Losartan vs Micardis

Losartan
(Rx)
Micardis
(Rx)
Losartan is a high blood pressure medication.
Micardis is a high blood pressure medication.
Satisfaction Score
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2.8
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.0
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for High Blood Pressure
2.6
Concern level
2.7
Helpfulness
for High Blood Pressure
1.9
Concern level
2.5
Approval Date
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Not Available
November 10, 1998
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
7,980 Discussions
2,141 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 Stroke
#3 for Heart Attack
Micardis is prescribed for High Blood Pressure and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
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
Mic
Cough
6
Dizziness
6
Tiredness
5
Weight Loss
4
Headaches
4
Weight Gain
3
Depression
2
Allergy
2
Hair Loss
2
Cancer
2
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Losartan
Los
Micardis
Mic
Cough
Los
Mic
10
6
Dizziness
Los
Mic
7
6
Headaches
Los
Mic
6
4
Tiredness
Los
Mic
5
5
Nausea
Los
Mic
4
0
Allergy
Los
Mic
2
2
Weight Gain
Los
Mic
2
3
Dry Cough
Los
Mic
2
0
Weight Loss
Los
Mic
2
4
Shortness of Breath
Los
Mic
2
0
Cough
Mic
Los
6
10
Dizziness
Mic
Los
6
7
Tiredness
Mic
Los
5
5
Weight Loss
Mic
Los
4
2
Headaches
Mic
Los
4
6
Weight Gain
Mic
Los
3
2
Depression
Mic
Los
2
0
Allergy
Mic
Los
2
2
Hair Loss
Mic
Los
2
0
Cancer
Mic
Los
2
0
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Losartan and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Micardis and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 25 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg
Tablet: 20 mg, 40 mg, 80 mg
Food Instructions
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Avoid grapefruit juice or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may decrease active drug.
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Losartan Potassium
Telmisartan
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Losartan and Micardis: 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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