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Review: could Losartan cause Rosacea?

Summary: Rosacea is found among people who take Losartan, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Losartan potassium, and have High blood pressure.

We study 13,021 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 has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 14,103 Losartan users)


Rosacea (a skin condition that causes facial redness) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 2,832 Rosacea patients)

On Mar, 29, 2015: 13,021 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan. Among them, 6 people (0.05%) have Rosacea.

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

Gender of people who have Rosacea when taking Losartan * :


Age of people who have Rosacea when taking Losartan * :


Severity of Rosacea when taking Losartan ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe

How people recovered from Rosacea ** :


Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (2 people, 33.33%)
  2. Atrial fibrillation (2 people, 33.33%)
  3. Hypothyroidism (2 people, 33.33%)
  4. Blood cholesterol increased (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. Zetia (2 people, 33.33%)
  3. Thyroid pill (2 people, 33.33%)
  4. Amiodarone hcl (2 people, 33.33%)
  5. Pradaxa (2 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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