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Hyzaar Side Effects
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
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
Yes: There would be unlikely to be any major drug-drug interaction, but side effects may increase mildly. Do discuss this with your doctor so all of these concerns are addressed. ...Read more
Not important: it may reduze the enzyme effectiveness in the liver to metabolize the hyzaar so you get a more potent ,longer lasting effect, so if you drink gratefruit juice , you could take half the dose of hyzaar for the same effect or just take it as is and get more bang for your buck. not harmful to liver except as originally put , slight risk ...Read more
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