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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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Nosebleeding side effects of atacand (candesartan) plus and zacor?

Nosebleeding side effects of atacand (candesartan) plus and zacor?

Epistaxis: The nosebleeds are likely not a side effect of the Atacand or zocor (simvastatin) but as a result of uncontrolled high blood pressure or nasal dryness. Try some nasal saline or a humidifier and see if this improves your epistaxis. ...Read more

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Take 5mgs Amlodipine, Coversyl HD Plus & Atenolol 25mgs 2xdaily. Burning legs from Amlodipine. Can I stop the Amlodipine?

Take 5mgs Amlodipine, Coversyl HD Plus & Atenolol 25mgs 2xdaily. Burning legs from Amlodipine. Can I stop the Amlodipine?

Amlodipine?: I am not advising you to stop the amlodipine. This is not a common side effect of this medication. I fyou suddenly stop your medicine, your bP can rebound to high and dangerous levels. Call your prescribing physician. ...Read more

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Does ondansetron 4 mg interact with azor (amlodipine and olmesartan)?

Does ondansetron 4 mg interact with azor (amlodipine and olmesartan)?

Fine together: These medications are not known to not negatively interact, so taking them together should be fine. ...Read more

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For bbood pressure - are inderal la (propranolol generic) and cozaar (losartan) a good combination?

For bbood pressure - are inderal la (propranolol generic) and cozaar (losartan) a good combination?

BP meds: You can take a beta blocker, propanolol (p), and a angiotensin receptor blocker, cozaar, (losartan) together, with no problem. Just check your pulse before your take pulse before you take p and make sure it is > 60 beats/min. ...Read more

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Am using Tenormin and Diovan (valsartan) can I replace these with generic atenolol and valasartan ?

Am using Tenormin and Diovan (valsartan) can I replace these with generic atenolol and valasartan ?

Talk to your doctor: There is always an exception to the rule, but nearly everyone does fine with generic versions of brand name medications. Talk to your doctor and/or pharmacist about making the change. Good luck. ...Read more

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Family member took 13 pills of lisinopril hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) 10-12.5 mg is that an overdose?

Family member took 13 pills of lisinopril hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) 10-12.5 mg is that an overdose?

Blood pressure: 13 pills of lisinopril/hctz combination can certainly cause problems and would qualify as an overdose. Should get to the hospital for observations and treatment if necessary. ...Read more

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Could amlodipine 5 mg and hydrochlorothiazide cause hypercalcemia in combination?

Could amlodipine 5 mg and hydrochlorothiazide cause hypercalcemia in combination?

Yes: Hydrochlorthiazide can cause hypercalcemia. Amlodipine does not cause hypercalcemia. Hypercalcemia caused by hydrochlorthiazide should improve in 2 weeks after stopping the hydrocholthiazide- if it does not it may be indicate there could be an underlying condition for the high calcium and overactive parathyroid gland is a possible consideration if that is the case. ...Read more

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Depression from taking uniretic (moexipril and hydrocholorthiazide)?

Depression from taking  uniretic (moexipril and hydrocholorthiazide)?

Some diuretics: Seem to be able to cause depression. Talk with your doctor about this happening with you. ...Read more

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Depression from taking uniretic (moexipril and hydrocholorthiazide)?

Depression from taking uniretic (moexipril and hydrocholorthiazide)?

Probably not: Not a common side effect but could cause medical problems (ie liver failure) that could present as depression--run it by your doc. ...Read more

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Cozaar (Definition)

Cozaar is an angiotensin II blocker which is a kind of blood ...Read more