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Losar H Side Effects
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my mom was taking losar h for HTNfor the last 5 years now she devoloped red patches with severe pain on both of her legs below the knee.please explain the reason and also another way of treatment and wether losar h has anything to do with this reaction. ## This medication combines the ARB Losartan, with the diuretic Hydrochlorothiazde, it is most commonly used to treat high blood pressure and cardiac conditions. As to the reason why she has developed this problem, that is going to require her to consult with her doctor. A diagnosis can't be given from just the little bit of information you have provided. There are several possibilities and one them may be due to a circulation problem, she could have developed blood clots in her legs or it could be caused by something else entirely. ... ...
Updated 5 years ago in Losartan.
Sun, Jun 17 '12, 4:49 PM
losar side effects
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Will Losaar plus 50/12,5, one in the morning and one in the evening, have and effect of impotence on me. I am a 63 year old male ## Hello, Willem! How are you? Yes, it can cause that as a side effect in some men that take it. Other typical side effects, as listed by the U.S. FDA, may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination and hypotension. If it's creating a problem, you should speak to your doctor about trying a different medication. Is there anything else I can help with? ...
Updated 1 year ago in Nausea & Vomiting.
Thu, Oct 29 '15, 1:36 PM
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please tell me the side effect of LOSAR H. i use to take this medicine since last 10 yr. one in morning. ...
Updated 2 years ago.
Fri, Dec 05 '14, 5:51 AM
Losartan side effects
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SInce being switched from lisinipril 20 mg to Losartan Pot 50 mg about three months ago I have gained 12 pounds and always feel hungry. I also feel jittery. Could this be a side effect of Losartan Pot? ## Yes, these can be side effects of taking Losartan, especially the appetite change and weight gain, that has been reported in up to 4% of the people that take it. Learn more Losartan details here. Have you talked to your doctor about it? It just may not be the right medication for you and you may need to switch to something else. ## This is very interesting to read. I was looking for different side effects because I'm having trouble with serious muscle and joint pains, but have also gained about 12 pounds and eat constantly. I'm in the process of working with my dr to switch med... ...
Updated 16 days ago in Losartan.
Sat, Sep 30 '17, 11:58 AM
Losartin side effects
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I was prescribed Losartin 100 mg-25 for high blood pressure. hAD BEEN ON 50 MG-12.5. RAN OUT OF THE 100 MG SO STARTED TAKING THE 50 MG TABS. NOW HAVING DIZZINESS,NAUSEA, TIGHTNESS IN CHEST HEARTBURN AND SOME TINGLING DOWN ARM. ## Hi Zoiee, Based on my research, the following symptoms are listed as side effects of Losartan: Dizziness Heartburn Decreased sensitivity to touch Chest pain Chest pain however, is regarded as a serious side effect that should be reported to your doctor immediately. Ref: nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a695008.html#side-effects It could just be that when you switched brands/manufacturers, the inactive ingredients triggered a different reaction within your system, perhaps increasing the risk of potential side effects. Are you not able to get any more refill... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Losartan.
Wed, Nov 19 '14, 10:18 AM
Losar H For Bp Side Effects
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This tablet reduces body weight by removing water from body. I have lost 12 kgs in 8 months with dosage of one tablet per day in morning. Are there any other side effects apart from this?. ## Hi, Mohan! This medication is actually not intended to be used for weight loss. It contains Losartan, which is an ARB that's used to help treat high blood pressure and certain cardiac conditions, as well as Hydrochlorothiazide, which is the diuretic that helps remove excess fluid. And yes, there may be other side effects, it is processed through the liver, so there is a chance that long term use could cause liver damage. You may also experience dizziness and nausea due to your blood pressure going low. An even bigger concern is dehydration if you're removing too much fluid from your body. L... ...
Updated 4 years ago in Losartan.
Tue, Jun 18 '13, 10:07 AM
Losartan 50 H Side Effects
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Am taking Losartan H 50 mg one in the morning , one at night.Doctor wants me to take this for 7 weeks and come back with a test on Renal Profile. Will I damage my Kidneys by using this drug ? I am a diabetic with Fasting Blood sugar 130 and using Glycinorm 40 (glycacide) twice a day and 250 mg X 2 Metroformin.Thanks Sunil Cooray SRI LANKA ## Hi, Sunil! How are you? And no, This medication, which is a combination of Losartan and Hydrochlorothiazide is often given to diabetics to help protect their kidneys, since they can be very prone to suffering damage. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache and increase urination. You can learn more Losartan details here and there are more Hydrochlorothiazide details here. Are there any other questions or concerns? ## I have just been pu... ...
Updated 2 months ago in Losartan.
Mon, Aug 07 '17, 3:08 AM
side effects of losartan
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My doctor prescribed Losartan potassium 20 mg for HBP. I was getting very bad muscle & cramps on my right leg only. After 4 weeks I finally realized it was from Losartan! I stopped taking but the leg pain & now tingling continued and is moving to thigh. taking Slow Mag 2x daily. Anything else I can do??? ## I had extrodanarily debilitating cramps after being on losartan for 15 days. so I stopped losartan and started using methocarbemol and added magnesium, potassium, calcium, and a multi mineral and the cramping began to subside somewhat, after two days. After reading a little more I added iron, B complex and vitamins D, bananas, green drink, almond milk ( calcium), cows milk (more calcium, supplements yesterday afternoon... Of the iron, B complex and D componenents, I think the... ...
Updated 3 months ago in Losartan.
Wed, Jul 12 '17, 3:13 PM
losartan pot side effects
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Ever since taking I have been gaining weight like crazy and have had back pain, could it be from meds? ## Hello, William! How are you? Sorry about the problems you're having. Yes, it could be from the medication. Most blood pressure medications can cause weight gain and some of them can cause joint or muscle aches. Learn more Losartan details here. Have you discussed your symptoms with your doctor? They should be able to determine if they are due to the medication and, if so, prescribe an alternative that isn't known to cause such side effects as frequently. ## I've only been taking the meds for a few days but have been eating like a horse! Going to have to watch my food intake and exercise more, I guess. Goody! ...
Updated 2 years ago in Losartan.
Fri, Aug 28 '15, 12:44 PM
Side effects from losartan
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I have been taking medication to help lower my pressure. The side effects are terrible. I have shortness of breath and feel jittery after taking the medicine. I've stop taking for a day too see if I would feel better. But I'm still experiencing the side effects. I spoke to my doctor to see if I can try something new with a lower dosage or control my pressure with exercise and diet. I'm stuck because my doctor said because of my anemia my pressure is high at times. Please help ## Hello, Zangria! How are you? I'm sorry about the problems you're experiencing. There are other options your doctor should be able to prescribe for you, another one that's a related medication is Atacand/Candesartan and it usually doesn't cause as many side effects as the others. The F... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Losartan.
Fri, Jun 03 '16, 11:43 AM
losartan pill side effects
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I have taken Losartan for only 2 days. Today I sat down and fell asleep for a few house, it was like I was dead to the world. Is this a side effect? Does it make you cough? ## Hello, Linda! How are you feeling? Losartan can cause some drowsiness, but no, it shouldn't knock you out like that, especially having taken it for such a short period of time. Learn more Losartan details here. It can cause a cough, but that is not a very common side effect. Have you consulted your doctor, yet? What have your recent blood pressure readings been? ## Plz tell me whether the losar h is side effects after taking a long time. ## I take cozaar at night and brilanta after about 2 hours I have arm pain and heart rate goes up and blood pressure could this be reaction to meds I have an appt to see my Dr ...
Updated 7 months ago in Losartan.
Sun, Feb 12 '17, 4:20 PM
Losartan 25MG side effects
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I am having sensitivity (pain)in my right breast area since taking this drug for one month i take it every other morning also developed a cough ## I am also on losarton and now I have this hacking cough. But not to worry my doctor just emailed me that there is no chance that this medicine could cause my cough and if I wanted to go off it that would be fine and let her know how it turns out. It is always nice when you find that your doctor would rather be right than listening to her patient and offering harmful advice. I really have no choice but to go off the medicine just so I can stop the hacking, it has gotten so bad I am not sleeping. Good luck. ## Losartan can definitely cause that cough, it does happen to quite a few people that take it and that side effect will not wear off, so i... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Losartan.
Sat, Feb 13 '16, 3:18 AM
Losartan 100mg side effects
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My grandma is taking losartan 100mg OD. She accidentally took the medication twice a day. Which stressed us. What is the effect of this medication to my grandma's hypertension/condition? She doesn't feel anything unusual though. ## Hello, Val! How are you and how is your grandmother doing? Have you checked her blood pressure? It could cause it to drop too low and to develop a low heart rate, though if she's not feeling sick or dizzy, then she's likely fine. However, you should check with her doctor to be safe. ## Am taking Losarton 100 mg twice a day as per my Neph doctor. But my primary doctor wants me to only take one 100 mg per day. Won't changing the dose also affect my blood pressure? ## I am 42 and my doctor switched me from norvasc 5mg to cozarr 100mg due to l... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Losartan.
Fri, Jul 29 '16, 6:41 AM
Losartan Pot Tab Side Effects
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I would like to know if Losartan Pot Tab has side effects such as breaking out in red blotches similar to hives. My husband has been taking this in place of benicar and we wondered if this could be causing these blotches that itch like crazy. ## Has he contacted his doctor? Losartan is different than Benicar, which contains the active ingredient Olmesartan, so it is possible that he's having an allergic reaction, even if he never had a problem with the Benicar. ## I am 45 years old.I was only a little hypertensive but the doctor recommended Losar H which i have been taking for the past 6 years. I have lot of difficulty in getting used to this drug as I have constant dryness in my throat,dry cough,dizziness,nausea. Recently I started having itchy red patches on my leg and lower back ... ...
Updated 4 years ago in Losartan.
Mon, Sep 16 '13, 9:54 AM
losar h side effects CONSTIPATION ?
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Does Losar H cause constipation? I switched from Nebi-AM to Nebi 2 weeks ago and then moved to Losar-H per doctor's advice as I was going to get a stress MPI test done for which I needed to get off the beta blockers ## Hello, Sanjeev! It's not a common side effect, but it can happen. The Hydrochlorothiazide in it may be causing you to be a little dehydrated and that might cause some constipation initially. Learn more Losartan details here. Learn more Hydrochlrothiazide details here. How much fluid do you usually take in, each day? ...
Updated 3 years ago in Losartan.
Wed, Oct 30 '13, 2:48 PM
losar h side effects in long usuage
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I'm using loser H for last 5-6 years and want to check whether any side effects in using for long term Do we hv any other alternative? ## You should take it, as long as your doctor deems it safe for you to do so. The NIH lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, dehydration, and hypotension. Are you on any other medications? ...
Updated 5 months ago in Nausea & Vomiting.
Mon, Apr 24 '17, 11:52 PM
losartan side effects / please help
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Hi. I was put on Bystolic for blood pressure in June. two months into taking the medication I had such severe side effects. I had constant muscle spasms, muscle aches and pain that would come and go through my body, I could not focus, I had a burning sensation in my face with tingling through my body. It caused me to get depressed and develop bad anxiety. I weaned myself from 10mg to 2.5 mg and went to the doctor and told him and he switched me to 50mg Losartan. He switched it in August and then the doctor place me on Losartan. I felt good for the first few weeks. Almost 2 and a half months in and I am getting severe body aches that come and go, my anxiety is back and worse, severe sinus congestions and ear ringing and a congestion. So, as of Wednesday the doctor took me off this medica... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Losartan.
Fri, Nov 20 '15, 1:33 PM
WHAT ARE THE Losartan Side Effects
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prescribed losartan along with atenolol, metforman 850 3 x daily, glimepiride, amlodipine besylate aspirin have high pb, diabetes any harm with losartan. ## Side effects of Losartan can include any of the following: dizziness leg, knee, or back pain muscle cramps or weakness diarrhea heartburn decreased sensitivity to touch swelling of the face, throat, tongue, lips, eyes, hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs hoarseness difficulty breathing or swallowing chest pain Referenced from: ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0000958/#a695008-sideEffects Learn More: Losartan Details From what I could gather though, there are possibly unsafe interactions found between the following drug combinations: atenolol + amlodipine aspirin + amlodipine atenolol + metformin aspirin + losartan atenolol + glimepir... ...
Updated 4 years ago in Losartan.
Sun, Nov 11 '12, 4:30 PM
what is losar h tablet's side effects
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I am a 37 yr old male. My bp was always 170/130 then i started amlovas-AT but bp was the same. After that my doctor advised me to take losar h 50 mg and my bp is 110/90 now. But i feel lazy, short of breath, and am itching all over the body when exposed to cold air or water.. I just want to know that this is due to losar h or any other reason? ## Hello, Rinku! How are you? Yes, this medication can cause that, due to the way it acts on your circulation to help lower blood pressure. Other typical side effects, as listed by the U.S. FDA, may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination and hypotension. However, if you develop hives, or start to have serious issues breathing, you should seek emergency medical attention, as those symptoms could be due to an allergic reac... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Blood Pressure.
Mon, Aug 29 '16, 5:03 PM
how to help the side effects of losar
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My mother is 65 yrs and has been taking Losar for 2 yrs - now she has developed a dry irritating cough. The Doctor told her it is due to Losar and asked her to stop taking it. But it has been 4 weeks and the cough has not improved. She has developed other symptoms with the cough - very low grade fever (99.5) with chills and erythroderma of skin with itching on arms. She has dizziness and nausea in the morning also. When will the effects of Losar disappear. She is tired of coughing. Nothing improves the cough. Is there anything that could help? Her lungs are clear with no phlegm. ## Yes, Lostartan can cause a dry cough, however, it usually doesn't cause the fever, chills and other symptoms she is experiencing. Has she been back to her doctor to talk to him about them? It sounds like ... ...
Updated 7 years ago in Allergies, Cough & Cold.
Thu, Sep 30 '10, 12:25 PM

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