Losartan

What is Losartan?

Losartan (rINN) is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist drug used mainly to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). It was the first angiotensin II antagonist to be marketed. Losartan potassium is marketed by Merck & Co. Inc. under the trade name Cozaar, and is available in generic form.

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I regularly take Losartan for my blood pressure and have not taken it for two days. I left my meds at my other house and had some Benecar that I...

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Hello, both Losartan & Olmesartan Medoxomil (Benicar) belong to the same group of antihypertensive drugs ( drugs used in high BP). They are...

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My Dr. put me on losartan about 3 weeks ago and every since then i have had severe hair loss. I am also developing danduff,which i've never had...

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Hi, thanks for asking in Healthcare Magic.

Losartan is a drug used in high BP. It belongs to the class of Angiotensin Receptor blocker. Although...

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My doctor prescribed Norvask and Amlodopine and it has no impact on my blood pressure which is about 140/95. He also put me on combination of...

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HI, thanks for using healthcare magic

There are other medications in this class such as telmisartan or candesartan.
These medications are called...

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dear doctor. I am a post renal donor .recently diagnosed to have hypertension started with losartan 25mg then increasd to 50mg bid . then changed...

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My doctor prescribed Norvask and Amlodopine and it has no impact on my blood pressure which is about 140/95. He also put me on combination of...

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My mom age 80 good health went to Doctor today because her blood pressure was high at the grocery store. At the doctors it was read 200/100, they...

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I've been taking Bystolic 10 mg daily for high blood pressure. Unfortunately, my BP readings were still high so my doctor prescribed Losartan 50 mg...

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can I stop taking losartan potassium and amlodipine cold turkey? Just stop. I've been taking it for 3 months.

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I was taking losartan50 tablets for high blood pressure problem.As I have a tendency of getting frequent cough and cold and sore throat problems...

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Can I split Losartan POT 50MG tablets? I included my medical history and medication info in my original message. Do you have that information or do...

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