Review: could Losartan cause Sore throat?
We study 12,861 people who have side effects while taking Losartan from FDA and social media. Among them, 4 have Sore throat. Find out below who they are, when they have Sore throat and more.
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Losartan (latest outcomes from 13,936 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure.
Sore throat (pain or irritation of the throat) (latest reports from 6,920 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, asthma, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, depression, hypothyroidism.
On Aug, 18, 2014: 12,861 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan. Among them, 4 people (0.03%) have Sore Throat. They amount to 0.06% of all the 6,606 people who have Sore Throat on eHealthMe.
Time on Losartan when people have Sore throat * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Sore throat||33.33%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||33.33%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Sore throat when taking Losartan * :
|Sore throat||25.00%||75.00% |
Age of people who have Sore throat when taking Losartan * :
|Sore throat||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Severity of Sore throat when taking Losartan ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Sore throat||0.00%||66.67%||33.33%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Sore throat ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Sore throat||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (2 people, 50.00%)
- Gerd (1 people, 25.00%)
- Blood pressure inadequately controlled (1 people, 25.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Losartan potassium (2 people, 50.00%)
- Captopril (1 people, 25.00%)
- Prednisolone (1 people, 25.00%)
- Bufferin (1 people, 25.00%)
- Azulfidine (1 people, 25.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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