Diltiazem vs Losartan

Diltiazem
(Rx)
Losartan
(Rx)
Diltiazem is a cardiovascular medication and a calcium channel blocker.
Losartan is a high blood pressure medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.8
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for High Blood Pressure
2.9
Concern level
1.9
Helpfulness
for High Blood Pressure
2.6
Concern level
2.7
Approval Date
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Not Available
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
9,138 Discussions
8,016 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for A Fib
#3 for Tachycardia
#4 for Arrythmia
#5 for Angina
Diltiazem is prescribed for High Blood Pressure, Tachycardia, Arrythmia and Angina and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for A Fib, although it is not approved for this condition.
Condition
Number of posts
Losartan is prescribed for High Blood Pressure and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Dil
Itching
4
Dizziness
3
Shortness of Breath
3
Burning
2
Rash
2
Nausea
2
Hemorrhoids
1
Incontinence
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
Wounds
1
Los
Cough
10
Dizziness
7
Headaches
6
Tiredness
5
Nausea
4
Allergy
2
Weight Gain
2
Dry Cough
2
Weight Loss
2
Shortness of Breath
2
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Diltiazem
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Itching
Dil
Los
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Dizziness
Dil
Los
3
7
Shortness of Breath
Dil
Los
3
2
Burning
Dil
Los
2
0
Rash
Dil
Los
2
0
Nausea
Dil
Los
2
4
Hemorrhoids
Dil
Los
1
0
Incontinence
Dil
Los
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Dil
Los
1
0
Wounds
Dil
Los
1
0
Cough
Los
Dil
10
0
Dizziness
Los
Dil
7
3
Headaches
Los
Dil
6
0
Tiredness
Los
Dil
5
0
Nausea
Los
Dil
4
2
Allergy
Los
Dil
2
0
Weight Gain
Los
Dil
2
0
Dry Cough
Los
Dil
2
0
Weight Loss
Los
Dil
2
0
Shortness of Breath
Los
Dil
2
3
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Diltiazem and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Losartan and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Dosages
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No methods of use & dosage information found
Tablet: 25 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg
Food Instructions
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Avoid grapefruit juice or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug effect.
Avoid grapefruit juice or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may decrease active drug.
Ingredients
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Diltiazem Hcl , Diltiazem Hcl/Dextrose 5%-Water
Losartan Potassium
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Diltiazem and Losartan: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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