Review: could Losartan cause Hearing loss?
Summary: Hearing loss 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, 16 have Hearing loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hearing loss 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)
Hearing loss has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 7,893 Hearing loss patients)
On Jan, 6, 2015: 12,956 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan. Among them, 16 people (0.12%) have Hearing Loss.
Time on Losartan when people have Hearing loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Hearing loss||33.33%||0.00%||33.33%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Hearing loss when taking Losartan * :
|Hearing loss||62.50%||37.50% |
Age of people who have Hearing loss when taking Losartan * :
|Hearing loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||33.33%||66.67% |
Severity of Hearing loss when taking Losartan ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hearing loss||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Hearing loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Hearing loss||50.00%||0.00%||50.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (6 people, 37.50%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (4 people, 25.00%)
- Bone disorder (2 people, 12.50%)
- Skin disorder (2 people, 12.50%)
- Musculoskeletal pain (2 people, 12.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Losartan potassium (14 people, 87.50%)
- Aspirin (6 people, 37.50%)
- Humira (5 people, 31.25%)
- Furosemide (5 people, 31.25%)
- Citalopram hydrobromide (4 people, 25.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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