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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 7,875
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Hydrochlorothiazide 4,396
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Lisinopril vs Losartan

Lisinopril
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Losartan
Other name: Zestril Zestril
Other name: Cozaar Cozaar
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2.3
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Concern level
3.9
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1.0
Concern level
3.8
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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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Nausea
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Weight Gain
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Headaches
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Allergies
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Weight Gain
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Shortness of Breath
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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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had dizzy spells, lack of concentration, then the dry cough...
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" 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...
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" ...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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was 147/90. Tried Lisinopril, very allergic with much sinus...
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" ...Blood pressure was 147/90. Tried Lisinopril, very allergic with much sinus drainage and cough it took 3 months to get rid of. Controlled blood pressure well, and actually relieved erectile... "

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because Lisinopril gave me a nagging dry cough. 40...
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" 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... "

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to work as well as lisinopril. Lisinopril makes me cough
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" My primary care physician switched me from lisinopril to losartan (same strength). I have ...as well as lisinopril. Lisinopril makes... "

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my primary care just switched my meds from 5 mg lisinopril...
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" ...a year now and have experienced a dry cough, my primary care just switched my meds from 5 mg lisinopril to 50mg losartan is that... "

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hair falling out is a side effect of Lisinopril so he's...
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" April I'm on Lisinopril and my hair is ...hair my doctor says hair falling out is a side effect of... "

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two. The lisinopril gave me a dry hacky cough too and as...
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" I was given lisinopril in place of losartan ...between the two. The lisinopril gave me a dry hacky cough too and as soon ...the year came I went back to the... "

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ut had to discontinue lisinopril due to a chronic cough...
" ...old daughter was on lisinopril for a year to protect her kidneys but had to discontinue lisinopril due to a chronic cough ....She was switched to losartan after now after 1 month of being on 50 mg... "

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Losartan is the usual choice when Lisinopril causes a cough
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" ...would try it. I was coughing on Lisinopril and switched to Losartan, and the cough went away completely, and it does a good job of controlling my BP. Switching to Losartan is the... "

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