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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


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Please describe the medication: cozaar?

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

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Does your body become dependent on medication such as toprol and cozaar?

Not really.: You don't become dependent in the traditional meaning of the word, but when you discontinue these medication your blood pressure and possibly heart rate readings will likely be higher. It is not recommended to abruptly discontinue certain blood pressure medications. Please consult with your doctor for further information. ...Read more

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Who should not use Cozaar?

Cozaar: "COZAAR is contraindicated in patients who are hypersensitive to any component of this product." See: http://www.druglib.com/druginfo/cozaar/interactions_overdosage_contraindications/ ...Read more

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Can children use Cozaar?

Can children use Cozaar?

Yes: Aside from being used for high blood pressure, the uses are often highly specific and technical (apologies in advance) - here is just a partial list of health conditions for which children are sometimes treated with Cozaar: aortic-root dilation with Marfan’s syndrome, and Alport syndrome-like hereditary nephritis. There are others as well. ...Read more

Dr. Ira Katz
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Cozaar (Definition)

Losartan is the generic name for this angiotensin receptor blocker that is ...Read more