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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Garner
15 years experience in Cardiology
Same family: No, but they're in the same family of drugs (arbs or angiotensin receptor blockers).
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Losartan: You can take losartan with Micardis (telmisartan) if your doctor says you should.
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Cohen
41 years experience in Internal Medicine
See below: There are many other medications for hypertension such as calcium channel blockers or diuretics. Discuss this with your doctor.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
ARB: They are both angiotensin receptor blockers and do the same things.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Rules of thumb: Blood pressure should be managed by only 1 physician, your primary care or a specialist. Last year Losartan had a recall, so I would recommend Telmisa ... Read More
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A 78-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jasdeep Dalawari
20 years experience in Cardiology
Yes: Both may increase your potassium. I would try hydrochlorothiazide if it is for blood pressure. This will decrease your potassium. Or, recheck you ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Luis Taylor
38 years experience in Pulmonology
Yes.: I suggest taking only 10 mg of Cialis and see if it works well for you. Thanks for consulting.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Cozaar (losartan): Cozaar is losartan an antihypertensive medication
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Risks are very minor: Can make blood pressure too low. Can rarely cause cough or painless swelling of the face or upper airway (angioedema). Not a good drug to take if you ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerry Tolbert
12 years experience in Family Medicine
Blood Pressure Med: A blood pressure reducing medicine from the class of drugs called arbs. Acts on an enzyme in the kidney and lung to reduce the blood pressure. Can hav ... Read More
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