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A 77-year-old female asked:

I have been taking cozaar (losartan) (generic form) 50mg 2x day for several years and the doctor also added amlodipine besylate 5mg 1x daily. is the combination?

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Pharmacology 41 years experience
Yes combination safe: Do you mean is combination safe? Yes. Cozaar (losartan) is an arb- working in your kidneys to keep blood pressure under control (and protect your kidneys) and the amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker, which works on your blood vessels and heart to control blood pressure and reduce cardiac workload. They work compatably to keep blood pressure under control.
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