Could Losartan cause Irritability - from FDA reports
Irritability is found among people who take Losartan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Atorvastatin, and have High blood pressure . We study 18,867 people who have side effects while taking Losartan from FDA. Among them, 66 have Irritability. Find out below who they are, when they have Irritability and more.
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Losartan has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Losartan 48,978 users)
Irritability has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, hepatitis c, pain, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 37,102 Irritability patients).
On Nov, 20, 2016
18,867 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan.
Among them, 66 people (0.35%) have Irritability
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Losartan when people have Irritability *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 66.67 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Irritability when taking Losartan *:
- female: 53.23 %
- male: 46.77 %
Age of people who have Irritability when taking Losartan *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 1.96 %
- 30-39: 9.8 %
- 40-49: 7.84 %
- 50-59: 25.49 %
- 60+: 54.9 %
Severity of Irritability **:
- least: 0.0 %
- moderate: 100 %
- severe: 0.0 %
- most severe: 0.0 %
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Metformin (9 people, 13.64%)
- Atorvastatin (9 people, 13.64%)
- Warfarin (8 people, 12.12%)
- Lyrica (8 people, 12.12%)
- Bisoprolol (6 people, 9.09%)
Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Losartan, learn more )
Potential co-existing conditions
- Quit Smoking (9 people, 13.64%)
- Diabetes (8 people, 12.12%)
- Thyroid Diseases (5 people, 7.58%)
- Stress And Anxiety (5 people, 7.58%)
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (5 people, 7.58%)
Potential co-existing symptoms
- Headache (15 people, 22.73%)
- Fatigue (12 people, 18.18%)
- Depression (11 people, 16.67%)
- Aggression (11 people, 16.67%)
- Mood Swings (10 people, 15.15%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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