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Losartan And Hydrocholorthiazide Medication
Can you safely take two blood pressure medications like amlodipine with hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide) at the same time?
Usually yes: Usually it is fine.Get a more detailed answer ›
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?
Yes: Yes, but there can be subtle differences but not usually significant ones. ...Read more
Tricor & Hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide): Fenofibrate for Tricor, Losartan/HCTZ for Hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide). ...Read more
No: No, not legally in the us.Get a more detailed answer ›
Creatine: As long as your kidney function is normal. ...Read more
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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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
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
Have usedhibicus tea, 3 cups/day to control bp. Had spike 181/98 and doc wante me on hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide). Life long skipped beats. Will hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide) make it worse?
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
My mother is taking Hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide) 100-25.Can she take an alavert for her sinus issues.
Hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide): Hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide) can cause sinus congestion. Alavert may alleviate some of her congestion ...Read more
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
Could hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide) and betaloc be causing me to feel sick, dizzy and have a flushed face?
Possibly: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...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
Atenolol, tricor, hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide) 100/25, metformin and chantix. Is it safe for me to take these simultaneously?
Probably: Under your doctor's supervision.Get a more detailed answer ›
I'm worried because I took my Hydrochlorothiazide/losartan 25/100 at about 6 pm yesterday and mistakenly took it again just now at 5 am. It's the only medication I take. I'm at work and have no way to measure my blood pressure. I don't have any other medi
HCTZ (hydrochlorothiazide) may make: You tired or light headed from low blood pressure. I would make sure to drink plenty of water, double the normal amount, and eat some salty foods right now until you can get your blood pressure checked. The Losartan is what will most likely drive your blood pressure down. Make sure you do not take that again for another 24 hours. ...Read more
Hi, with my current medical conditions i.e hypertension & on simvastatin, HCTZ (hydrochlorothiazide) & losartan medications, is it safe for me to try Garcinia Cambogia?
Not really because: Alternative medications have no safety profile and are not rigorously tested for safety by any agency. It has nothing to do with your blood pressure meds. If your goal is weight loss (usual reason why people want to take garcinia), there is no better method than a proper diet and regular exercise. Try cutting your food portions in half and see how that goes for a month. I'm sure you'll see results ...Read more
My dr prescribed 50 mg of losartan and 25 mg of hctz (hydrochlorothiazide). is this a normal combination?
Very normal: Sure is. Like peanut butter and jelly. Peas and carrots. Hugs and kisses. That combination is effective, safe, and used very commonly because the losartan helps cancel a troublesome side effect of hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) (potassium wasting) and hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) potentiates the effect of losartan. Your dr is on the ball. ...Read more