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 12,974 people who have side effects while taking Losartan from FDA and social media. Among them, 333 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 14,054 Losartan users)
Itching has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 88,231 Itching patients)
On Jan, 5, 2015: 12,956 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan. Among them, 333 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 (89 people, 26.73%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (25 people, 7.51%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (23 people, 6.91%)
- Diabetes mellitus (21 people, 6.31%)
- Cardiac disorder (19 people, 5.71%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Losartan potassium (286 people, 85.89%)
- Aspirin (69 people, 20.72%)
- Niaspan (46 people, 13.81%)
- Omeprazole (40 people, 12.01%)
- Simvastatin (30 people, 9.01%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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