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Review: could Losartan cause Irritability?

Summary: Irritability could be caused by Losartan, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take Losartan potassium, and have Hypertension.

We study 12,749 people who have side effects while taking Losartan from FDA and social media. Among them, 36 have Irritability. Find out below who they are, when they have Irritability and more.

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On Apr, 6, 2014: 12,914 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan. Among them, 36 people (0.28%) have Irritability. They amount to 0.02% of all the 145,093 people who have Irritability on eHealthMe.

Trend of Irritability in Losartan reports

Time on Losartan when people have Irritability * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Irritability0.00%16.67%0.00%50.00%33.33%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Irritability when taking Losartan * :

FemaleMale
Irritability68.57%31.43%

Age of people who have Irritability when taking Losartan * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Irritability0.00%3.33%0.00%0.00%10.00%6.67%43.33%36.67%

Severity of Irritability when taking Losartan ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Irritability0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Irritability ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Irritability0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (9 people, 25.00%)
  2. Depression (5 people, 13.89%)
  3. Hepatitis c (5 people, 13.89%)
  4. Blood cholesterol (4 people, 11.11%)
  5. Sleep disorder (4 people, 11.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Losartan potassium (30 people, 83.33%)
  2. Aspirin (7 people, 19.44%)
  3. Hydrochlorothiazide (6 people, 16.67%)
  4. Omeprazole (6 people, 16.67%)
  5. Potassium (5 people, 13.89%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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