Losartan vs Metoprolol

Losartan
(Rx)
Metoprolol
(Rx)
Losartan is a high blood pressure medication.
Metoprolol is a cardiovascular medication (beta blocker).
Satisfaction Score
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2.8
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for High Blood Pressure
2.6
Concern level
2.7
Helpfulness
for High Blood Pressure
2.5
Concern level
1.8
Approval Date
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Not Available
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
7,980 Discussions
26,436 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
Losartan is prescribed for High Blood Pressure and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
#2 for A Fib
#3 for Anxiety
#4 for Tachycardia
#5 for Palpitations
#6 for PVC's
#7 for Arrythmia
#8 for Chest Pain
#9 for Heart Attack
#10 for Migraines
#12 for Angina
#13 for Heart Failure
#14 for Shaking
Metoprolol is prescribed for High Blood Pressure, Tachycardia, Palpitations, PVC's, Arrythmia, Chest Pain and Heart Attack and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. Our data suggest that it is taken for A Fib and Anxiety, although it is not approved for these conditions.
Side Effects and Concerns
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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
Met
Shortness of Breath
4
Depression
3
Nausea
3
Weight Gain
2
Insomnia
2
Weakness
2
Weight Loss
2
Cough
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
Hair Loss
1
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Losartan
Los
Metoprolol
Met
Cough
Los
Met
10
1
Dizziness
Los
Met
7
0
Headaches
Los
Met
6
0
Tiredness
Los
Met
5
0
Nausea
Los
Met
4
3
Allergy
Los
Met
2
0
Weight Gain
Los
Met
2
2
Dry Cough
Los
Met
2
0
Weight Loss
Los
Met
2
2
Shortness of Breath
Los
Met
2
4
Shortness of Breath
Met
Los
4
2
Depression
Met
Los
3
0
Nausea
Met
Los
3
4
Weight Gain
Met
Los
2
2
Insomnia
Met
Los
2
0
Weakness
Met
Los
2
0
Weight Loss
Met
Los
2
2
Cough
Met
Los
1
10
Withdrawal Symptoms
Met
Los
1
0
Hair Loss
Met
Los
1
0
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Losartan and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Metoprolol and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 25 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg
No methods of use & dosage information found
Food Instructions
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Avoid grapefruit juice or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may decrease active drug.
Should be taking the same way every time either with food or on empty stomach because food may alter drug absorption.
Ingredients
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Losartan Potassium
Metoprolol Tartrate, Metoprolol Succinate
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Losartan and Metoprolol: 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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