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Diltiazem vs. Losartan for High Blood Pressure

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Other Names: Cozaar
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Diltiazem is a non-dihydropyridine (non-DHP) member of the class of drugs known as calcium channel blockers, used in the treatment of hypertension, angina pectoris, and some types of arrhythmia.It is also an effective preventive medication for migraine. ... Read more on Wikipedia
Losartan (International Nonproprietary Name) is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist drug used mainly to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Losartan was the first angiotensin II receptor antagonist to be marketed. Losartan potassium is marketed ... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Ninjarev
July 27, 2014
Ninjarev wrote
Cozzar Tachacardia
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By Melody
June 12, 2014
Melody wrote
Losartan Jitters
Thanks for your input Tiffany. My Dr. felt I would do better on Diovan and am on 40mg daily. Doing much better.
Melody  |  July 19, 2014
How long have u been taking these meds? Have u monitored your blood pressure? When I first started mine(which was just 50mg once daily) I felt great for 3 weeks and then all of the sudden I started feeling really puny and dizzy....I started checking my BP and it was very low...now I'm only taking 25mg and feel better do far and my BP is back to normal...
Tiffany  |  June 20, 2014
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By Mel
June 10, 2014
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losartan jitters
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By shail
March 2, 2014
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Losartan Potassium not working
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By evelyn
August 11, 2013
evelyn wrote
Losartan: Blood clots (bruises), leg pain and vertigo
Also, potassium gets very high, and black & blues (hematomas) appear from time to time anywhere in the body.
July 31, 2014
Wow, I didn't realize the leg pains that i am having daily, especially at night was because I was on Losartan. I started it just about 7 weeks ago, and that is when I started having all this new pain. Never thought about it causing leg pain. I am having problems with insomnia too.
Worshipper1962  |  July 30, 2014
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What patients are saying about Diltiazem vs. Losartan

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doctor discontinued and increased my dosage of diltiazem to...
...the diltiazem. I then experienced regular dizziness, roaring ...of using the losartan my doctor discontinued and increased my dosage of diltiazem to ...the diltiazem alone is working during ...
i STOP TAKING LOSARTAN AND OTHER HEART PILL LIKE DILTIAZEM?...
HOW CAN i STOP TAKING LOSARTAN AND OTHER HEART PILL HOW CAN i STOP TAKING LOSARTAN AND OTHER HEART PILL LIKE DILTIAZEM? THIS PILLS WERE GIVEN AFTER A KNEE REPLACEMENT SURGERY I WAS GIVEN VARIOUS...
already taking Diltiazem and am continuing this alongside...
...Rosie, I have recently been switched from, firstly Amlodipine to Ramapril, then to Losartan - I was already taking Diltiazem and am continuing this alongside the Losartan.  From my experience, your...
take my losartan now that I am on diltiazem and digoxin for...
...still need to take my losartan now that I am on diltiazem and digox...
combination with Diltiazem, and neither has any detectable...
...does that mean ACEIs wouldn't either? I've tried both Losartan and Valsartan, each alone and in combination with Diltiazem, and neither has any detectable effect on my blood...
I have to take (Diltiazem which causes swollen ankles) or...
I've been on Losartan 50mg for nearly 2 ...raised Creatinine and, although I've been generally better on Losartan than any other BP ...med I have to take (Diltiazem which causes swollen ankles)...
side effect? I am taking diltiazem Hr Er 240 Mg cap...
Taking dilitazem, losartan and aspirin. Tingling and pain ...side effect? I am taking diltiazem Hr Er 240 Mg cap ...and tingling. I also take a multivitamin and baby aspirin. Could...
Pharmacy response: Diltiazem, losartan and terazosin...
...diltiazem, losartan and terazosin ...People's Pharmacy response: Diltiazem, losartan and terazosin are all listed as causing \"impotence.\" He should...
TAKING THESE MEDICATIONS 1-LOSARTAN-100-25MG 2-ASPIRIN-81MG...
...Losartan, Diltiazem. Need vitamin to increase ...HI I AM TAKING THESE MEDICATIONS 1-LOSARTAN-100-25MG 2-ASPIRIN-81MG 3-DILTIAZEM-1800MG 4-ROSUVASTATION-40MG 5-METOPROLOL-50MG 6-CLONIDINE-0.1MG...
husband takes diltiazem, losartan and terazosin for his BP...
...losartan and terazosin for his BP which is now normal.....
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