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 56,396 people who have side effects when taking Losartan from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 20, 2017
56,396 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan.
Among them, 48 people (0.09%) have Loss of smell
Number of reports submitted per year:
Gender of people who have Loss of smell when taking Losartan *:
- female: 75 %
- male: 25 %
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: 2.63 %
- 40-49: 13.16 %
- 50-59: 23.68 %
- 60+: 60.53 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Cholesterol (9 people, 18.75%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (5 people, 10.42%)
- Nasopharyngitis (4 people, 8.33%)
- Bronchitis (4 people, 8.33%)
- Lower Respiratory Tract Infection (3 people, 6.25%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Amoxicillin (7 people, 14.58%)
- Metformin (5 people, 10.42%)
- Crestor (5 people, 10.42%)
- Atenolol (5 people, 10.42%)
- Vytorin (4 people, 8.33%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Ageusia (32 people, 66.67%)
- Nausea And Vomiting (7 people, 14.58%)
- Weakness (6 people, 12.50%)
- Sinusitis (6 people, 12.50%)
- Fatigue (5 people, 10.42%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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