-59: 21.95 %
  • 60+: 62.28 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (841 people, 35.79%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (242 people, 10.30%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (205 people, 8.72%)
  • Pain (169 people, 7.19%)
  • Diabetes (164 people, 6.98%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Amlodipine (222 people, 9.45%)
  • Metformin (212 people, 9.02%)
  • Humira (173 people, 7.36%)
  • Vitamin D (139 people, 5.91%)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (133 people, 5.66%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dizziness (484 people, 20.60%)
  • Nausea (466 people, 19.83%)
  • High Blood Pressure (427 people, 18.17%)
  • Fatigue (379 people, 16.13%)
  • Diarrhea (294 people, 12.51%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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