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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 Hypertension.

We study 12,937 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

Losartan (latest outcomes from 14,015 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Trend of losartan reports

Hearing loss

Hearing loss (latest reports from 7,751 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol.

Trend of Hearing loss reports

On Nov, 28, 2014: 12,937 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan. Among them, 16 people (0.12%) have Hearing Loss.

Trend of Hearing loss in Losartan reports

Time on Losartan when people have Hearing loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hearing loss33.33%0.00%33.33%33.33%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Hearing loss when taking Losartan * :

FemaleMale
Hearing loss62.50%37.50%

Age of people who have Hearing loss when taking Losartan * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hearing loss0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%33.33%66.67%

Severity of Hearing loss when taking Losartan ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hearing loss0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Hearing loss ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hearing loss50.00%0.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (6 people, 37.50%)
  2. Rheumatoid arthritis (4 people, 25.00%)
  3. Bone disorder (2 people, 12.50%)
  4. Skin disorder (2 people, 12.50%)
  5. Musculoskeletal pain (2 people, 12.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Losartan potassium (14 people, 87.50%)
  2. Aspirin (6 people, 37.50%)
  3. Humira (5 people, 31.25%)
  4. Furosemide (5 people, 31.25%)
  5. Citalopram hydrobromide (4 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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