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Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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Cozaar (Overview)

Cozaar is an angiotensin II blocker which is a kind of blood pressure drug (cardiovascular drug).


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What do docs think? Should cozaar (losartan) and midodrine be taken together?

What do docs think? Should cozaar (losartan) and midodrine be taken together?

Midodrine use: Midodrine (m) is used to treat low blood pressure. It works by stimulating nerve endings in blood vessels, causing the blood vessels to tighten. As a result, blood pressure is increased. It would be unusual to have both m and Cozaar (losartan) (c) used together, as c treats hypertension. Ask the physician (p) who treating the patient what the p is thinking if both m and c are being used together. ...Read more

Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
215 doctors shared insights

Cozaar (Overview)

Cozaar is an angiotensin II blocker which is a kind of blood pressure drug (cardiovascular drug).


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Please describe the medication: cozaar (losartan)?

Please describe the medication: cozaar (losartan)?

Cozaar (losartan): Losartan is the generic name for this angiotensin receptor blocker that is used to treat hypertension. ...Read more

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Im 32yr m, taking diltiazem sr 90mg 1 daily for bp, earlier i took losartan 50mg 1 daily, now i suffer fr impotence (ed), kindly prescribe me a alter?

Im 32yr m, taking diltiazem sr 90mg 1 daily for bp, earlier i took losartan 50mg 1 daily, now i suffer fr impotence (ed), kindly prescribe me a alter?

ED: A lot of BP medications have ed as a side effect but most of the time the reason for ed is the damage and spasm of the small vessels in your body, including the penis that lead to hypertension as cause of the ed. ...Read more

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Anyone ever used the blood pressure drug cozaar (losartan)?

Anyone ever used the blood pressure drug cozaar (losartan)?

Cozar: Yes I have used it for many years and it is safe and effective to control bp. ...Read more

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I, m 59, hbp was normal - 220/110 for 20 yrs. Now runs as low as 79/57 hr 59. Dangerously low?Meds are toprol, (metoprolol) cozaar, sprinolatone. Feel tired, sleepy

I, m 59, hbp was normal - 220/110 for 20 yrs. Now runs as low as 79/57 hr 59. Dangerously low?Meds are toprol, (metoprolol) cozaar, sprinolatone. Feel tired, sleepy

Low MAP: The current blood pressure indicates a mean arterial pressure or MAP of less than 70 which is not high enough to keep the vital organs perfused. CHF is a consideration. Renal failure and electrolyte imbalance are other considered. Discuss with your doctor, ideally sooner than later if a new problem. If really new, go to the er. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat cough that is a side effect of cozaar (losartan)?

What is the best way to treat cough that is a side effect of cozaar (losartan)?

Doesn't add up: Cozaar is the trade name for losartan, which is a BP med in the arb (angiotensin receptor blocker) class. That class does not have cough as a side effect. The angiotensin converting enzyme (ace) inhibitors may have cough as a side effect but not the arb's. If you hava chronic cough on losartan (cozaar) you should talk to your doctor and find the cause: gerd?, asthma? ...Read more

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What type of antidepressant is remeron? Is it good for anxiety old and panic? Will it interact with betapace (sotalol) and cozaar? Side effects?

What type of antidepressant is remeron?  Is it good for anxiety old and panic?  Will it interact with betapace (sotalol) and cozaar?   Side effects?

Tricyclic: Remeron (mirtazapine) is not intended to treat anxiety/panic - in fact that is a possible side effect. There are many (very common w/ psychoactive meds) side effects possible - so keep your provider informed of your reactions. Yes, it does interact w/ both and possibly lowers blood pressure. So, keep close watch and make accurate reports. Best wishes! ...Read more

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On cozaar (losartan) 1 wk. Find i can no longer exercise or vacuum house without heart pounding and feeling weak. Side effect? Will it diminish?

On cozaar (losartan) 1 wk. Find i can no longer exercise or vacuum house without heart pounding and feeling weak. Side effect? Will it diminish?

Unjsual: That's an unusual side effect to be certain. I'd give it more time. May wish to try taking at bedtime and see if that solves the problem. If no better in 2 weeks after making that change then time to talk with your pcp again. ...Read more

Losartan (Definition)

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 have some protective effects on the kidneys in high blood pressure and diabetes. Not recommended for patients ...Read more