Losartan and Loss of smell - from FDA reports


Loss of smell is found among people who take Losartan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Amoxicillin, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Loss of smell 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 May, 09, 2017

52,919 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan.
Among them, 44 people (0.08%) have Loss Of Smell

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Losartan cause Loss of smell?

Gender of people who have Loss Of Smell when taking Losartan *:

  • female: 78.05 %
  • male: 21.95 %

Age of people who have Loss Of Smell when taking Losartan *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 2.78 %
  • 40-49: 11.11 %
  • 50-59: 25.0 %
  • 60+: 61.11 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (9 people, 20.45%)
  • High Blood Pressure (8 people, 18.18%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (5 people, 11.36%)
  • Bronchitis (4 people, 9.09%)
  • Lower Respiratory Tract Infection (3 people, 6.82%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Amoxicillin (7 people, 15.91%)
  • Atenolol (5 people, 11.36%)
  • Vytorin (4 people, 9.09%)
  • Metformin (4 people, 9.09%)
  • Crestor (4 people, 9.09%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Ageusia (29 people, 65.91%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (7 people, 15.91%)
  • Sinusitis (6 people, 13.64%)
  • Sinusitis - Chronic (5 people, 11.36%)
  • Fatigue (5 people, 11.36%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Loss of smell when taking Losartan?


Losartan has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Losartan 56,079 users)

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Loss of smell has been reported by people with nasopharyngitis, high blood pressure, nasal congestion, sinusitis, asthma (latest reports from 8,493 Loss of smell patients).

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