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Review: could Losartan cause Rosacea?

Summary: Rosacea could be caused by Losartan, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Losartan potassium, and have Hypertension.

We study 12,749 people who have side effects while taking Losartan from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 have Rosacea. Find out below who they are, when they have Rosacea and more.

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Losartan

Losartan (latest outcomes from 13,799 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Rosacea

Rosacea (a skin condition that causes facial redness) (latest reports from 10,173 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis.

On Apr, 9, 2014: 12,914 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan. Among them, 6 people (0.05%) have Rosacea. They amount to 0.06% of all the 10,134 people who have Rosacea on eHealthMe.

Trend of Rosacea in Losartan reports

Time on Losartan when people have Rosacea * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Rosacea50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Rosacea when taking Losartan * :

FemaleMale
Rosacea16.67%83.33%

Age of people who have Rosacea when taking Losartan * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Rosacea0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%50.00%

Severity of Rosacea when taking Losartan ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Rosacea0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Rosacea ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (2 people, 33.33%)
  2. Hypothyroidism (2 people, 33.33%)
  3. Blood cholesterol increased (2 people, 33.33%)
  4. Atrial fibrillation (2 people, 33.33%)
  5. Stent placement (1 people, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Losartan potassium (4 people, 66.67%)
  2. Amiodarone hcl (2 people, 33.33%)
  3. Pradaxa (2 people, 33.33%)
  4. Zetia (2 people, 33.33%)
  5. Thyroid pill (2 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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