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 13,043 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 14,119 Losartan users)
Hearing loss has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 7,923 Hearing loss patients)
On Apr, 15, 2015: 13,043 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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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Losartan Potassium for a 39-year old woman with Malignant Hypertension. The patient has Bloodshot Eyes
- A study of side effects of Losartan Potassium for a 68-year old woman with High Blood Pressure. The patient has Irregular Heartbeat
- A study of side effects of Tramadol for a 66-year old woman with Arthritis - Osteoarthritis. The patient has Hearing Loss
- A study of drug interactions between Vicodin, Tramadol, Omeprazole, Losartan for a 59-year old man with Pain - Joints, Acid Reflux, Blood Pressure. The patient has Acid Reflux, Pain - Joints, Fatigue - Chronic
- A study of drug interactions between Lexapro, Lipitor, Losartan Potassium, Fenofibrate for a 60-year old man with Stress And Anxiety, High Blood Cholesterol, Kidney Damage. The patient has Muscle Cramps Aggravated, Losing Weight
Recent Losartan related drug comparison:
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