About this FactMed analysis covering adverse side effect reports of LOSARTAN patients who developed PETECHIAE.

FactMed provides MD-approved analysis to help both patients, researchers, and physicians accurately assess the risk profile for more than 20,000 different pharmaceutical products. The below report offers compiled information from Food & Drug Administration and FactMed user submissions. Between January 2004 and October 2012, 3 individuals taking LOSARTAN reported PETECHIAE to the FDA. A total of 2341 LOSARTAN drug adverse event reaction reports were made with the FDA during this time period. Often the FDA only receives reports of the most critical and severe cases; these numbers may therefore underrepresent the complication rate of the medication.

FDA Research Report

Introduction This page is designed to help you determine the relationship, if any, between LOSARTAN and PETECHIAE. In doing so, we compare LOSARTAN with other drugs that cause PETECHIAE, to help you evaluate whether or not LOSARTAN causes PETECHIAE. Likewise, this page shows the most highly-reported side effects of LOSARTAN, so you can see if PETECHIAE ranks among LOSARTAN's most well-known side effects.
Summary Statistics
Reports of LOSARTAN causing PETECHIAE: 3
Reports of any side effect of LOSARTAN : 2341
Percentage of LOSARTAN patients where PETECHIAE is a reported side effect: 0.1282%

FDA reports of any drug causing PETECHIAE : 3958
Average percentage for all medicated patients where PETECHIAE is reported as a complication: 0.0248%

Physician opinion on LOSARTAN as adverse event culprit:

Overall opinion for all reports of this drug:
Most frequent diagnoses/indications for prescribing LOSARTAN:
HYPERTENSION ( 648 patients )
PRODUCT USED FOR UNKNOWN INDICATION ( 91 patients )
DRUG USE FOR UNKNOWN INDICATION ( 79 patients )
BLOOD PRESSURE ( 44 patients )
BLOOD PRESSURE ABNORMAL ( 26 patients )
CARDIAC DISORDER ( 22 patients )
BLOOD PRESSURE INCREASED ( 13 patients )
PROPHYLAXIS ( 10 patients )
ESSENTIAL HYPERTENSION ( 6 patients )
CARDIAC REHABILITATION THERAPY ( 5 patients )
DIABETES MELLITUS ( 4 patients )
RENAL DISORDER ( 4 patients )
CEREBROVASCULAR DISORDER ( 3 patients )
RENAL FAILURE ( 3 patients )
CARDIAC FAILURE ( 3 patients )
CARDIAC FAILURE CONGESTIVE ( 3 patients )
NEPHROTIC SYNDROME ( 2 patients )
MYOCARDIAL ISCHAEMIA ( 2 patients )
AORTIC VALVE INCOMPETENCE ( 2 patients )
PAIN ( 2 patients )
BLOOD CHOLESTEROL INCREASED ( 2 patients )
PROTEINURIA ( 2 patients )
ILL-DEFINED DISORDER ( 2 patients )
MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION ( 1 patients )
CARDIOMEGALY ( 1 patients )
ATRIAL FIBRILLATION ( 1 patients )
DRUG THERAPY ( 1 patients )
BLOOD POTASSIUM DECREASED ( 1 patients )
PROPHYLAXIS AGAINST TRANSPLANT REJECTION ( 1 patients )
HYPERLIPIDAEMIA ( 1 patients )
RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS ( 1 patients )
HYPERTENSIVE NEPHROPATHY ( 1 patients )
SUICIDE ATTEMPT ( 1 patients )
INFARCTION ( 1 patients )
CARDIAC FAILURE ACUTE ( 1 patients )
LIPIDS INCREASED ( 1 patients )
DRESSLER'S SYNDROME ( 1 patients )
GLAUCOMA ( 1 patients )
BLOOD PRESSURE INADEQUATELY CONTROLLED ( 1 patients )
BLOOD PRESSURE MANAGEMENT ( 1 patients )
RHINITIS ( 1 patients )
INTENTIONAL OVERDOSE ( 1 patients )
( 0 patients )
Drugs with high FDA adverse event association with PETECHIAE:

ASPIRIN (346 patients)
NPLATE (293 patients)
PREDNISONE (189 patients)
OMEPRAZOLE (184 patients)
ACETAMINOPHEN (176 patients)
MAGNEVIST (166 patients)
PREDNISOLONE (161 patients)
FUROSEMIDE (157 patients)
DEXAMETHASONE (152 patients)
LASIX (147 patients)
FOSAMAX (147 patients)
METHOTREXATE (143 patients)
PLAVIX (142 patients)
SYNTHROID (124 patients)
SIMVASTATIN (117 patients)
FOLIC ACID (116 patients)
NEXIUM (114 patients)
LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM (113 patients)
LISINOPRIL (110 patients)
ALLOPURINOL (107 patients)
HEPARIN (104 patients)
COUMADIN (104 patients)
NEURONTIN (102 patients)
CARBOPLATIN (96 patients)
LIPITOR (93 patients)
CYTARABINE (91 patients)
ATENOLOL (90 patients)
POTASSIUM CHLORIDE (88 patients)
HUMIRA (86 patients)
WARFARIN SODIUM (85 patients)
VANCOMYCIN (84 patients)
DECADRON (84 patients)
REVLIMID (82 patients)
LORAZEPAM (82 patients)
VIOXX (79 patients)
NORVASC (78 patients)
CYCLOPHOSPHAMIDE (77 patients)
PRILOSEC (77 patients)
AMOXICILLIN (77 patients)
NEUPOGEN (77 patients)
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE (76 patients)
AREDIA (74 patients)
ZOMETA (72 patients)
AMBIEN (71 patients)
GABAPENTIN (70 patients)
DIGOXIN (69 patients)
ENBREL (68 patients)
XANAX (68 patients)
LAMICTAL (66 patients)
ZOCOR (66 patients)
OXYCONTIN (66 patients)
METOCLOPRAMIDE (65 patients)
LEVAQUIN (65 patients)
GLEEVEC (65 patients)
SINGULAIR (64 patients)
ONDANSETRON (64 patients)
ZOFRAN (62 patients)
DIOVAN (62 patients)
BENADRYL (62 patients)
CELEBREX (61 patients)
AVELOX (61 patients)
VICODIN (60 patients)
LEXAPRO (60 patients)
MULTI-VITAMINS (60 patients)
ACYCLOVIR (60 patients)
CLARITHROMYCIN (60 patients)
REMICADE (60 patients)
ATIVAN (59 patients)
IBUPROFEN (59 patients)
CRESTOR (59 patients)
CIPROFLOXACIN (58 patients)
LYRICA (57 patients)
METFORMIN HCL (57 patients)
AVASTIN (57 patients)
CYCLOSPORINE (57 patients)
VITAMIN D (56 patients)
PREVACID (56 patients)
SOLU-MEDROL (55 patients)
VELCADE (55 patients)
DIFLUCAN (55 patients)
PREDNISONE TAB (54 patients)
ZOLOFT (54 patients)
TRAMADOL HCL (54 patients)
CYMBALTA (54 patients)
SPIRONOLACTONE (54 patients)
BACTRIM (52 patients)
PROTONIX (52 patients)
KEPPRA (52 patients)
VALPROATE SODIUM (52 patients)
INSULIN (51 patients)
FENTANYL (51 patients)
TOPROL-XL (51 patients)
NEULASTA (51 patients)
PERCOCET (51 patients)
PHENYTOIN (50 patients)
PROCRIT (50 patients)
VOLTAREN (49 patients)
SUTENT (48 patients)
ALBUTEROL (48 patients)
AMLODIPINE (47 patients)
FAMOTIDINE (47 patients)
TEMODAL (47 patients)
FLUCONAZOLE (47 patients)
CORTICOSTEROIDS (46 patients)
PRADAXA (44 patients)
DURAGESIC-100 (43 patients)
EXJADE (43 patients)
ALTACE (42 patients)
CISPLATIN (42 patients)
AMLODIPINE BESYLATE (42 patients)
BISOPROLOL FUMARATE (42 patients)
ETOPOSIDE (42 patients)
ZYRTEC (42 patients)
OXYCODONE HCL (42 patients)
UNSPECIFIED GADOLINIUM (42 patients)
LANSOPRAZOLE (41 patients)
RAMIPRIL (41 patients)
TOPAMAX (41 patients)
ALPRAZOLAM (41 patients)
METOPROLOL TARTRATE (41 patients)
ENALAPRIL MALEATE (41 patients)
VINCRISTINE (40 patients)
TYLENOL (CAPLET) (40 patients)
CLOZARIL (39 patients)
GEMZAR (38 patients)
AUGMENTIN '125' (38 patients)
LANTUS (38 patients)
HEPARIN SODIUM INJECTION (38 patients)
CEPHALEXIN (38 patients)
TEGRETOL (38 patients)
ALLEGRA (38 patients)
INTEGRILIN (37 patients)
SERTRALINE HYDROCHLORIDE (37 patients)
LACTULOSE (37 patients)
PREMARIN (37 patients)
PARACETAMOL (37 patients)
FLUOROURACIL (37 patients)
VIDAZA (36 patients)
RITUXIMAB (36 patients)
PROVIGIL (36 patients)
MORPHINE (36 patients)
HEPARIN SODIUM (36 patients)
PANTOPRAZOLE (36 patients)
TRAZODONE HCL (35 patients)
METHYLPREDNISOLONE (34 patients)
CELEXA (34 patients)
CALCIUM (34 patients)
HYDROCORTISONE (34 patients)
METRONIDAZOLE (34 patients)
FLAGYL (34 patients)
ENOXAPARIN SODIUM (34 patients)
ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM (33 patients)
FISH OIL (33 patients)
TAXOL (33 patients)
PANTOPRAZOLE SODIUM (33 patients)
METOPROLOL (33 patients)
RANITIDINE (33 patients)
SEROQUEL (33 patients)
METOPROLOL SUCCINATE (33 patients)
TYLENOL (32 patients)
ZANTAC (32 patients)
CLINDAMYCIN (32 patients)
FLEXERIL (31 patients)
WARFARIN (31 patients)
COREG (31 patients)
PROZAC (31 patients)
KEFLEX (31 patients)
REGLAN (31 patients)
SINTROM (31 patients)
CALCIUM CARBONATE (31 patients)
CARBAMAZEPINE (30 patients)
LEVOFLOXACIN (30 patients)
LAMISIL (30 patients)
LORTAB (30 patients)
VALIUM (30 patients)
MIRALAX (30 patients)
PEG-INTRON (30 patients)
PROMACTA (30 patients)
ALDACTONE (30 patients)
MOTRIN (30 patients)
VITAMIN B-12 (30 patients)
ZITHROMAX (29 patients)
EPOGEN (29 patients)
EFFEXOR (29 patients)
MORPHINE SULFATE (29 patients)
ACTONEL (29 patients)
SULFAMETHOXAZOLE (29 patients)
LOVENOX (29 patients)
ZESTRIL (29 patients)
DEXAMETHASONE TAB (29 patients)
CLONAZEPAM (29 patients)
GENTAMICIN (29 patients)
PLATELETS (29 patients)
AMOXICILLIN AND CLAVULANATE POTASSIUM (28 patients)
CIPRO (28 patients)
NEORAL (28 patients)
CEFTRIAXONE (28 patients)
DEPAKOTE (28 patients)
ACTEMRA (28 patients)
ACTOS (28 patients)
KYTRIL (28 patients)
XELODA (28 patients)
ELIDEL (28 patients)
RED BLOOD CELLS (28 patients)
MAGNESIUM OXIDE (27 patients)
ASCORBIC ACID (27 patients)
CARVEDILOL (27 patients)
DIPHENHYDRAMINE HCL (27 patients)
RISPERIDONE (27 patients)
GLUCOPHAGE (27 patients)
Most common side effects for patients taking LOSARTAN:
DYSPNOEA (143 patients)
NAUSEA (142 patients)
DIZZINESS (117 patients)
DRUG INEFFECTIVE (117 patients)
ASTHENIA (113 patients)
HEADACHE (102 patients)
DIARRHOEA (97 patients)
PAIN (94 patients)
BLOOD PRESSURE INCREASED (93 patients)
FATIGUE (88 patients)
HYPERTENSION (86 patients)
PAIN IN EXTREMITY (80 patients)
ANXIETY (77 patients)
OEDEMA PERIPHERAL (76 patients)
RENAL FAILURE ACUTE (74 patients)
MALAISE (72 patients)
WEIGHT DECREASED (70 patients)
FALL (70 patients)
VOMITING (70 patients)
DEATH (68 patients)
CHEST PAIN (67 patients)
GAIT DISTURBANCE (66 patients)
ARTHRALGIA (65 patients)
PNEUMONIA (64 patients)
MYALGIA (63 patients)
HYPOTENSION (62 patients)
DECREASED APPETITE (62 patients)
COUGH (61 patients)
PYREXIA (59 patients)
SOMNOLENCE (59 patients)
URINARY TRACT INFECTION (58 patients)
DEPRESSION (58 patients)
INSOMNIA (56 patients)
DRUG INTERACTION (56 patients)
BACK PAIN (55 patients)
ANAEMIA (53 patients)
VISION BLURRED (52 patients)
PRURITUS (52 patients)
MUSCLE SPASMS (51 patients)
WEIGHT INCREASED (48 patients)
VISUAL IMPAIRMENT (48 patients)
FEELING ABNORMAL (48 patients)
BLOOD GLUCOSE INCREASED (48 patients)
CONFUSIONAL STATE (47 patients)
MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION (45 patients)
HYPOAESTHESIA (42 patients)
ABDOMINAL PAIN (41 patients)
ATRIAL FIBRILLATION (41 patients)
BLOOD CREATININE INCREASED (40 patients)
ERYTHEMA (39 patients)
ABDOMINAL PAIN UPPER (38 patients)
CARDIAC FAILURE (38 patients)
CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT (38 patients)
RENAL FAILURE (38 patients)
CONSTIPATION (37 patients)
RENAL IMPAIRMENT (37 patients)
PLEURAL EFFUSION (35 patients)
INJURY (35 patients)
ALOPECIA (34 patients)
DRUG HYPERSENSITIVITY (34 patients)
MUSCULAR WEAKNESS (34 patients)
RASH (34 patients)
CONVULSION (32 patients)
PARAESTHESIA (32 patients)
DIABETES MELLITUS (32 patients)
BALANCE DISORDER (31 patients)
BLOOD CHOLESTEROL INCREASED (31 patients)
GASTROOESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE (30 patients)
HYPOGLYCAEMIA (30 patients)
TREMOR (30 patients)
SWELLING (30 patients)
SYNCOPE (30 patients)
CARDIAC FAILURE CONGESTIVE (30 patients)
NERVOUSNESS (30 patients)
ABDOMINAL DISTENSION (29 patients)
DEHYDRATION (29 patients)
AGITATION (29 patients)
CONDITION AGGRAVATED (29 patients)
LOSS OF CONSCIOUSNESS (29 patients)
ABDOMINAL DISCOMFORT (28 patients)
CARDIAC ARREST (28 patients)
INFECTION (28 patients)
VERTIGO (28 patients)
CARDIOMEGALY (28 patients)
PALPITATIONS (27 patients)
CHILLS (27 patients)
HYPERGLYCAEMIA (26 patients)
RENAL FAILURE CHRONIC (26 patients)
SEPSIS (25 patients)
PULMONARY EMBOLISM (25 patients)
HYPERTENSIVE EMERGENCY (25 patients)
CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE (25 patients)
DYSGEUSIA (25 patients)
HAEMOGLOBIN DECREASED (24 patients)
INTERNATIONAL NORMALISED RATIO INCREASED (24 patients)
DYSPHAGIA (24 patients)
PULMONARY OEDEMA (24 patients)
HAEMATURIA (23 patients)
ARRHYTHMIA (23 patients)
ASTHMA (23 patients)
COMPLETED SUICIDE (23 patients)
DYSPEPSIA (23 patients)
HYPONATRAEMIA (23 patients)
ABASIA (22 patients)
TACHYCARDIA (22 patients)
GENERAL PHYSICAL HEALTH DETERIORATION (22 patients)
SURGERY (22 patients)
HALLUCINATION (22 patients)
SKIN ULCER (22 patients)
PROTEINURIA (22 patients)
HYPERKALAEMIA (22 patients)
HYPERHIDROSIS (21 patients)
THROMBOCYTOPENIA (21 patients)
DYSPHONIA (21 patients)
HEART RATE INCREASED (21 patients)
BONE PAIN (21 patients)
URINARY INCONTINENCE (21 patients)
RESPIRATORY FAILURE (20 patients)
LACTIC ACIDOSIS (20 patients)
HYPOKALAEMIA (20 patients)
SLEEP DISORDER (20 patients)
DRY MOUTH (20 patients)
EMOTIONAL DISTRESS (20 patients)
BLOOD CREATINE PHOSPHOKINASE INCREASED (20 patients)
GASTROINTESTINAL HAEMORRHAGE (20 patients)
NEUROPATHY PERIPHERAL (20 patients)
DISEASE PROGRESSION (19 patients)
AMNESIA (19 patients)
ASPARTATE AMINOTRANSFERASE INCREASED (19 patients)
HYPERSENSITIVITY (19 patients)
SKIN DISCOLOURATION (18 patients)
CHEST DISCOMFORT (18 patients)
NASOPHARYNGITIS (18 patients)
RECTAL HAEMORRHAGE (18 patients)
HAEMATEMESIS (18 patients)
ARTHRITIS (18 patients)
BLOOD PRESSURE DECREASED (18 patients)
OSTEONECROSIS OF JAW (18 patients)
OSTEOARTHRITIS (18 patients)
FIBROMYALGIA (18 patients)
DYSKINESIA (17 patients)
EPISTAXIS (17 patients)
MULTI-ORGAN FAILURE (17 patients)
OEDEMA (17 patients)
FEAR (17 patients)
INCORRECT DOSE ADMINISTERED (17 patients)
RHINORRHOEA (17 patients)
DRY EYE (17 patients)
MUSCULOSKELETAL PAIN (17 patients)
OFF LABEL USE (17 patients)
STOMATITIS (17 patients)
CATARACT (16 patients)
ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION (16 patients)
ALANINE AMINOTRANSFERASE INCREASED (16 patients)
BLINDNESS (16 patients)
HYPOCALCAEMIA (16 patients)
CARDIAC DISORDER (16 patients)
MEMORY IMPAIRMENT (16 patients)
UNEVALUABLE EVENT (16 patients)
INFLUENZA (15 patients)
JOINT SWELLING (15 patients)
SPINAL OSTEOARTHRITIS (15 patients)
DISTURBANCE IN ATTENTION (15 patients)
PRURITUS GENERALISED (15 patients)
HAEMATOCHEZIA (15 patients)
BRONCHITIS (15 patients)
ARTHROPATHY (15 patients)
IRRITABILITY (15 patients)
BURNING SENSATION (15 patients)
GASTRIC DISORDER (14 patients)
SKIN DISORDER (14 patients)
TRANSIENT ISCHAEMIC ATTACK (14 patients)
TINNITUS (14 patients)
GLOMERULAR FILTRATION RATE DECREASED (14 patients)
OSTEOMYELITIS (14 patients)
GASTRITIS (14 patients)
VISUAL ACUITY REDUCED (14 patients)
WHITE BLOOD CELL COUNT DECREASED (14 patients)
DYSPNOEA EXERTIONAL (14 patients)
WHITE BLOOD CELL COUNT INCREASED (14 patients)
BLISTER (14 patients)
DRUG LEVEL INCREASED (14 patients)
PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCT COMPLAINT (14 patients)
OBESITY (13 patients)
BLOOD UREA INCREASED (13 patients)
DRUG INTOLERANCE (13 patients)
DEPRESSED MOOD (13 patients)
ANHEDONIA (13 patients)
HYPOPHAGIA (13 patients)
CARDIOVASCULAR DISORDER (13 patients)
INFARCTION (13 patients)
CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME (13 patients)
DISORIENTATION (13 patients)
THROMBOSIS (13 patients)
DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS (13 patients)
RHABDOMYOLYSIS (13 patients)
SINUS TACHYCARDIA (13 patients)
NECK PAIN (12 patients)
NEUTROPENIA (12 patients)
EMOTIONAL DISORDER (12 patients)
PRESYNCOPE (12 patients)
MENTAL STATUS CHANGES (12 patients)
INTERVERTEBRAL DISC PROTRUSION (12 patients)
NEPHROLITHIASIS (12 patients)
GLYCOSYLATED HAEMOGLOBIN INCREASED (12 patients)
MUSCULOSKELETAL STIFFNESS (12 patients)
BRADYCARDIA (12 patients)
RASH ERYTHEMATOUS (12 patients)
HYPERLIPIDAEMIA (12 patients)
FLUSHING (12 patients)

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Issue Description / Topic Timestamp
QUESTION
POLYMYALGIA RHEUMATICA
I am being treated for hypertension ( losartan) for a year .My esr is now 78 and I am now being treated for polymyalgia (prednisalone) Is their a connection? Iam not happy with the treatment ,but it does work. 2014-12-06 04:55:59
QUESTION
DARK CIRCLES UNDER EYES
I am certain Losartan HZT has caused bags under my eyes. If I change medications will these bags improve over time? 2015-02-21 22:03:10
QUESTION
GLAUCOMA
So does losartan side effects include optic nerve damage? 2015-02-23 20:20:00
QUESTION
TENDONITIS
I have been taken Losartan Potassium for a month and a half. After about 2 weeks, my left wrist started to hurt. I am now wearing a brace on that wrist for tendonitis. My blood pressure is well controlled. Could Losartan be the cause of the tendonitis? 2015-02-28 22:19:21
QUESTION
NIGHTMARE
I have had high blood pressure since my thirties, and I took atenolol until my Doctor changed them for losartan and I have always had nightmares, but I have been given citalopram for IBS and my nightmares have become very bad that I kick ,fight, swear according to my husband but I donot know anything about them, apart from a short stay in hospital and I was woken up at night by the nurses. Is there anything I can do to stop them. 2015-03-28 10:00:24
QUESTION
DYSARTHRIA
How high is the correlation between dysarthria and the drug losartan? Use of the drug and onset of symptoms began about the same time. 2015-04-16 20:09:32
QUESTION
DRUG INTERACTION
Does valerian interfere with coz afar 2015-04-19 13:08:29
QUESTION
DRUG INTERACTION
Does valerian interfere with coz afar 2015-04-19 13:13:34
QUESTION
GLAUCOMA
Can Losartan H be taken orally to reduce BP if the patient also has Glaucoma and Bronchial Asthma. 2015-05-07 11:27:48
QUESTION
HOARSENESS
Does Losartan cause hoarseness and a cough? 2015-05-17 09:15:02
QUESTION
ISCHAEMIC STROKE
How long does it take for vision to clear from optic nerve stroke after getting off of Losartan? 2015-05-18 12:13:17
QUESTION
BONE LOSS
I take losartan to avoid migraine headaches is this common. 2015-06-07 09:59:23
QUESTION
POSTNASAL DRIP
Does Losartan Potassium cause post nasal drip, a serious cough, losing voice? Since it was increased from 50mg to 100mg about a year ago this problem has got much worse. 2015-06-13 06:28:54
QUESTION
EAR CONGESTION
Had a terrible reaction to Lisinopril (2.5mg) very sick and ears plugged. Now on 25mg of Losartan. Ears even worse. Pain and dizziness. Will I adjust to this drug? Been on it for almost 3 weeks. 2015-06-17 09:45:22
QUESTION
PLATELET COUNT DECREASED
Can losatran potassium lower your blood platelets 2015-06-17 16:58:20
QUESTION
CORNEAL ABRASION
I am a 50 year old male and have been taking Losartan for three months. I developed a corneal abrasion that will not heal across the middle of my eye. Vision is drastically reduced. I also take Lipitor, but have been using it for 10+ years. Can the Losartan cause, or effect the healing of corneal abrasions? 2015-06-19 07:39:11
QUESTION
HYPERTHYROIDISM
lossartan causes hyperthyroidism 2015-07-03 16:44:52
QUESTION
RESTLESS LEGS SYNDROME
Is restless leg syndrome a side effect of Losartan Potassium? 2015-07-05 17:23:01
QUESTION
PERIPHERAL SENSORY NEUROPATHY
Peripheral Neuropathy - Can damage caused by Losartan Potassium be reversed? 2015-07-17 03:20:53
QUESTION
BLINDNESS
I have just started on losarton what are the facts about it causing blindness 2015-08-06 10:49:38
QUESTION
RASH ERYTHEMATOUS
Tengo una pregunta que donde puedo encontrar esta medicina para la precion, losartan de 300miligramo. 2015-08-14 15:33:17
QUESTION
RASH ERYTHEMATOUS
Tengo una pregunta que donde puedo encontrar esta medicina para la precion, losartan de 300miligramo. 2015-08-14 15:35:03
QUESTION
ASPIRATION BRONCHIAL
I started getting a wheezy bronchial tightness after taking Lozartan and other new drugs such as effient, Ranexa etc and my dr just brushes it off. Ive been using Albuteral inhalers and a rate of 2 puffs at least 6 or more times a day. My dr said "you can't use it that much" and my reply was, what am I suppose to do? Close up and die? I cant breath when this happens and when I do close up, its like I stated, I CANT BREATH> I also have a very weak bladder any more (which I never had before) and exhaustion when climbing steps and walking ,my dogs up hill. My Cardiologist won't listen and wants to keep checking me for blockage in my heart which now he says I have a "small" blockage and my lower heart isn't getting enough blood BUT it's not critical and he wants to wait a while. For what?? For me to have a heart attack? Is this the usual procedures for these drug side effects? Should I find another dr? or two? I don't feel like having another heart attack later because they won't check out this blockage because it's not bad yet....doesn't sound right to me or other people I know. What about the Lozartan? He says that just because that side effect is listed, it doesn't mean that this is why I close up, but I didn't have these problems before I took these drugs. 2015-08-18 21:09:05
QUESTION
RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS
Has anyone else suffered from rheumatoid arthritis after taking losartan potassium? 2015-08-20 05:48:20
QUESTION
RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS
Has anyone else suffered from rheumatoid arthritis after taking losartan potassium? 2015-08-20 11:07:28
QUESTION
HAEMATURIA
female patient taking losartan potassium since last 04 years. now complains of haematuria. what is solution thanks 2015-08-28 06:40:51
QUESTION
PAIN IN JAW
i started taking losartan for mild high blood pressure and noticed pain in both left and right jaw thirty min to hour after taking the drug which went away in about an hour i noticed that this is listed as a side effect should i discontinue is this side effect dangerous or will it eventually go away 2015-09-06 00:21:05
QUESTION
PAIN IN JAW
i started taking losartan for mild high blood pressure and noticed pain in both left and right jaw thirty min to hour after taking the drug which went away in about an hour i noticed that this is listed as a side effect should i discontinue is this side effect dangerous or will it eventually go away 2015-09-06 00:28:27
QUESTION
SUDDEN HEARING LOSS
Hearing loss...taking losartin could that be shy? 2015-09-20 12:11:47
QUESTION
PULMONARY EMBOLISM
Could losartan cause pulmonary embolism? 2015-10-06 01:18:58
QUESTION
ANGER
Does taking Losartan cause anger issues? 2015-10-11 17:13:02
QUESTION
ANGER
Does taking Losartan cause hormonal imbalances? 2015-10-11 17:14:17
QUESTION
PULMONARY EMBOLISM
Can losartan cause pulmonary embolism? If so what percent get pulmonary embolism from Ladttan 2015-11-11 23:06:38
QUESTION
ANEURYSM
I have been diagnosed with an aneurysm my primary physical prescribed Losartan and amlodipine for my high blood pressure. I just found out that losartan and amlodipine can cause aneurysm growth. Before I started taking losartan & amlodipine my aneurysm was 3mm in size now its 4mm. Why would my doctor prescribe these high blood pressure meds if they inflat the growth of my aneurysm? Do you think I could had been used as an experiment study? 2015-11-26 02:18:37
QUESTION
EXPIRED DRUG ADMINISTERED
Can I take expired Spartan? 2015-12-01 11:20:48
QUESTION
ROSACEA
I have been taking 50 mg of loser tan for about 6 months. Recently I started getting small red bumps and redness across my nose and cheeks. A dermatologist said it was Rosacea. I am 68 years old and never diagnosed with Rosacea. Could the loser tan be causing this problem? 2015-12-15 11:12:17
QUESTION
OSTEOARTHRITIS
I lost the protective effect of tgf beta 1 (formerly 8,000+) against breast cancer and now have no cartilage in knees, shoulders as well as breast cancer after 10 mos on losartan. Has anyone else noted this? I have read about connection of losartan and breast cancer and degradation of collagen 1. I am dropping losartan if favor of celery and beet juice. 2015-12-23 11:43:46
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VENOUS INSUFFICIENCY
Can losartan cause burning and prickly skin in the feet and lower legs 2015-12-30 14:04:25
QUESTION
BREAST CANCER FEMALE
Is it not reasonable to assume that if tgf beta 1 is protective against breast cancer and losartan lowers tgf beta 1, that losartan could in the case of certain patients exposed to carcinogens such as various mycotoxins be a serious contributing factor in breast cancer???? I believe this is what occurred in my case where I was exposed to orchatoxins and aflatoxins, developed oxalic crystals in one breast, possessed a tgf beta 1 level of 9,800 and never developed an actual tumor until given losartan for high blood pressure. Within less than one year I developed breast cancer and had a tgf beta of 1,100. There appears to be literature on all of these occurrences but none that puts them together. 2016-01-23 12:35:52
QUESTION
GINGIVAL HYPERPLASIA
does losartan potassium 199 mg tab cause gum overgrowth 2016-01-27 11:03:58
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PERIPHERAL SENSORY NEUROPATHY
With losartan causing peripheral neuropathy, after stopping the drug how long will it take to see improvement? 2016-02-10 08:23:13
QUESTION
DIPLOPIA
i HAVE DOUBLE VISION AND BEEN TAKING LOSARTAN FOR ABOUT A YEAR? COULD THIS BE THE CAUSE? 2016-02-10 09:42:48
QUESTION
ROSACEA
I have been on Losartan for about 8 weeks for high blood pressure and now have developed Rosacea on my face.... I have never had this before and am wondering if the Losartan is the cause. One of the culprits of Rosacea are spicy foods and BP meds. Any input? 2016-03-05 16:26:42
QUESTION
MIGRAINE WITH AURA
Can taking Lostan cause aura 2016-03-08 11:08:31
QUESTION
POSTNASAL DRIP
Have been taking losartan for years and have suffered tingling in arms,and numbness,feeling of spaced out,joint pain,post nasal drip,and a general unwell feeling,my doctor says it can't be this , UT I don't take anything else and have felt like this from day 1 2016-03-10 05:48:39
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POSTNASAL DRIP
Does losartan cause hoarseness and drr that, cough? 2016-04-04 13:06:43
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IMMUNE SYSTEM DISORDER
does Losartan affect the immune system? 2016-04-12 11:14:19
QUESTION
HOARSENESS
Can Lorsartin cause hoarseness? 2016-04-12 17:45:50
QUESTION
NEUTROPHIL COUNT DECREASED
I started Losartan in January. Had labs done yesterday. Neutrophils were low. Had always been high normal before I started Losartan. Should I stop taking Losartan and change to different med? I was taking Benicar but changed because it was so expensive. 2016-04-14 21:27:19
QUESTION
WHEEZING
Can losartin potassium cause wheezing? 2016-04-21 00:25:29
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CHAPPED LIPS
Can losartan cause severe dry lips and mouth? 2016-04-24 08:10:31
QUESTION
IRRITABILITY
How many people have turned into raving lunatics after taking losartan? 2016-04-29 17:11:57
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DEHYDRATION
I was severely hydrated and almost fainted with this medication! And my Doctor said it doesnt cause side effects that I had a panic attack are you kidding me! How many people go through this? 2016-05-07 01:49:09
QUESTION
ANGER
Can Losartan causes getting angry easier? 2016-05-07 20:42:16
QUESTION
PERIPHERAL SENSORY NEUROPATHY
Peripheral Neuropathy - Can damage caused by Losartan Potassium be reversed? 2016-05-07 23:37:18
QUESTION
IMMUNOSUPPRESSION
My husband has been taking losarten for several years to manage his hypertension. This week he was diagnosed with a UTI with >100,000 strep mitis and he appears to have developed Shingles. He is otherwise health with no other known chronic illnesses. I wondered if losarten can cause immunosuppression. We have not been under any unusual stressors at all. 2016-05-10 21:37:23
CONCERN
ASTHMA
I have a reactive airway disorder that is not asthma. It is triggered primarily by smoke and exhaust. After 15 years of success with Benazapril, my blood pressure recently became high again. Yesterday my primary care physician put me on Losartan. I warned him that I had asthma like symptoms from BP meds that had been tried in the past. I had a dose yesterday afternoon and one this morning. This evening my airways became totally triggered and I can't clear them with an expectorant like I normally can. This is the worst triggering I have had since I moved away from a smoky area 2 years ago. It is raining and I am indoors with 2 air purifiers running. The only possibility is a reaction to the Losartan. It isn't bad enough to go to the ER but I sure do wish I had some prednisone left! 2016-05-13 01:11:07
QUESTION
ATRIAL FIBRILLATION
I was on losartan hctz and then started having arrythmia. Dr changed it to losartan potassium 2 yrs Ag. Have since had 4 episodes of a fib. Correlation? 2016-05-16 11:22:46
QUESTION
TOOTHACHE
I have taking losartan (to treat high blood pressure) for three weeks, it is working reducing it but, since a week now I have ben getting toothaches on both my upper and lower teeth, concentrated on one or two of them. After half an hour it goes away. Next day same thing. Can anyone help me in finding a correlation? 2016-05-18 18:20:59
QUESTION
MOOD SWINGS
Does losartan potassium cause mood swings 2016-05-28 20:29:28
QUESTION
RETINAL ARTERY OCCLUSION
why do doctors prescribe losartan when they know it can cause artery occlusion. I had taken 100 mg about noon one day and woke up the next day, blind in my left eye with a branch artery occlusion. How many other cases have there been? It was prescribed for hypertension. 2016-06-14 23:14:51
QUESTION
HAIR GROWTH ABNORMAL
Does losartan and losinipril cause dry hair, skin? 2016-06-21 10:39:05
QUESTION
PLATELET COUNT INCREASED
Does Losartan cause upset stomach? 2016-07-07 22:22:23
QUESTION
BONE LOSS
dose losartan cause bone/teeth loss? 2016-07-17 07:06:40
QUESTION
INTRAOCULAR PRESSURE INCREASED
I have been on Losartin 100mg 2 years and developed elevated ocular pressure. my past 2 eye exams still same, optometrist said next yr Will recommend specialist evaluation for glaucoma. Why wait? and is losartin the cause. My MD just changed me to losartn with hctz. I'm worried. 2016-07-31 00:31:53
QUESTION
GLAUCOMA
Does Losartan cause glaucoma? 2016-08-02 13:26:50
QUESTION
GROIN PAIN
Have only taken 2 pills of 50mg of losartan and now have described as groin or pelvic or bladder pain. It's a horrible sorta noticeably dull to medium pain. I do not want to take anymore. Has anyone else had this? And did you switch to something else? Was on benicar 20mg., actually was better, however did have lightheadedness usually daily. What do I do? 2016-08-06 10:51:18
QUESTION
GROIN PAIN
Have only taken 2 pills of 50mg of losartan and now have described as groin or pelvic or bladder pain. It's a horrible sorta noticeably dull to medium pain. I do not want to take anymore. Has anyone else had this? And did you switch to something else? Was on benicar 20mg., actually was better, however did have lightheadedness usually daily. What do I do? 2016-08-06 10:53:27
QUESTION
IRON DEFICIENCY
I am getting dark spots, cramping of my legs and a severe nasal cough and drip, can this be caused by losartin? 2016-08-24 15:34:46

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