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 cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Itching with Losartan. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 56,396 people who have side effects when taking Losartan from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Aug, 08, 2017

56,396 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan.
Among them, 1,428 people (2.53%) have Itching


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Losartan cause Itching?

Time on Losartan when people have Itching *:

  • < 1 month: 26.42 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 35.85 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.66 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.32 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 15.09 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 5.66 %

Gender of people who have Itching when taking Losartan *:

  • female: 65.12 %
  • male: 34.88 %

Age of people who have Itching when taking Losartan *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.09 %
  • 10-19: 0.18 %
  • 20-29: 0.37 %
  • 30-39: 2.49 %
  • 40-49: 6.63 %
  • 50-59: 18.88 %
  • 60+: 71.36 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (191 people, 13.38%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (115 people, 8.05%)
  • Diabetes (103 people, 7.21%)
  • Pain (76 people, 5.32%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes (73 people, 5.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Amlodipine (159 people, 11.13%)
  • Metformin (135 people, 9.45%)
  • Humira (102 people, 7.14%)
  • Aspirin (101 people, 7.07%)
  • Lipitor (76 people, 5.32%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rashes (495 people, 34.66%)
  • Fatigue (171 people, 11.97%)
  • Nausea (133 people, 9.31%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (130 people, 9.10%)
  • Urticaria (124 people, 8.68%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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