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Old 01-09-2005, 08:42 AM   #1
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Statin Medications

Hi -

I am new to this board. My husband is on Hyzzar. I just your here that Statins can cause anxiety. Well my husband has anxiety and I am now wondering if Hyzzar is a statin drug.

Thank you so much in advance.
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Old 01-09-2005, 10:28 AM   #2
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Re: Statin Medications

Well my husband has anxiety and I am now wondering if Hyzzar is a statin drug.

No, Statins are drugs that lower cholesterol like zocor or lipitor. hyzzar is a combo of an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) + a diuretic.
I had a reaction to one of the ARB combos (avalaide) It was something like anxiety. very hyper with palpations.
Anxiety is a very frightening diease. It can cause HBP and other health problems. It's also hard for some people to control. I've delt with it for most of my life.
Hope he starts to feel better.
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Old 01-09-2005, 11:23 AM   #3
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Re: Statin Medications

Ramie,

I doubt very much that Hyzaar is the cause of your husband's anxiety...maybe PAYING for it is however.:

 
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