Review: could Losartan cause Itching?
Summary: Itching is found among people who take Losartan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, 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, 335 have Itching. Find out below who they are, when they have Itching 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)
Itching has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 88,292 Itching patients)
On Apr, 12, 2015: 13,021 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan. Among them, 335 people (2.57%) have Itching.
Time on Losartan when people have Itching * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Itching when taking Losartan * :
Age of people who have Itching when taking Losartan * :
Severity of Itching when taking Losartan ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Itching ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (90 people, 26.87%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (25 people, 7.46%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (23 people, 6.87%)
- Diabetes mellitus (21 people, 6.27%)
- Cardiac disorder (19 people, 5.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Losartan potassium (287 people, 85.67%)
- Aspirin (69 people, 20.60%)
- Niaspan (46 people, 13.73%)
- Omeprazole (40 people, 11.94%)
- Simvastatin (30 people, 8.96%)
* 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 drug interactions between Ventolin, Montelukast Sodium, Prednisolone, Cetirizine Hydrochloride Allergy, Losartan Potassium, Folic Acid, Fluticasone Propionate, Sertraline for a 54-year old woman with Asthma, Asthma Aggravated, High Blood Pressure, Blood Iron Abnormal, Depression. The patient has Asthma Aggravated
- A study of drug interactions between Advair Hfa, Losartan for a 53-year old man with Asthma, High Blood Pressure. The patient has Temperature Measurement
- A study of side effects of Cozaar for a 59-year old man with High Blood Pressure. The patient has Blood Pressure Increased, High Blood Sugar, Hypotriglyceridaemia
- A study of side effects of Omeprazole for a 63-year old man with Reflux Oesophagitis. The patient has Itching, Angioedema
- A study of side effects of Triamcinolone for a 37-year old woman with Nose - Objects In. The patient has Itching
Recent Losartan related drug comparison:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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