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I read that losartan does not work well for blacks,if so what are the reasons?

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kaismama 4 Jan 2014

Because it works on the renin-angiotensin 2 receptors, decreasing the stimulus, and since blacks generally have low renin it wouldn't help because it doesn't need to be inhibited. The high blood pressure is caused by a problem that a different type of bp med would handle better.

cynyce 5 Jan 2014

What class of hbp drugs would work best or is recommended for blacks?

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