Review: could Losartan cause Loss of smell?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 4, 2014)
Severity ratings: 4.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 12,818 people who take Losartan. Among them, 15 have Loss of smell. See who they are, when they have Loss of smell and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Losartan (latest outcomes from 12,191 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure, blood pressure management. Commonly reported side effects of Losartan include high blood pressure, breathing difficulty, weakness, dizziness, dyspnoea exacerbated.
Loss of smell
Loss of smell (latest reports from 18,904 patients) has been reported by people with nasopharyngitis, high blood pressure, sinusitis, nasal congestion, asthma.
On Mar, 4, 2014: 12,818 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan. Among them, 15 people (0.12%) have Loss Of Smell.
Time on Losartan when people have Loss of smell * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Loss of smell||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Loss of smell when taking Losartan * :
|Loss of smell||58.33%||41.67% |
Age of people who have Loss of smell when taking Losartan * :
|Loss of smell||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||33.33%||33.33%||33.33% |
Severity of Loss of smell when taking Losartan ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Loss of smell||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
How people recovered from Loss of smell ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (4 people, 26.67%)
- Bronchitis (2 people, 13.33%)
- Tobacco user (2 people, 13.33%)
- Blood triglycerides increased (1 people, 6.67%)
- Thyroid disorder (1 people, 6.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Losartan potassium (14 people, 93.33%)
- Omega-3 marine triglycerides (4 people, 26.67%)
- Vytorin (4 people, 26.67%)
- Metoprolol (4 people, 26.67%)
- Amoxicillin (4 people, 26.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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