Review: could Losartan cause Skin rash (Rashes)?
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 - 6 months, also take medication Losartan potassium, and have High blood pressure.
We study 12,974 people who have side effects while taking Losartan from FDA and social media. Among them, 470 have Skin rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Skin rash and more.
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Losartan has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 14,054 Losartan users)
Skin rash (redness) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression. (latest reports from 146,454 Skin rash patients)
On Jan, 13, 2015: 12,974 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan. Among them, 470 people (3.62%) 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||17.46%||28.57%||11.11%||6.35%||25.40%||0.00%||11.11% |
Gender of people who have Skin rash when taking Losartan * :
|Skin rash||61.76%||38.24% |
Age of people who have Skin rash when taking Losartan * :
|Skin rash||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.23%||2.28%||14.12%||16.40%||66.97% |
Severity of Skin rash when taking Losartan ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Skin rash||12.50%||75.00%||12.50%||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 (158 people, 33.62%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (67 people, 14.26%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (37 people, 7.87%)
- Atrial fibrillation (31 people, 6.60%)
- Pain (29 people, 6.17%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Losartan potassium (458 people, 97.45%)
- Aspirin (92 people, 19.57%)
- Humira (67 people, 14.26%)
- Simvastatin (65 people, 13.83%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (50 people, 10.64%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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