Losartan and Skin rash - from FDA reports


Summary

Skin rash is found among people who take Losartan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Humira, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Skin rash with Losartan. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 52,919 people who have side effects when taking Losartan from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 29, 2017

52,919 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan.
Among them, 2,062 people (3.9%) have Skin Rash


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Losartan cause Skin rash?

Time on Losartan when people have Skin Rash *:

  • < 1 month: 38.64 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 36.36 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.41 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.68 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10.23 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.27 %
  • 10+ years: 3.41 %

Gender of people who have Skin Rash when taking Losartan *:

  • female: 61.91 %
  • male: 38.09 %

Age of people who have Skin Rash when taking Losartan *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.31 %
  • 20-29: 0.43 %
  • 30-39: 2.27 %
  • 40-49: 9.33 %
  • 50-59: 19.2 %
  • 60+: 68.47 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (615 people, 29.83%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (233 people, 11.30%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (189 people, 9.17%)
  • Diabetes (133 people, 6.45%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (106 people, 5.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humira (216 people, 10.48%)
  • Amlodipine (211 people, 10.23%)
  • Metformin (181 people, 8.78%)
  • Aspirin (136 people, 6.60%)
  • Simvastatin (117 people, 5.67%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Itching (462 people, 22.41%)
  • Fatigue (226 people, 10.96%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (208 people, 10.09%)
  • Diarrhea (205 people, 9.94%)
  • Pain (187 people, 9.07%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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