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 Amlodipine, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Skin rash with Losartan. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 56,396 people who have side effects when taking Losartan from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 20, 2017

56,396 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan.
Among them, 2,205 people (3.91%) have Skin rash


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Losartan cause Skin rash?

Time on Losartan when people have Skin rash *:

  • < 1 month: 39.08 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 36.78 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.45 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.75 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.2 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.3 %
  • 10+ years: 3.45 %

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

  • female: 62.46 %
  • male: 37.54 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.29 %
  • 20-29: 0.4 %
  • 30-39: 2.19 %
  • 40-49: 9.04 %
  • 50-59: 19.35 %
  • 60+: 68.72 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (250 people, 11.34%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (196 people, 8.89%)
  • Diabetes (141 people, 6.39%)
  • Pain (117 people, 5.31%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (115 people, 5.22%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Amlodipine (231 people, 10.48%)
  • Humira (220 people, 9.98%)
  • Metformin (198 people, 8.98%)
  • Aspirin (136 people, 6.17%)
  • Simvastatin (117 people, 5.31%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Itching (495 people, 22.45%)
  • Fatigue (241 people, 10.93%)
  • Diarrhea (231 people, 10.48%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (220 people, 9.98%)
  • Pain (197 people, 8.93%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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