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Alternative to Lisinopril and Losartan that does not contain diuretics or potassium?

My pharmacist tells me that Losartan is not the best choice for African Americans. Is there a better H BP medicine other than Lisonopril and Losartan that also does not contain diuretics or potassium ...
 

Is Benazepril a safe alternative to Losartan for high blood pressure?

I have been taking losartan for high blood pressure and the prescription expired. The new Doctor to prescribed Benazepril HCL I am wondering someone else opinon of a change like this. ...
 

Chest rash, redness and itching around ears, face and neck. Sun blisters on forearms. Alternative for Losartan?

I am a 55 yo male ,taking losartin 50 mg 1x per day for mild high blood pressure .I am overweight at 230lb 6' tall .i am fairly healthy,active and outdoors quite a lot.Live in South Fl. I am having skin problems ,I beleive are related to my using...
 

Does losartan cause gout?

Does losartan cause gout? I took the drug for 2 mos along with other heart medicine and noticed after 2 months I had a terrible swelling and pain in my foot below my big toeMy other medicines included ...
 

Taking losartan and telmisatran daily. Is this harmful?

i am taking losartan 50mg as well as telmisatran 80H daily. is it harmful? ...
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Is Nifedipin an alternative drug for Losartan ?

Hi, Dr.My father-in-law is wondering whether he should switch from Nifedipine 30 mg to losartan 50 .... asked him to swithch to Losartan. What s the difference between Nifedipine and Losartan? Should he ...
 

On diovan. Recommended HCTZ, losartan. Can I use the alternative?

my insurance company does not want to cover the generic version of diovan/hctz 160/25mg. it is recommending i switch to hctz 25mg qd and losaartan 160 mg to be given separately! is this the same thing just different manufacturers? am i getting a...
 

Developed a chronic cough, was changed to losartan/hctz. Dry mouth. Am a singer. Caused by diuretic?

a chronic cough and was changed to losartan/hctz. I am experiencing dry mouth and, over the last several ... by diuretics? What alternatives should I ask my doctor about? I am 65 years old, and my pre-treatment BP ...
 

Taking Cetirizine for dermatitis and Losartan for high BP. Have hollowness and increased heart rate. Need to worry?

Due to dermatitis, I am taking 10 mg of cetirizine hydrochloride every alternate day for last 4 ... tablet daily of Losartan Potassium 50 mg due to high blood pressure. Recently for past several days I am ...
 

Poor blood circulation in legs and hands, pins and needles, hip pain, high BP. Taking losartan potassium, What is wrong?

(alternately) while sit in a chair or in bed. pin and needles feeling in last two fingers both in hand or legs ... joint or nerve exists. have allergy, high blood pressure (controlled, taking Losartan Potassium 50 mg ...
 

What are the side effects of losartan?

My father has been taking Losartan 50 mg since 33 years now. Reacently during his complete body ... that dose Losartan has any adverse event of this type due to prolong intake? Can you please let me know ...
 

Changed Losartan Pot to Losartan for hypertension. Is the prescription correct?

I have been taking Losartan Pot 50mg Tab and my blood pressure was still high. So my doctor called in a new prescription to increase my meds and I picked it up this evening and it is Losartan 25mg. She had ...
 

On losartan and losartan pot. How do we indentify them?

My husband and I both take Losartsan, his is pot tab 100mg, mine is Losartan pot/hctz tab 100 mg, we order from the same pharmacy and I think I put his pills in my bottle, the three pills are 1 ...
 

Losartan stuck in throat. Will it dislodge on its own?

Hello, I take Losartan for high blood pressure . I ve been on this medication for about two years, and never had a problem. Today, I was in a rush and grabbed a pill on my way out the door. I took the pill ...
 

Can taking Losartan be safe for dry cough?

(KURATTAI) I HAVE BP. PAST 6 YEARS I TAKE LOSARTAN 50 TABS. CHOLESTRAL LITTLE HIGH. WEIGHT 102 KG. HIGHT 180 ...
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Does losartan cause a dry mouth?
it should not cause dry mouth. One of the most common side effects is a dry cough and muscle pain. Less commonly it can cause other problems (diarrhea, dizziness, fatigue, hepatitis, allergic reactions), but dry mouth is not one of the side effects of this medication. Hope that helps, let me know if you have any further questions or concerns.
 
Does losartan cause a back ache, or back pain?
Hi there... Losartan has a couple of side effects in certain individuals,,, the main ones being cough,fatigue, nausea etc.Backache as a side effect of losartan is very rare, yet not impossible. Do see your doctor for an evaluation.
 
Wat is losartan/hctz 100/12.5 mg
Hello and thank you for asking HCM, this is a combination of losartan and hydrochlorothiazide and is used for treating high blood pressure. Both medications are lovering high blood pressure on its own way, but together their efficiency is much better. I hope this answer was helpful to you.
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