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can I stop taking losartan

A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hirsch
31 years experience Infectious Disease
Maybe: Losartan can cause cough. If you have a cough from Losartan, then you should stop it, AFTER you speak to your doctor and get something else for your h ... Read More

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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Don't wait: get started with lisinopril 10mg.....it is in $4 per month. ... Read More
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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alejandra de Alba Razo
Specializes in General Practice
Quitting medications: The best way to remove any drug used on a longer basis due to chronic conditions is following the suggested doses and time frames your doctor gives yo ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Yes: There is no need to taper off the medication. However, if you were taking it for arthritis pain, the pain may return when you stop, it.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Cautiously: L-arginine lowers BP and is additive with Lisinopril be careful using them together to avoid an excessive lowering of your bp.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Krenn
19 years experience Family Medicine
Slowly : Depending on how long you have been taking this medication and how high of a dose you are taking, patients should taper off of this medication slowly. ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Yes : No contraindication.
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A female asked:
Dr. Joel Gorfinkel
55 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Yes: Pamabron, bromtheophyline, is an OTC diuretic and can be taken with metoprolol, a beta blocker. However, check with your doc why u may need a diuretic ... Read More
A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Only one way: To find out...But talk to your physician before stopping it.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Silverman
48 years experience Fertility Medicine
Stop bromocriptine: You can stop taking this medication "cold turkey". But if your taking it for abnormal lactation be prepared that this condition will restart.
A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Might increase BP: It might increase your blood pressure.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Lerner Angeles
22 years experience Internal Medicine
High blood pressure: Absolutely not..Please check with your doctor and make sure your blood pressure is controlled safely before you think to stop it. Perhaps have your do ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Shouldn't: Be any drug-drug interactions.
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A member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
30 years experience Cardiology
Depends: On the specific scenario. Sometimes with significant weight loss, exercise and diet medications can be reduced and on occasion stopped all together. D ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Steiner
42 years experience Psychiatry
Ask your MD.: You should discuss going off any med you are on with the doctor that is prescribing it for you. Typically the dose of Pristiq (desvenlafaxine) is 1 of ... Read More
A 83-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Targinact: This is an opioid analgesic (oxycodone combined with naloxone). Not recommend doing so without consulting with your prescribing doctor.
A female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Drugs: with no other information about you, giving an answer would be irresponsible
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Who knows?: It's not studied. It's not fda approved. There's no motivation for companies that market it to do the research to find out. Use it at your own risk.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Poleszak
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: There are no interaracios known.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Amlodipine: Amlodipine and Ibuprofen are compatible.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Yes, but discuss with doctor.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Unlikely : Look at the bright side: there is a therapy for your condition; without you would probably not be able to write this question.
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