Losartan

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Other names: Cozaar
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
Losartan (International Nonproprietary Name) is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist drug used mainly to treat high blood pressure (...
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Does Losartan cause Headaches ?

Headaches is a known side effect of Losartan
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and palpitations. doctor prescribed Losartan 50mg daily and...
" ...as hypertensive. My BP was 172/109. I was suffering from constant headaches and palpitations. doctor prescribed Losartan 50mg daily and atenolol 10mg. I always feel weak... "

of now, I have been taking losartan HCT and have a terrible...
" ...taking losartan HCT and have a terrible headache. My doctor wants to try yet another med. I am very frustrated and don't want to keep switching but these headaches are unbearable. I take tylenol... "

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to doctor took me off them and I'm now on on Losartan 12.5...
" ...Andrew I was on candesartan 8mg  I also felt ill, dizzyness, bad headaches , joint pain and terrible ...off them and I'm now on on Losartan... "

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sleeping, dreams, thirsty, wake up feeling out of breath...
" ...50mg and I am experiencing very painful side effects. Headaches soreness around eyes and cheeks, trouble sleeping, dreams, thirsty, wake up feeling out of... "

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feeling awful. Dr. switched me to losartan HCT Z one week...
" ...Procardia 30 mg but suffered terrible headaches dizziness and just feeling awful. Dr. switched me to losartan HCT Z one week ago. I also take Xanax in ...but have family history ... "

the Losartan. Not that it is a bad drug, but one reading...
" Good call to not take the Losartan. Not that it is a bad drug, but one reading does not a diagnosis support. ...of high blood pressure like headaches or flushing or sensitivity to... "

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losartan due to allergic reaction to lisinopril(coughing)....
" ...meds were changed from lisinopril to losartan due to allergic reaction to lisinopril(coughing). I am now having dry mouth, dizzyness and even ...changes in breathing, headaches, etc. since bein... "

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of chronic cough from years of using Losartan. Take 25mg...
" ...ago because of chronic cough from years of using Losartan. Take 25mg 2x day. ...cramps at night, then headaches. Blood pressure remains high, ...150's to 190's. The headaches are constant af... "

that drove me mad. Terrible sleep I felt continually tired...
" ...and just stopped cannot take it anymore. Anxiety, cold sweats, blurred vision, headaches, trouble breathing and a sore throat and cough that drove me mad. Terrible sleep I felt continually... "

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of chronic cough from years of using Losartan. Take 25mg...
" ...ago because of chronic cough from years of using Losartan. Take 25mg 2x day. ...cramps at night, then headaches. Blood pressure remains high, ...150's to 190's. The headaches are constant af... "

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