Review: Hearing loss in Losartan
(By eHealthMe on Nov, 8, 2013)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Hearing loss by studying 11,100 people who take Losartan. We analyze: the time on Losartan when people have Hearing loss, gender and age of these people, the severity of Hearing loss, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Losartan. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Losartan (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is used in high blood pressure, blood pressure management, essential hypertension, high blood cholesterol, hypotension. Commonly reported side effects of Losartan include high blood pressure, breathing difficulty, dizziness, fatigue, nausea.
Hearing loss has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol.
On Nov, 8, 2013: 11,048 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan. Among them, 16 people (0.14%) 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%)
- Product used for unknown indication (3 people, 18.75%)
- Anaemia prophylaxis (2 people, 12.50%)
- Bone disorder (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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