Losartan vs Valsartan

Losartan
(Rx)
Valsartan
(Rx)
Losartan is a high blood pressure medication.
Valsartan is a high blood pressure medication.
Satisfaction Score
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2.8
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for High Blood Pressure
2.6
Concern level
2.7
Concern level
2.6
Approval Date
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Not Available
June 26, 2014
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
7,992 Discussions
1,606 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
Valsartan 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
Val
Cough
8
Dizziness
7
Headaches
5
Tiredness
4
Weight Gain
2
Nausea
2
Weight Loss
2
Weakness
2
Dry Cough
2
Shortness of Breath
1
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Losartan
Los
Valsartan
Val
Cough
Los
Val
10
8
Dizziness
Los
Val
7
7
Headaches
Los
Val
6
5
Tiredness
Los
Val
5
4
Nausea
Los
Val
4
2
Allergy
Los
Val
2
0
Weight Gain
Los
Val
2
2
Dry Cough
Los
Val
2
2
Weight Loss
Los
Val
2
2
Shortness of Breath
Los
Val
2
1
Cough
Val
Los
8
10
Dizziness
Val
Los
7
7
Headaches
Val
Los
5
6
Tiredness
Val
Los
4
5
Weight Gain
Val
Los
2
2
Nausea
Val
Los
2
4
Weight Loss
Val
Los
2
2
Weakness
Val
Los
2
0
Dry Cough
Val
Los
2
2
Shortness of Breath
Val
Los
1
2
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Losartan and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Valsartan and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 25 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg
Tablet: 40 mg, 80 mg, 160 mg, 320 mg
Capsule: 80 mg, 160 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
Valsartan
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Losartan and Valsartan: 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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