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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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Losartan vs Valsartan

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Other name: Cozaar Cozaar
Other name: Diovan Diovan
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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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Valsartan (Angiotan) is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist (more commonly called an "ARB", or angiotensin receptor blocker), with particularly high Affinity (pharmacology) for the Angiotensin II receptor type 1. By blocking the action of angiotensin, ...
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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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Valsartan (Angiotan) is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist (more commonly called an "ARB", or angiotensin receptor blocker), with particularly high Affinity (pharmacology) for the Angiotensin II receptor type 1. By blocking the action of angiotensin, ...
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in all my muscles, skin sensitivity and flu-like symptoms...
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" ...interest.   I was on valsartan for years with no problems.   However, because of unavailability ...I was switched to losartan 6 weeks' ago.     Since then I have been getting debilitating pains in all my... "

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just been switched from 160mg Valsartan a day to Losartan...
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" I have just been switched from 160mg Valsartan a day to Losartan 50mg a day. I am geting headaches & am... "

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insisted that I switch from Valsartan to Losartan. It...
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" \"My doctor insisted that I switch from Valsartan to Losartan. It has taken my bp from 120/70 to 178/86. It makes my eyes... "

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since the switch two weeks ago i have been feeling dizzy
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" ...Valsartan, switched me to Losartan. since the switch two weeks ago i... "

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reduced amount they pay for my BP medication, Valsartan (80...
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" I just received my first 30 day supply of Losartan (100 mg). Medicare and AARP supplemental insurance have reduced amount they pay for my BP medication, Valsartan (80 mg). It's a pretty expensive ...pill.... "

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dr changed to valsartan, works better no side effects. God...
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" Fay; I couldn't take losartan either because of side ...effects, dr changed to... "

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I was on it having abandoned Valsartan for similar reasons....
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" ...comments though my experiences with Losartan it is that is none too friendly either. I felt incredibly tired and stiff for the ...months or so I was on it having abandoned Valsartan for similar reasons. I... "

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GP prescribed Losartan first, years ago, - and I read that...
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" My GP prescribed Losartan first, years ago,  - ...less precisely targeted than Valsartan and the others.  Didn't describe different mechanism.  But if it works for some, that's good.   It made me... "

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Did have a few mild side effect with Losartan such as...
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" ...well. Was changed from 100MG Losartan to 320 MG Valsartan. Also take Diltiazem. No side ...better so far than Losartan. Did have a few mild side effect with Losartan such as... "

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o that I've taken since I experienced the violent cough w...
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" ...you a different medication......like Diovan (Valsartan) or Cozaar (Losartan). There are probably others, but those are the two that I've taken since I experienced the violent cough when I started... "

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