Losartan and Headache - from FDA reports
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 cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Headache 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, 20, 2017
56,396 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan.
Among them, 2,505 people (4.44%) have Headache
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Losartan when people have Headache *:
- < 1 month: 56.3 %
- 1 - 6 months: 21.85 %
- 6 - 12 months: 11.76 %
- 1 - 2 years: 2.52 %
- 2 - 5 years: 5.04 %
- 5 - 10 years: 2.52 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Headache when taking Losartan *:
- female: 71.89 %
- male: 28.11 %
Age of people who have Headache when taking Losartan *:
- 0-1: 0.05 %
- 2-9: 0.1 %
- 10-19: 0.5 %
- 20-29: 1.0 %
- 30-39: 3.3 %
- 40-49: 10.51 %
- 50-59: 22.06 %
- 60+: 62.48 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Cholesterol (260 people, 10.38%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (214 people, 8.54%)
- Pain (178 people, 7.11%)
- Diabetes (172 people, 6.87%)
- Depression (121 people, 4.83%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Amlodipine (243 people, 9.70%)
- Metformin (234 people, 9.34%)
- Humira (177 people, 7.07%)
- Vitamin D (149 people, 5.95%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (133 people, 5.31%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Dizziness (509 people, 20.32%)
- Nausea (503 people, 20.08%)
- Fatigue (411 people, 16.41%)
- Diarrhea (327 people, 13.05%)
- Pain (269 people, 10.74%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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