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  1. Metoprolol, is this possible?
    ... Greetings, After taking Cozaar with only modest success, my Doc finally convinced...

  2. Confused with my BP
    ... be in a range not exactly the same. When got my cozaar reaction & my hands were damaged I could no longer...

  3. Problems with Cozaar?
    ... the toilet. I will most likely do the same with the Cozaar especialy since you mentioned that it can be stopped...

  4. Recommendations for Home BP Testers?
    ... wall monitor because of damage to my hands from Cozaar . My omron-711ac has been working for 3 1/2 yrs with...

  5. Effective BP Meds
    ... taking a diuretic right now. What class of drug is Cozaar ? What are some of the effective diuretics? I was...
    ... beta blocker. I didn't get any decrease in b/p with Cozaar only a drug induced Lupus reaction. Lebetalol needs...

  6. Cozaar side effect?
    ... Some ingredients can interfer with the action of cozaar --pain killers, cough syrups, antiacids, hawthorn, ... haven't "changed" anything, it is possible that the cozaar is elevating your bp's because some people have reported...
    ... CCBs so that is my best drug class. My father was on Cozaar for about 1 years and he liked it a lot (no side effects...
    ... Thanks for your input. I stopped taking the Cozaar 2 days ago and my pressure has actually come down...
    ... except Lipitor and aspirin) and then reintroduced only Cozaar . My BP took a big swing upwards. I added the Lasix ... It really amazed me...I thought that at worst, Cozaar would do nothing... but to see it actually RAISE my...

  7. A way to find out if it is White Coat Hypertension....?
    ... mg. Inderal. These are in addition to my Lasix and Cozaar . It doesn't make any difference in the doctor's...

  8. Lasix & Klor-Con question
    ... 20 Meq for the last 2 years or so along with 50 mg. Cozaar . (Now trying NOTHING...fingers crossed) I LIKE...
    ... myself: I went a month with no drugs than added only Cozaar ...my BP went UP 15 points with the losartan.:) The ... do best on. The reason that I continue to take Cozaar with it is that I have gout and losartan is uricosuric...

  9. Stopped Meds got a 193/79 Need Advise
    ... the Lasix I might as well stop the rather useless Cozaar too. It's going well for me so far except for...

  10. Diovan Pill Pricing...Grrrrr!
    ... splitting...I do the same with the teardrop shaped Cozaar . Split the 160's in half and take one every 18 hours...

  11. Can anyone answer this one
    ... m a cougher so for me it's diuretic (Lasix) + ARB ( Cozaar .) It is possible that even the lisinopril is useless ... enalapril for 6 months with no effect at all. I'd stop my Cozaar but it is useful for preventing potassium excretion...

  12. Low dose beta-blockers
    ... scars to from meds- damaged knees, arms, & hands from Cozaar . Fam...

  13. Avalide and Side Effects on my brain
    ... HCTZ), ask your doctor for samples of a SEPARATE ARB ( Cozaar , Diovan, or Avapro, whichever he has lying around...

  14. Diovan versus Micardis - Which do you like?
    ... I was on Cozaar and was switched to Diovan (insurance formulary problem...

  15. controlling my blood pressure
    ... High Blood pressure for over a year. I have been on Cozaar since Mid December and two weeks ago I increased the...
    ... Tabman, Cozaar is not the storngest drug around and 50 mg. is not...
    ... had vertigo that is why I think it is the medication Cozaar . thanks you for replying!...

  16. Lisinopril and this annoying, unrelenting cough
    ... us are happiest controlling our BP's...my choice is Cozaar and Lasix!...

  17. 4th week on Cozaar
    ... Brenden, That is a VERY small dose of Cozaar , a rather weak ARB. Up it to AT LEAST 50 mg. (the...

  18. Questions about Analipril
    ... telmisartan (MYCARDIS), valsartan (DIOVAN), and losartan ( COZAAR ). Unfortunately none of them is generic yet so...

  19. Can't pass DOT physical - high BP
    ... specific routine is that I normally take a low dose of Cozaar and some Lasix. I double both the day of the test...

  20. Generic Toprol XL Now Available
    ... ARB) to lose patent protection will be Merck & Co.'s Cozaar (losartan) in Spain in 2007. In the US, Cozaar will ... guess we'll start seeing internet ads for Spanish Cozaar soon? I'm afraid to order drugs that way though; I...

  21. Curious if anyone else has this.
    ... Greetings, I have been taking Cozaar for the last 2 weeks with moderate success. My readings ... beta blocker, but I was reluctant, so he put me on Cozaar . He did, though, make a comment that got me wondering...

  22. BP Med. ~ what dosage are you on and what range are you in?
    ... I take 50 mg. Cozaar and 40 mg. Lasix in the morning. My evening BP averages...

  23. Cozaar, so far...
    ... feeling that I'm doing to die. :( I have tried Cozaar but it was killing me, the second day I felt so dizzy ... those meds. You have great readings with 25 mg of Cozaar athough it's a weak drug but your readings are great...

  24. Diovan no longer working
    ... com, I haven't tried Diovan but I tried Atacand and Cozaar , which are in the same drug class as Diovan so nearly...
    ... Benicar then you are not changing a lot. I have used Cozaar and I got a lot of bad side effects then I have used ... I got the same side effects. Atacand, Benicar, Cozaar and Diovan are all in the same drug class and they...
    ... side effects from the same med, my father tried both Cozaar and Atacand with no side effecs and when I tried them...

  25. Lenin, quick question
    ... I take furosemide (and KCl) and a low dose of Cozaar and I get good numbers....

  26. Med Recommendations?
    ... Hello, Everyone is different, I have tried Cozaar (an ARB med) and I felt so sick and tired to the point ... that I couldn't stand up. My father is on Cozaar for about a year and he never felt like that. I was...

  27. New here with a question
    ... on the toprol, took me off the triam and put me on cozaar . I was wondering if the rashes could be because of...
    ... threatening follow up reactions, try taking ONLY the cozaar for several weeks and see if the rash abates. If...

  28. Hyzaar ??
    ... conmbination drug consisting of an ARB (losartan or Cozaar ) plus the diuretic HCTZ (thiazide.) I took both drugs...

  29. high blood pressure in a.m.

  30. High BP medicines and ED, please read and response!
    ... had any negative effects on my sexual function. With Cozaar and Diovan (for the 1'st few weeks) They had a negative...
    ... had any negative effects on my sexual function. With Cozaar and Diovan (for the 1'st few weeks) They had a negative...

  31. To Lenin: BENICAR -HCT
    ... Probably. Don't go with the HYZAAR though ( COZAAR + HCTZ)...it's too weak....

  32. Benicar--hct
    ... of all ARB's I've taken. Much stronger than DIOVAN, COZAAR . I take 10 mg a day. (I split a 20 mg tablet in half ... believe 10 mg of Benicar is much more potent than COZAAR 50mg and DIOVAN 80.. I believe it's best to...

  33. Just wondering...
    ... a pure salt driven hypertensive and take Lasix and Cozaar but the Cozaar only because I have a bundle of it ... Basically: 40 mg. Lasix + 50 mg TWICE per day Cozaar gives me readings of <120/70ONCE per day and I have...

  34. High blood pressure natural cures, enjoy all
    ... the good info. If I can toss out the diuretic and Cozaar after a month, I'll sing your praises. :D:) (I...

  35. Cozaar pain
    ... The only possible link I can think of is that Cozaar is a weak uricosuric...casues expulsion of extra uric ... slight. Most likely there is no connection with the Cozaar . If it goes on, perhaps an echogram of your kidneys...

  36. Question on Cozaar
    ... I have been on Cozaar 3wks now, I don't see any really big change like I ... feel like a guinia pig! Hi, My father was on Cozaar 50 mg for about a year and it was working very good ... are all different, I guess you need to change from Cozaar to something else. Good luck, Michael...
    ... Bill'sgramp, Cozaar is not a strong drug. You can try splitting it in...

  37. High Blood Pressure
    ... Welcome to health boards. I tried a couple of ARBs, Cozaar and Atacand, which are in the same drug class as Avapro...

  38. Question, Cozaar takes 2wks to work?
    ... for it for some reason. I wonder why? Gramps, Cozaar is a high-priced, high profit drug made by Merck and ... Any doctor whose FIRST HBP prescription is for Cozaar is a bad doctor, placing his interests above yours...
    ... doctors, I wouldn't second guess why your doctor chose Cozaar for you. You might want to ask your doctor that question...
    ... treat them real good. To be honest though I asked for Cozaar since a friend at work was on it & sd it was good...

  39. ED with Antihypertensive medicines
    ... am currently fresh on Diovan, but did take Norvasc, Cozaar , Altace, Hyzaar, Lotrel, and maybe couple others....
    ... Cardiazim which I'm using now. Although that before I use Cozaar I have read that it doesn't effect or cause ED at...

  40. Low Potassium and Hypertension
    ... right. So I gave up all HCTZ and went on straight Cozaar . Yet I still felt incredibly fatigued. And the edema...
    ... controlling our BP. Maybe Benicar will be better than the Cozaar ...it usually is. If not, maybe my regimen of Cozaar ... just Lasix-KCl but for the fact that I have a large Cozaar backlog from pill splitting, samples, etc....but when...

  41. CCB's vs ARB's and ACE's
    ... arlmon, I take Cozaar -Lasix and KCl (20 MeQ...800mg potassium.) I think ... the Lasix KCl might ddo the trick when I run out of Cozaar . Sometimes I take 50 mg. C, 40 mg. L ONCE per day ... the salt and my numbers and my weight slide up. Cozaar addition: in some people taking diuretics there is ... counteract the fall in fluid volume from the diuretic...the Cozaar can take care of that. IF I could eat 1,000 mg...
    ... dizzy from all these meds!!! Oh yes, my mom also takes Cozaar among others....

  42. High Blood Pressure and Anemia
    ... medicine less effective? I currently take Labatalol and Cozaar . I'm not sure if the bp medicine has made me anemic...

  43. Lisinopril cough?
    ... takes 15 mg/ once a day of lisinopril, he also takes cozaar and nifedipine PA. Does a lisinopril cause a...

  44. question on water pill/side effects
    ... number one is everyday stress. I also have high bp. Cozaar and altace gave me a dry cough I'm now on bencar and...

  45. Cardio Exercise and BP meds Feedback plez
    ... to impaired concentration. I stopped it then I used Cozaar but I barely was able to walk :(, then I used Atacand...

  46. Safest BP med?
    ... "New is not always better". I have used ARBs like Cozaar and Atacand, they made me feel that I can't even move...

  47. Difference between Micardis and Diovan?
    ... Micardis? I know that Atacand, Avalide, Avapro, Cozaar , Hyzaar and Teveten are all competors. I am applying...
    ... after all there are some strong competitors like Cozaar / Hyzaar, Avapro, Atacand, Benicar and even the lowly...

  48. ARB's Which Ones Are Best?
    ... Hello, I have tried Atacand and Cozaar but I had many side effects, my father tried them...
    ... I've taken only Cozaar (losartan)...few side effects but little usefulness...

  49. Suggestions for 2nd BP medicine.
    ... HCTZ, but it's not enough. My doctor suggested adding cozaar , and lotensin has also been suggested. I'm a very...
    ... on to the ARB's...use Diovan or Benecol instead of Cozaar because losartan is probably the poorest of the ARB...

  50. Nifedipine and blood pressure
    ... syndrome. ) He is taking nifedipine, lisinopril and cozaar . A couple of weeks a go, his doctor raised his dosage...

  51. ZERO Drug Trial (again)
    ... I had been taking Lasix (40-40) and Cozaar (50-50) in two doses a day 12 hours apart. I got ... both. So I decided to lose the diuretic and TRY Cozaar alone...a disaster. After a week of this my systolic ... do right. I really think that my results on ONLY Cozaar were worse than nothing at all and may actually precipitate...
    ... mentioned that you were salt sensitive. You also say Cozaar doesn't help much. I am thinking you might be a low...
    ... might expect. In any case, the BP numbers WITHOUT Cozaar are no worse than WITH ONLY Cozaar. My bodyweight...
    ... I can't take Cozaar without HCTZ for more than 4 days without "bloat city...
    ... Yet my cardio wants me to take the just the Cozaar , because I was becoming hypokalemic on too much HCTZ...
    ... chest. I wasn't expecting any withdrawal effects from Cozaar , but they are a real thing. It's been 6 days and things...

  52. Anyone with adverse reaction(s) to Atacand (ARB) ?
    ... your colon? :D:D I am doing a trial on "just plain Cozaar " and no diuretic. I honestly think my numbers are ... slightly worse WITH the Cozaar than with nothing. More data needed. No other symptoms...

  53. Coq10
    ... 250 mg but it doesn't seem to do anything. I take Cozaar . It doesn't work (for me) unless I take a diuretic...

  54. Anyone take Coreg?
    ... her dose), for congestive heart failure. She takes cozaar for her BP, and other meds as well. She is tolerating...

  55. Cozaar and Avapro question
    ... Maybe his sales rep. works for the makers of cozaar . Some doctors have meds they prefer to prescribe...
    ... particularly "generous" with particular doctors. Thus a Cozaar pusher was probably well rewarded by Merck and thus...
    ... Hi - Does anyone know why a doctor would prescribe Cozaar instead of Avapro when all the medical websites say ... brand for this one) lowers blood pressure better than Cozaar ? Is it that the doctor just doesn't know this or is...
    ... for a thirty day supply. I think she said it was cozaar , a diuretic and a cholesterol med. Boy that's a lot...

  56. ENALAPRIL and/or ANY OTHER ACE INHIBITOR'S SIDE AFFECTS FOR BP MEDS
    ... DIOVAN, perhaps 160 mg. taken once a day. Don't do Cozaar or Hyzaar because losartan tends to be the weakes...
    ... they claim but yes, it is a possible side effect. Cozaar is another ARB which I looked up on that site of patient...
    ... friend's Dr. daughter in law mentioned it along with Cozaar , which I did find, but not too many for that I'm...

  57. Cozaar and Calcium Channel Blockers
    ... cough for so long. Norvasc caused me to retain water. Cozaar didn't cause any problems but it didn't lower my pressure...
    ... I tried Cozaar 50 mg and I couldn't take it for more than few days ... day long, I couldn't live with that. My father takes Cozaar and he likes it so everyone is different. I started...

  58. Beta Blockers and Clonidine
    ... lowering his blood pressure. He was given 100mg of Cozaar today, and is hoping that is going to work. For some...
    ... don't have any experience with clonidine, but on the Cozaar (losartan) issue, I've found it to be much weaker ... numbers aren't good enough, have him add a diuretic. Cozaar isn't a strong drug but the side effects are very...

  59. Can BP on meds go TOO low?
    ... just 50mg labetalol twice a day AND 6 PM: 50mg Cozaar evening: 80mg ASA and 20mg simvastatin Morinng...

  60. Lotensin & Micardis feedback - anyone?
    ... does. Micardis (temisartan) is such a drug, as are Cozaar , Avapro, Atacand, Diovan and a host of others, all...

  61. Latest Trial/Update From Doc's Appt.
    ... floor at any moment), he has agreed to prescribe 50 mg Cozaar and 25 mg HCTZ and to supplement with 10 meg of potassium ... daily. He wants to keep the Cozaar and HCTZ separate so that on days I sweat it out in...

  62. potassium supplementation??
    ... is clear that I can't tolerate Triam/HCTZ with my Cozaar , I'll have to go back to Hyzaar with pot. supplement...
    ... that I was always boderline low (hello???). Put me on Cozaar and Triam/HCTZ, said I was overmedicated. The Triam...
    ... hosipital my potassium went back to 4.0. The dr put me on cozaar 50mg and I have been sending bp reading from home ... last 8 weeks the meds have changed every week, 100mg cozaar , Norvasc from 5 ot 10mg in two weeks, toprol XL from...

  63. Just started Benicar 20mg.
    ... have a problem too with ARBs and ACEs. I have tried Cozaar and Atacand, both are ARBs like Benicar. I got extremely...

  64. Supplements seem to have stopped working. Dr. wants me to use Coreg.
    ... Liz, ARBs are another group of High BP meds like Cozaar , Atacand, Benicar and Diovan. Drs put patients on...

  65. Maxide/Dyazide (HCTZ/Traimetrene) Side Effects?
    ... leaving me hypokalemic. Now I take this and 50 mg Cozaar . I've getting great blood pressure control but the ... Maybe I need to supplement beyond the potassium in the Cozaar and Triam? I have been drinking orange juice and eating...

  66. I need another CCB
    ... personally. I have used it and mixed it with an ARB like Cozaar but it lowered my BP really low...too low. But it...
    ... can you recommend a dosage? by the way, I have tried Cozaar before and I want to say that it made me like drunk...
    ... can you recommend a dosage? by the way, I have tried Cozaar before and I want to say that it made me like drunk...

  67. Is there a BP med w/o side effects becides diuretics?
    ... potassium supplements with them though. Also, cozaar actually worked better for me in comparison to Diovan ... I am now experimenting with a very small amount of Cozaar , about 15 Mg. (if you can believe it splitting) :D...

  68. cozaar side effect question
    ... reciprocator, I've never noticed any odd tastes from Cozaar and it lowers my pusle rate. If it's not helping...

  69. Lasix and Potassium
    ... :) I don't have to go to the dr to change me from Cozaar to Atacand. Thanks, Michael...

  70. This Verapamil sure hits all the right buttons
    ... that I have horsed around with for about a year now. Cozaar , Lasix, Atenolol and Verapamil. Sometime ago I tried...

  71. My Blood Pressure Meds Almost Killed Me!
    ... m overmedicated. Wants to switch me from Hyzaar to Cozaar , cut the dose to 50 mgs and give me Triam/HCTZ to ... on the old one. I don't know if will make it with Cozaar but I have a shot. I wouldn't even mind upping the ... dose of the Cozaar a bit. Doc says I should start feeling better immediately...
    ... chloride daily. Why run the risk of depletion. Hyzaar is Cozaar (losartan) + HCTZ. Losartan IS potassium sparing but...

  72. Need to Switch My Meds, someone help
    ... have been on Plendil, Verapmil, Cardizem (bad palps), Cozaar (then got pg had to come off of it) now Atacand. ...
    ... have been on Plendil, Verapmil, Cardizem (bad palps), Cozaar (then got pg had to come off of it) now Atacand. ...

  73. I've recently switched to cozzar - what to expect?
    ... ones I tried outside of Atenolol. But that is me. Cozaar probably gave me about the lowest grade headache and...

  74. ASPIRIN and BLOOD PRESSURE
    ... Perhaps I've never kad a K+ problem because I also take Cozaar (potassium sparing?) The 20 Meq (800 mg.) K+ sounds...

  75. Medication Side Effects
    ... I recently changed medication to Cozaar 100 mg. Metroprolol 50 ml. twice a day, and Lasix ... is causing terrible sinus problems, I suspect the Cozaar . About half an hour after I take the meds my head...


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