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Just Started Losartan Muscle Hurts In Leg
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
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
Have taken losartan 5 days and is causing low back and leg cramps/aching I went back to my lisinopril how long to be out of system and effects fade?
Not sure if: Your symptoms are side effects of your new medication. It usually takes no more than 1 or 2 days for any drug to clear from your body, but it is a gradual process. Other potential problematic scenariors: Drug metabolites can hang around for longer, tissue drug levels can sometimes take longer than blood levels, any damage that it might have caused can take longer to heal. Consult your doctor. ...Read more
Lisinopril causes dry cough, norvasc (amlodipine) severe edema legs currently on losartan but think it's causing GI issues what are thoughts on next move?
Lisinopril caused dry cough norvasc severe edema in legs. Cozaar (losartan) causing chest pain and gi issues. What next steps. Clears by cardio and gi Dr.
Options: The next step will be to check your blood pressure whenever possible and get a baseline blood pressure. Lifestyle modifications are critical and they include a low salt diet, no alcohol, at least 7 h of sound sleep/24 h, weight loss if overweight. If this proves indeed to be hypertension there are many other options as far as anti hypertensives and they can be tailored to your other comorbidities. ...Read more
Losartan: Not likely for back spasms to be caused by this ...Read more
Experiencing muscle cramps in back which are listed as side effect of Losartan. Is their an equivalent alternative?
I am presently taking losartan 100mg, on this med about a year, hair loss, swollen eyelid, muscle problems. Dr is switching to valsartan 160mg.?
Interesting choice..: Both Valsartan and Losartan are in the same medication class. If, presumably, you are having hair loss, swollen eyelid and muscle problems because of a sensitivity to the losartan, I would have expected changing to a different class of medication for blood pressure control. ...Read more
Am taking flecainide and losartan dr said can not take ibuprofen to reduce infalmatin of my knee what else can I take? To reduce inflamation
I am taking 5 mg of amlodipine besylate and having ankle and foot swelling I also take 100 mg losartan can my doctor replace amlodipine with?
My wife's leg hurts and she says it feels really heavy like a hundred pounds is it just a pulled muscle or what is it?
I have a volleyball tournament on sunday and just now when I walk or straighten my leg it hurts and I was wondering if it was about my muscles or if i?
Sounds muscular: Need more information. Did you injure yourself? Try heating and stretching exercises. You are best to see a doctor especially when you dos tenuous exercise. For you do not want permanent damage ...Read more
The skin on the back of my calfs an back of my legs hurt not the muscle just the skin. What could it be?
The bottom back part of my leg hurts and it also hurts when I walk does that mean I pulled my muscle?
Yes or No: If you did not remember hurting, then this may be unlikely. Sometimes planter fasciitis can cause pain too. Does it hurt early morning? Do you have any swelling or redness? ...Read more
A couple weeks ago I chased my nephew a since then my leg hirts really bad the muscle is hard an hurt when I walk?
Stretch your muscles: If you are not used to running very hard and then ran after your nephew it is possible that you tore some muscle fibers in the leg. That will result in tenderness and soreness that will last for several weeks. Try to stretch out and that should help alleviate the pain. Next time warm up before you chase the youngster. ...Read more
I think I pulled a leg muscle and every time I run it hurts really bad I tried to stretch but it hurts what can I do?
Ortho eval needed: If the pain in your leg is not improving with time (1-2 weeks), you should be evaluated by your physician who may want to send you to an orthopaedic surgeon. A partial tear of the calf muscle (gastrocnemius) is a common leg injury that can result in activity-related pain due to a collection of blood (hematoma) within the zone of injury. ...Read more
Few weeks ago I went running and got hurt in the leg. It hurts more now. Maybe a micro fibre break in the muscle? How to recover the leg?
Weird vibration feelings in my leg; doesn't hurt; sometimes muscle twitches; sometimes just vibrations... What is this? What can I do? Concerning?
W/c leg muscle group: Lower leg muscles; w/c group, anterior (edl, ta) or posterior (achilles tendon)? If anterior lower leg, you could have strained the edl or at muscle; if posterior, the achilles tendon (=heel cord, w/c is attached to the gastrosoleus). In either case, the pain should improve gradually. Otherwise, you need to make an appointment with a foot and ankle specialist for proper evaluation. ...Read more
What happens when my muscle on the front side of the bottom half of my leg has become a bump and hurts?
Muscle fascia hernia: Sounds like you may have a fascial hernia that allows the muscle to locally herniate through due to internal pressure. With activity, the muscle pressure increases and the visual bump enlarges as more muscle extrudes through the defect. Exercise induced exertional compartment syndrome may also lead to this injury pattern. Orthopaedci surgeon evaluation is indicated. ...Read more
Stretch and rest: Try stretching and resting the muscle.Get a more detailed answer ›
Groin pull -- or groin strain -- results from putting too much stress on muscles in your groin and thigh. If these muscles are tensed too forcefully or too suddenly, they can get over-stretched or torn.
Groin pulls are common in people who play sports that require a lot of running and jumping. Pain and tenderness in the groin and the inside of the thigh is one of symptoms. ...Read more
I hurt my back at work lifting. Now I'm getting pain down my leg and calf muscle. What should I do?
Feeling lousy overall. Have pain in back of leg in upper part of calf. Hurts more when tighten muscle. What could cause that?
I have severe pain in my upper leg muscle. I hurt it 2 days ago and bent down 2hours ago now I can't lift my leg up while sitting down?
Incomplete info.: How did you hurt? Is it one or both thighs? It seems that you may have torn some muscle fibers. See your physician. ...Read more
I hurt my muscle in my top front leg. When I sit down I can't lif it off the ground. I'm in severe pain. It feels very unusual when I walk.
I bashedmy upper ankle/lower leg onmedal it hurts 2walk frm the muscle stretchin. Straightening or pointingfoot hurts my leg. Will this go away soon?!
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