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Hyzaar Warnings And Recalls
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
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
Sometimes: Sometimes it will and sometimes it won't. ...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