Review: could Losartan cause Skin rash?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 9, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 12,818 people who take Losartan. Among them, 467 have Skin rash. See who they are, when they have Skin rash and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Losartan (latest outcomes from 12,191 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure, blood pressure management. Commonly reported side effects of Losartan include high blood pressure, breathing difficulty, weakness, dizziness, dyspnoea exacerbated.
Skin rash (redness) (latest reports from 950,538 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, osteoporosis.
On Feb, 21, 2014: 11,259 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan. Among them, 413 people (3.67%) have Skin Rash.
Time on Losartan when people have Skin rash * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Skin rash||16.07%||30.36%||12.50%||7.14%||23.21%||0.00%||10.71% |
Gender of people who have Skin rash when taking Losartan * :
|Skin rash||60.94%||39.06% |
Age of people who have Skin rash when taking Losartan * :
|Skin rash||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.25%||2.53%||13.67%||15.70%||67.85% |
Severity of Skin rash when taking Losartan ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Skin rash||15.38%||69.23%||15.38%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Skin rash ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Skin rash||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (146 people, 35.35%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (65 people, 15.74%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (33 people, 7.99%)
- Atrial fibrillation (31 people, 7.51%)
- Pain (27 people, 6.54%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Losartan potassium (413 people, 100.00%)
- Aspirin (84 people, 20.34%)
- Humira (66 people, 15.98%)
- Simvastatin (63 people, 15.25%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (45 people, 10.90%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (4 months ago):
speckled Rash on forearms and neck, new freckles on face
From this study (13 months ago):
It's a round rash which peels and leaves sharpish edges which catch on things - it stings when I peel potatoes! Very itchy, my doc gave me Eumovate for it but still itching and peeling.
From this study (1 year ago):
Red, itchy rash started on back of neck, then all over except back of hands, buttocks and thighs. Now,nearly 5 months after it started, has gone, except for lower legs where it is still very obvious.Other systems still current.
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