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Review: could Losartan cause Loss of smell?

We study 12,841 people who have side effects while taking Losartan from FDA and social media. Among them, 15 have Loss of smell. Find out below who they are, when they have Loss of smell and more.

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Losartan

Losartan (latest outcomes from 13,892 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Loss of smell

Loss of smell (latest reports from 19,609 patients) has been reported by people with nasopharyngitis, high blood pressure, sinusitis, nasal congestion, asthma.

On Jul, 18, 2014: 12,830 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan. Among them, 15 people (0.12%) have Loss Of Smell. They amount to 0.08% of all the 19,603 people who have Loss Of Smell on eHealthMe.

Trend of Loss of smell in Losartan reports

Time on Losartan when people have Loss of smell * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Loss of smell0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Loss of smell when taking Losartan * :

FemaleMale
Loss of smell58.33%41.67%

Age of people who have Loss of smell when taking Losartan * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Loss of smell0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%33.33%33.33%33.33%

Severity of Loss of smell when taking Losartan ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Loss of smell0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

How people recovered from Loss of smell ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (4 people, 26.67%)
  2. Bronchitis (2 people, 13.33%)
  3. Tobacco user (2 people, 13.33%)
  4. Blood triglycerides increased (1 people, 6.67%)
  5. Thyroid disorder (1 people, 6.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Losartan potassium (14 people, 93.33%)
  2. Clavulanate potassium (4 people, 26.67%)
  3. Ubidecarenone (4 people, 26.67%)
  4. Metoprolol (4 people, 26.67%)
  5. Vytorin (4 people, 26.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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