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Please describe the medication: hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide)?

Please describe the medication: hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide)?

Blood pressure combo: A combination drug including a diuretic (hydrochlorothiazide) and and angiotensin ii receptor blocker (losartan.). ...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


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How long does hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide) stay in your system?

One cay give or take: Hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide) is a once a day drug. Hence, the half lif which is how long it takes to see at least half of the medicine leave your system is about one day. However, the practical answer is it varies frompatient to patient and how long you have been on the medicine and how it has effected you. ...Read more

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Any difference between cozaar comp and hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide)?

Any difference between cozaar comp and hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide)?

Yes, hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide) is 2 med: Yes, Cozaar is losartan. Hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide) is Cozaar plus hctz which is a diuretic. It is acombination medicine. ...Read more

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I feel horrible since I started taking hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide). Are there other alternatives?

Yes, many: I assume you are on it for blood pressure. There are many choices to rx the blood pressure. Fist, try Cozaar (losartan) which takes out the diuretic and see if that solves the problem. ...Read more

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What are side-effects of hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide)?

What are side-effects of hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide)?

Many possibilities: Hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide) is a combination of two medications: hydrochlorothiazide and losartan. It is used to treat high blood pressure. Hctz is a water pill to keep your body from retaining too much salt. Losartan helps keep blood vessels open. Dry cough is a common problem with losartan. There are many possible side effects; you should read carefully all the information that comes with your prescription. ...Read more

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Are there generics for tricor and hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide)?

Are there generics for tricor and hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide)?

Tricor & Hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide): Fenofibrate for Tricor, Losartan/HCTZ for Hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide). ...Read more

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Where can I purchase hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide) without a prescription?

Where can I purchase hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide) without a prescription?

Hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide): I don't know because Hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide) is a prescription anti-hypertensive medication. ...Read more

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Do you know if there are generics for tricor and hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide)?

You can currently: Save more money and get a better medication than Tricor, (fenofibrate) Vascepa, only $9 per month with online savings card from manufacturer ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide) allergy?

Hyzaar: Hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide) is an antihypertensive medication. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: http://www. Rxlist. Com/hyzaar-side-effects-drug-center. Htm ...Read more

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Recently my BP fell from 160/80 to 120/60 with severe jerking after stopped taking Hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide). BP still low with arrhythmia. Should I start retaking it?

Recently my BP fell from 160/80 to 120/60 with severe jerking after stopped taking Hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide). BP still low with arrhythmia. Should I start retaking it?

Current BP: If your current blood pressure without medication is 120/60 you may not need to be on blood pressure medications, especially a combination one. It may be beneficial to be on a medication such as losartan if you are a diabetic though. Recommend reviewing your BP readings and meds with your doctor before stopping or restarting. ...Read more

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Can the drug hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide) cause heart palputations?

Can the drug hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide) cause heart palputations?

Yes from diuretic: Yes, the Hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide) has a diuretic which can effect postassium and other metabolic perameters in the blood. This can cause palpitations sometimes. ...Read more

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Just visited another dr. And he suggested Hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide) 100/25 instead of current med lisinopril 20/12.5 Have LVH of. 1 found during echo. BP was 117/72 why?

BP: BP of 117/72 is good whether because of the meds or other. Not enough information here re the echo or LVH. You should discuss with your doctor and ask all your questions answered. There are many reasons for LVH if present, BP is just one of them. Don't know what you mean by LVH of. 1 ...Read more

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Will hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide) cause heart palpitations?

Will hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide) cause heart palpitations?

Possible: Hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide) has a diuretic in it. If it causes an electrolyte imbalance then palpitations could occur. ...Read more

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My mother is taking Hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide) 100-25.Can she take an alavert for her sinus issues.

Hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide): Hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide) can cause sinus congestion. Alavert may alleviate some of her congestion ...Read more

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Can long term use of hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide) cause permanent swelling in legs?

Not from Hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide): Hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide) is a combination of a diuretic/water pill and an angiotensin receptor blocker/arb which is used to lower blood pressure. The constant leg swelling may mean you are retaining fluid and need a higher dose of diuretic. The arb component has a 1-3% chance of causing angioedema, episodes of swelling involving various parts of the body (unusual to only affect legs) for 24-72 hr not constantly. ...Read more

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Could hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide) and betaloc be causing me to feel sick, dizzy and have a flushed face?

Could hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide) and betaloc be causing me to feel sick, dizzy and have a flushed face?

Possibly: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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What side effects does hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide) and betaloc have as I feel sick dizzy and have bad flushing of the face?

What side effects does hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide) and betaloc have as I feel sick dizzy and have bad flushing of the face?

Dizziness: As with any medication, there are potential side effects of hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide). The most common side effect is low potassium in the blood, which occurs in up to 6.7 percent of patients. Other common reactions include an infection, such as the common cold or flu; dizziness; and coughing. If you experience more severe problems, such as seizures, an unexplained rash, or vomiting, contact your healthcare provider. ...Read more

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Is losartan hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) same as valsartan hctz (hydrochlorothiazide)?

Is losartan hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) same as valsartan hctz (hydrochlorothiazide)?

Drug choices: Both losartan (l) and valsartan (v) are drug of the angiotensin receptor blocker class. Both have few side effects and reduce BP and proteinuria quite well. L should be given twice a day and v can be given once daily for maximum their maximum effect. ...Read more

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Losartan hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) gives me fatigue what is substitute?

Losartan hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) gives me fatigue what is substitute?

Discuss with doctor: This is a conversation you should have with your doctor. There are many things to consider when prescribing medication for blood pressure. ...Read more

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Now on non-gmo diet, BP dropped to 98/74. Doc suggested to drop hctz (hydrochlorothiazide). I did, still low so dropped losartan. Now 126/78. Connection between gmo and bp?

Now on non-gmo diet, BP dropped to 98/74. Doc suggested to drop hctz (hydrochlorothiazide). I did, still low so dropped losartan. Now 126/78. Connection between gmo and bp?

No proof yet: But your experience is interesting. You could test it further if you would be willing to add back gmo temporarily and see if high BP returns. You can always stop them again. Did you also lose weight? ...Read more

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I'm worried because I took my Hydrochlorothiazide/losartan 25/100 at about 6 pm yesterday and mistakenly took it again just now at 5 am. It's the only medication I take. I'm at work and have no way to measure my blood pressure. I don't have any other medi

I'm worried because I took my Hydrochlorothiazide/losartan 25/100 at about 6 pm yesterday and mistakenly took it again just now at 5 am. It's the only medication I take. I'm at work and have no way to measure my blood pressure. I don't have any other medi

HCTZ (hydrochlorothiazide) may make: You tired or light headed from low blood pressure. I would make sure to drink plenty of water, double the normal amount, and eat some salty foods right now until you can get your blood pressure checked. The Losartan is what will most likely drive your blood pressure down. Make sure you do not take that again for another 24 hours. ...Read more

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My dr prescribed 50 mg of losartan and 25 mg of hctz (hydrochlorothiazide). is this a normal combination?

Very normal: Sure is. Like peanut butter and jelly. Peas and carrots. Hugs and kisses. That combination is effective, safe, and used very commonly because the losartan helps cancel a troublesome side effect of hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) (potassium wasting) and hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) potentiates the effect of losartan. Your dr is on the ball. ...Read more

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