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Hypertension (HTN) or high blood pressure is a cardiac Chronic (medicine) Disease in which the systemic arterial blood pressure ...
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Lisinopril vs Losartan

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Other name: Zestril (Zestril)
Other name: Cozaar (Cozaar)
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Lisinopril is a drug of the ACE inhibitor class that is primarily used in treatment of hypertension, congestive heart failure, and myocardial infarction and also in preventing kidney and retinal complications of diabetes mellitus. Its indications, contr...
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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 ...
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Lisinopril is a drug of the ACE inhibitor class that is primarily used in treatment of hypertension, congestive heart failure, and myocardial infarction and also in preventing kidney and retinal complications of diabetes mellitus. Its indications, contr...
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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 ...
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MD SWITCHED ME FROM LISINOPRIL TO LOSARTAN(50 MG PER DAY)...
" MY MD SWITCHED ME FROM LISINOPRIL TO LOSARTAN(50 MG PER DAY) AFTER EXPERIENCING ...JUST ONE WEEK ON LOSARTAN I FEEL MUCH BETTER, COUGH IS GONE AND MY BLOOD... "

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on Lisinopril, cough was bad. Losartan 50 mg much better....
" Started on Lisinopril, cough was bad. Losartan 50 mg much better. Always had occasional leg/feet cramping. I try to keep... "

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due to allergic reaction to lisinopril(coughing). I am now...
" My meds were changed from lisinopril to losartan due to allergic reaction to lisinopril(coughing). I am now having dry mouth, dizzyness and even passed ...reactions discontinue. PLEASE, anyone having... "

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s the side effect of the Lisinopril. My concern is...
" Hi Gail, My doctor is switching from Lisinopril 10 mg to Losartan 50 mg because after about 7 years i recently developed a dry cough that he feels is the side effect of the Lisinopril. My... "

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because Lisinopril gave me a nagging dry cough. 40...
" My doctor switched me to Losartan from Lisinopril because Lisinopril gave me a nagging dry cough. 40 mg. of Lisinopril kept my high blood pressure ...at 50 mg. of Losartan and this does did nothing. My... "

aking lisinopril 20-12.5 developed cough and dr switched a...
" MedsChat.com I was taking lisinopril 20-12.5 developed cough and dr switched about a month ago to losartan 50-12.5 today felt weird... "

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a good while, and that cough about drove me bananas. Ever...
" Quote: Quote: I was on Lisinopril for a good while, and that cough about drove me bananas. Everyone at work ...a lot sooner! He switched me to Losartan, and I have zero problems from... "

isinopril for 6 months and had this god awful cough. Went o...
" Severe coughing after taking Lisinopril for BP. Alternative medicine without side effects? ...I was on lisinopril for 6 months and had this god awful cough. Went on the internet ...to my doctor. She... "

had dizzy spells, lack of concentration, then the dry cough...
" I was put on lisinopril and shortly after taking the med. I had dizzy spells, lack of concentration, then the dry cough began, fatigue, and then the inability for an erection. Saw the Cardiologist... "

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\"tickle\" in the back of the throat which causes the coughi...
" ...Dr. at CTCA that lisinopril is known to cause a \"tickle\" in the back of the throat which causes the coughing. Switched him out to ...BP medicine the next day (losartan 50mg) and he's been 90% better... "

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