Losartan and Itching - from FDA reports


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 Amlodipine, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Itching with Losartan. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 52,919 people who have side effects when taking Losartan from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 06, 2017

52,919 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan.
Among them, 1,343 people (2.54%) have Itching


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Losartan cause Itching?

Time on Losartan when people have Itching *:

  • < 1 month: 26.79 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 32.14 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.36 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.71 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 19.64 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 5.36 %

Gender of people who have Itching when taking Losartan *:

  • female: 64.64 %
  • male: 35.36 %

Age of people who have Itching when taking Losartan *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.1 %
  • 10-19: 0.2 %
  • 20-29: 0.39 %
  • 30-39: 2.44 %
  • 40-49: 6.84 %
  • 50-59: 19.14 %
  • 60+: 70.9 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (411 people, 30.60%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (183 people, 13.63%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (108 people, 8.04%)
  • Diabetes (99 people, 7.37%)
  • Pain (73 people, 5.44%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Amlodipine (141 people, 10.50%)
  • Metformin (125 people, 9.31%)
  • Aspirin (101 people, 7.52%)
  • Humira (98 people, 7.30%)
  • Omeprazole (75 people, 5.58%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rashes (462 people, 34.40%)
  • Fatigue (163 people, 12.14%)
  • Nausea (129 people, 9.61%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (127 people, 9.46%)
  • Pain (119 people, 8.86%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Itching when taking Losartan?

Losartan

Losartan has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Losartan 56,025 users)

Itching

Itching has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 159,787 Itching patients).

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