Losartan/hydrochlorothiazide Side Effects

Please note - some side effects for Losartan/hydrochlorothiazide may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.

Side Effects of Losartan/hydrochlorothiazide - for the Consumer

Losartan/hydrochlorothiazide

All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome when using Losartan/hydrochlorothiazide:

Back pain; cold symptoms; diarrhea; dizziness; light-headedness, especially when sitting up or standing; stuffy nose.

Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur when using Losartan/hydrochlorothiazide:

Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, throat, or tongue; unusual hoarseness); burning, numbness, or tingling; chest pain; confusion; dark urine; decrease in sexual ability; decreased urination; drowsiness; eye pain; fainting; fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat; fever, chills, or persistent sore throat; mental or mood changes (eg, depression); muscle pain, tenderness, or cramps; numbness of an arm or leg; one-sided weakness; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin; restlessness; seizures; severe or persistent dizziness or light-headedness; severe or persistent dry mouth, nausea, or stomach pain; shortness of breath; sluggishness; slurred speech; sudden, severe headache; swelling of the arms or legs; unusual bruising or bleeding; unusual thirst; unusual tiredness or weakness; unusually pale skin; vision changes (eg, decreased vision clearness); vomiting; yellowing of the skin or eyes.

This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. To report side effects to the appropriate agency, please read the Guide to Reporting Problems to FDA.

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