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 . We study 46,073 people who have side effects while taking Losartan from FDA. Among them, 1,806 have Skin rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Skin rash and more.

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Losartan

Losartan has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Losartan 49,085 users)

Skin Rash

Skin rash has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 263,402 Skin rash patients).

On Feb, 26, 2017

46,073 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan.
Among them, 1,806 people (3.92%) 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: 61.86 %
  • male: 38.14 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.35 %
  • 20-29: 0.42 %
  • 30-39: 2.36 %
  • 40-49: 9.74 %
  • 50-59: 19.12 %
  • 60+: 68.01 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (541 people, 29.96%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (199 people, 11.02%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (171 people, 9.47%)
  • Diabetes (115 people, 6.37%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (92 people, 5.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humira (195 people, 10.80%)
  • Amlodipine (181 people, 10.02%)
  • Metformin (158 people, 8.75%)
  • Aspirin (136 people, 7.53%)
  • Simvastatin (117 people, 6.48%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Itching (402 people, 22.26%)
  • Fatigue (188 people, 10.41%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (187 people, 10.35%)
  • Diarrhea (166 people, 9.19%)
  • Pain (163 people, 9.03%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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