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Hyzaar Losartan Hydrocholorthiazide
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
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
Do brand hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide) 100/12.5 and generic losartan hctz 100/12.5 work the same?
No: No, not legally in the us.Get a more detailed answer ›
Creatine: As long as your kidney function is normal. ...Read more
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
Yes: If you live in the United States, you will. ...Read more
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
Have usedhibicus tea, 3 cups/day to control bp. Had spike 181/98 and doc wante me on hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide). Life long skipped beats. Will hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide) make it worse?
Can you safely take two blood pressure medications like amlodipine with hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide) at the same time?
Usually yes: Usually it is fine.Get a more detailed answer ›
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