Displaying 94 questions associated with Losartan.
Has anyone experienced hair loss when taking Losartan?
I'm losing hair on the top of my head and the only thing I can attribute it to is a change in my blood pressure meds. Last fall my doctor changed me from Diovan HCT to Losartan 100mg. Has anyone else experienced this side effect?
Which BP Meds Don't Cause Hair Loss?
A few months ago I started taking lisinopril hctz for high blood pressure. I began to notice a bit more hair loss than usual when I shampooed, but nothing significant. However, it gradually increased to huge handfuls, plus would fall out all day long. Research indicated that beta blockers and ACE... read more
Are losartan and losartan potassium the same or different drugs?
I take Lasix 120 mg and four KlorKon 25 mg per day. Losartan was ordered but what I received, according to the pill identifier, was losartan potassium. Is it the same thing?
Can losartan cause weight gain?
I just started taking losartan. So far I don't think I have any side affects except made headaches from day one. I have other health problems and I don't want to gain weight. I was just wondering if losartan can cause weight gain?
Did Losartan make you bruise easy and feel bad?
I have been taking Losartan for 8 months and recently I have started to bruise easy and I just do not feel well. My DR says it is just in my head. But I also feel like I am having axiety all the time. I read on my sheet from the pharmacy that these are all side effects but my Dr thinks that those... read more
Has anyone taken Losartan & had muscular and joint pain & did it disappear once body adjusted?
After taking benicar for a few years I've switched to Losartan because of the cost?'ve been on Benicar for quite a time, but my doctor switched me to losartan because of the high expense of Benicar. After taking it for nearly two weeks, I do seem to be experiencing more pain than normal(... read more
Should Amlodipine and Losartan be Taken Together if They Are Both for High Blood Pressure?
I take 100MG of Losartan and 10 MG of amlodipine, but as they are both for high blood pressure should I be taking both of them?
Can Losartan 100mg dose taken at night before bed be switched to morning without losing effect?
Currently I suffer nasal congestion as side effect of Losartan which wakens me and impedes sleep.
I'm pre-diabetic, and I've been this way many years. So as a precaution my Dr gave me Metformin 500 mg. On the 3rd day I had an allergic reaction. I was itchy all over, and I felt slightly short of breath for several hours. I've stopped taking it and those symptoms are gone. One... read more
High blood pressure - is 100 mg of losartan a safe dose to start with?
I have been on lisinopril 80 mg for five years. My blood pressure never went below 155/90. 2 weeks ago he changed it to 20mgLisinopril-HTCZ 12.5 mg. I told him I'm allergic to hydrochlorothiazide but he said "It's not much. You'll be fine." We argued a bit, but he refused... read more
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