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Taking Lasartan for hypertension. Red colored spots on the thigh. Due to side effects?

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What would cause 1 upper thigh to look red and mottled ( I just started a blood pressure lowering medication called Lasartan?
Posted Mon, 11 Jun 2012 in Medicines and Side Effects
Answered by Dr. Rakhi Tayal 7 hours later
Thanks for posting your query.
Mild red colored spots like mottling may be due to teh drug you are taking- losartan. Such mild rashes are usually self limiting and do improve over 7-10 days. Application odf 1% hydrocortisone ointment helps in bringing relief.
In case the rashes are persistent and turn more of purple then consulting a dermatologist for a direct examination will be helpful.
Hope this answers your query. I will be glad to answer the follow up queries that you have.
Please accept my answer in case you do not have further queries.
Wishing you good health.
Dr. Rakhi Tayal.
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