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6 weeks pregnant. Taking cozaar comp for high BP. Does it have any harmful effect on baby?

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I am about 6 weeks pregnant DNS take cozaar comp for high bp. Should I still be taking this and could it already have done harm?
Posted Mon, 13 Aug 2012 in Pregnancy
Answered by Dr. Chandra Shekhar Sharma 48 minutes later

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Cozaar comp contains two salts Losartan and Hydrochlorthiazide.

Out of which Losartan is contraindicated during pregnancy.

It may have bad effect on fetus.

You should consult your Physician to take a decision about whether you should continue it or should switch over to another safe medicine on the basis of merits.

Please consult a Fetologist also about harms it could have done to fetus.

Thank you posting your query. Hope you found my response helpful & informative.

If you have further concerns in this regard, I would be happy to discuss those with you as well.

With good wishes,

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