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Doctor insights on: Hyzaar Losartan Hydrocholorthiazide

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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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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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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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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

Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
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Hydrochlorothiazide (Definition)

This is a diuretic often used to treat high blood pressure. It can be used alone or often in combination with ...Read more


Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Losartan And Hydrocholorthiazide (Definition)

Losartan|hydrocholorthiazide is a combination blood pressure agent which is a kind of blood ...Read more