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is avapro better than losartan

A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible: It is not common but it has happened before . The only way to know for sure is to stop taking it and see if it goes away and restart it. Also another ... Read More
Dr. Gabriel Labbad
Specializes in General Practice
In some cases, yes.: Checking the Medscape drug formulary for Losartan Adverse Effects lists Nausea 2% incidence. Please make sure to discuss your symptoms with your do ... Read More
Dr. Shariq Refai
12 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: pretty much any medication you take can have a side effect of nausea.
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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Yes: It is a 24 hour medication and can usually be taken when is the best time for you to remember.
A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Can vary: Usually 50 mg or 100 mg but occasionaly do 25 mg
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerome Zacks
50 years experience Cardiology
Antihypertensive: This is an angiotensin receptor blocker used to treat blood pressure. It has a beneficial effect upon the kidneys and can also be used in people who ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marisa Johnson
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes and no: Losartan is a blood pressure medicine that can have the side effect of hyperkalemia (too much potassium). So if you have problems with your potassium ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathan Ritter
23 years experience Cardiology
Haven't heard of it: I prescribe a lot of Losartan, and I haven't had anyone (that I know of, anyway) who got migraines from it. However, medications are a common cause of ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Shenouda
20 years experience Cardiology
Losartan: Losartan is currently available as a generic angiotensin receptor blocker (arb).
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
20 years experience Cardiology
Lower blood pressure: Avapro is the brand name for irbesartan. It is in the class of blood pressure lowering medications called angiotensin receptor blockers (arb). Avapro ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Acei vs arb: Enalapril is an angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor and losarten is an angiotensin receptor blocker. Both work at the kidney level to control blo ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience Internal Medicine
Vegas: Only a couple. Have fun. Keep an eye on your BP.
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