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Ashburn, VA
A 47-year-old male asked:

Could losartan be the cause of kidneys shutting down and congestive heart failure? mother had diabetes,kidney disease high blood pressure,

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Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Losartan: Losartan treats kidney problems, high blood pressure, and congestive heart failure. Frankly, questions like this mostly come from patients who have not taken the medication regularly then experience the effects of not having proper treatment. But there are rare circumstances when the medication can worsen kidney disease and heart failure.

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Last updated Jan 10, 2019

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