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Losartan vs Micardis

Losartan
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Micardis
Other name: Cozaar Cozaar
Other name: Telmisartan Telmisartan
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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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Telmisartan (International Nonproprietary Name) is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist (angiotensin receptor blocker, ARB) used in the management of hypertension. It is marketed under the trade name Micardis (by Boehringer Ingelheim), among othe...
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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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Telmisartan (International Nonproprietary Name) is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist (angiotensin receptor blocker, ARB) used in the management of hypertension. It is marketed under the trade name Micardis (by Boehringer Ingelheim), among othe...
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he immediately started to gain weight and now has numbness...
" My husband was switched from Micardis to Losartan and he immediately started to gain weight and now has numbness in his left leg, ...never had those symptoms on Micardis. Anyone else... "

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in half easily as it is a long shaped pill. This works...
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" I was prescribed 40mgs of micardis for hpb. Since the micardis was so expensive and hard to get out of those plastic capsules I switched to losartan. 100 mgs was prescribed ...half a pill. The losartan... "

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cough. Then he switched me to losartan. Been on this...
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" \"Had taken Micardis. Worked very well. Then ...a terrible cough. Then he switched me to losartan. Been on this a ...and cough is much worse. I did not have a problem... "

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herapy. Could the Losartan have caused this. I say yes a...
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" ...and the changed to Micardis. In all the time I felt as? ... if something was wrong in the pelvic area. Foind out after many doctors that I had pelvic floor muscle spasms. Now have to have ...physical... "

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my doctor switched me to Micardis/Losartan. This was before...
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" I've been on Losartan for years, maybe 12 years. I've never had an side effects from it. I'm on ...angioedema, so then my doctor switched me to Micardis/Losartan. This was before I was diagnosed with... "

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equivalent and an eqivalent. * Anyway, Losartan works...
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" ...generic I found out) for Micardis that my doctor gave me ...is Losartan HCTZ. * I think there must be a fine line between a generic equivalent and an... "

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nymore. Dr switched me to Losartan (shown in trials not to b...
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" ...pay for it anymore. Dr switched me to Losartan (shown in trials not ...talking 170ish/95ish high, consistently! Told my Dr last week that he could request my insurance cover the Micardis by showing them... "

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COZAAR) 50MG TAB to help protect the kidneys from damage d...
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" Do you need Micardis My blood pressure med is being switched to LOSARTAN (COZAAR) 50MG TAB to help protect the kidneys from damage due to diabetes. I ...a 90 day supply of Micardis. They are by... "

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to my Rheumy, and Loot, Micardis saved my life in my...
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" ...have EDS, according to my Rheumy, and Loot, Micardis saved my life in my early 40's, ...have been a massive CVA....that's Losartan, btw. I'm doing... "

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er than Micardis' long-acting effect, there really isn't any...
" ...paying through their noses. Is it more effective than generic Losartan? What am I not understanding ...as I know, other than Micardis' long-acting effect, there really isn't anything that much better... "

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