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Posted on Wed, 19 Jul 2017 in Hypertension and Heart Disease
Question: I was just prescribed 100mg of Losartan for very high blood pressure. I was wondering how long will it take for the medicine to take effect? Thanks!
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Answered by Dr. Chobufo Ditah 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
Significant action within 24hours!

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Losartan generally starts working within 24hours. Your blood pressure values should decrease by this time. Keep a log book of your blood pressure values and report to me for further analysis and insights.

I hope this helps. I wish you well. Feel free to follow up with me if need be.
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