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Dr. Julie Abbott
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Losartan And Hydrocholorthiazide (Overview)

Losartan|hydrocholorthiazide is a combination blood pressure agent which is a kind of blood pressure drug (cardiovascular drug).


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Do you know if amlodipine + losartan combination is better for hypertension than losartan + hydrochlorothiazide?

Do you know if amlodipine + losartan combination is better for hypertension than losartan + hydrochlorothiazide?

Yes: Amlodipine/Losartan is more potent combination than Losartan/HCTZ One caveat from my experience is that Losartan is one of the weakest antihypertensives in the angiotensin receptor blocker class of medications ...Read more

Dr. Julie Abbott
47 doctors shared insights

Losartan And Hydrocholorthiazide (Overview)

Losartan|hydrocholorthiazide is a combination blood pressure agent which is a kind of blood pressure drug (cardiovascular drug).


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If a tablet contains 50 mg losartan potassium and 12.5 mg hydrochlorothiazide, how many tablets would be dangerous to take?

If a tablet contains 50 mg losartan potassium and 12.5 mg hydrochlorothiazide, how many tablets would be dangerous to take?

As prescribed: Any dose of medication greater than prescribed by your physician can have unpredictable results. Therefore i think you should take the dose prescribed and nothing greater. ...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

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


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