Losartan and Cataract - from FDA reports
Cataract 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 Metformin, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Cataract 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 Oct, 25, 2017
56,396 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan.
Among them, 478 people (0.85%) have Cataract
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Losartan when people have Cataract *:
- < 1 month: 33.33 %
- 1 - 6 months: 16.67 %
- 6 - 12 months: 33.33 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 16.67 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Cataract when taking Losartan *:
- female: 72.77 %
- male: 27.23 %
Age of people who have Cataract when taking Losartan *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.9 %
- 30-39: 1.19 %
- 40-49: 2.69 %
- 50-59: 14.33 %
- 60+: 80.9 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (91 people, 19.04%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (89 people, 18.62%)
- Diabetes (74 people, 15.48%)
- Type 2 Diabetes (44 people, 9.21%)
- Asthma (43 people, 9.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Metformin (50 people, 10.46%)
- Lantus (45 people, 9.41%)
- Humira (43 people, 9.00%)
- Amlodipine (42 people, 8.79%)
- Simvastatin (40 people, 8.37%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (57 people, 11.92%)
- Drug Ineffective (55 people, 11.51%)
- Dizziness (53 people, 11.09%)
- Joint Pain (51 people, 10.67%)
- Pain In Extremity (49 people, 10.25%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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