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  1. Anyone with Benicar or Avapro experience
    ... versions - plain, vanilla (Diovan, Benicar, Avapro, Cozaar ) and HCTZ versions (Diovan HCT, Benicar HCT, Avalide...
    ... or plain Diovan? One of my experiments was Hyzaar ( Cozaar + HCTZ). It was generally tolerable except I gained...

  2. Monotherapy
    ... wrist. I'm SURE my BP will be high all day. I took the Cozaar very early to see if the Angiotensin blocking will...
    ... weight gain. Another thing, if you are going to use Cozaar , you most likely need to take it twice a day. It ... FWIW, I got absolutely zero BP control with Hyzaar ( Cozaar + HCTZ) 50/12.5. However, Benicar 20 mg (no HCTZ...
    ... losartan. I'll find out very quickly if the dose of Cozaar isn't effective as a monotherapy. I have a VERY large ... far back as the pituitary? p.s. This morning's Cozaar first thing on awakening (and weighing) seemed to...
    ... drug than on NONE! It's beginning to look like "just Cozaar " is not an option....
    ... drug than on NONE! It's beginning to look like "just Cozaar " is not an option.Yes, the ARB will make you more...
    ... Since I am not getting good control with 50 mg. Cozaar , I'm going to add 50 more at night...total 100 in...
    ... pretty well established.) Last night I raised the Cozaar to 100 mg split in half doses 12 hours apart. Fifty ... of those things?) Overall, I would RATHER do a Cozaar monotherapy (if good enough) than a thiazide monotherapy...
    ... I added back 50 mg. thiazide (50 HCTZ +50 losartan[ Cozaar ]) and I've shown consistent readings hovering around ... continue with both drugs for a week and then kick the Cozaar for 14 days and see what I get with JUST the thiazide...

  3. Over medicate & die sooner?
    ... learned that in 1999. My current medications are Cozaar 100mg Lopressor 50mg BID and Lasix 20mg BID. I also...
    ... t exercise). You are taking the maximum dose of Cozaar (per a pharm site), but you could be taking 80mg's...

  4. Alternative to Drugs?
    ... XL, which made me really sick. I tried one day of Cozaar and it made me really sick. I went back to Tiazac...

  5. A Little Poll....
    ... Clonidine, Toprol. My present medications are: Cozaar 100mg Lopressor 50mg Lasix 40mg What is the worst ... the best med so far for your high BP? I've been on Cozaar and Lasix since 9/04 and Lopressor was just added...

  6. Anyone Else Lethargic & Tired
    ... I am now on Cozaar 100mg once a day, Lopressor 25mg twice a day, Lasix...

  7. Hydocholrot and Menstrual cycle
    ... Hyzaar is a combination drug. It is a combination of Cozaar and HCTZ. I kind of liked it and had no problems with...

  8. Weight gain with Benicar
    ... ruin this drug for me. In fact, if he had prescribed COZAAR (HYZAAR minus HCTZ), it probably would have worked...

  9. New to diuretics-Help with bad side effects!
    ... lack of side effects, nothing beats the ARB class ( COZAAR , HYZAAR, DIOVAN, AVAPRO, ATACAND)...IF you can get...
    ... bad reaction to Hyzaar and a really bad reaction to Cozaar that sent me to the ER in the middle of the night...

  10. I'm Trying Something
    ... NO CLASSES of drugs!:D A week ago I stopped my cozaar (100mg) + HCTZ(50mg.). My BP climed steadilt for the...
    ... NO CLASSES of drugs!:D A week ago I stopped my cozaar (100mg) + HCTZ(50mg.). My BP climed steadilt for the...
    ... I couldn't tell for 100% certainty if it was the COZAAR or the HCTZ. Probably, the HCTZ was the culprit. ... very well controlled. As you know, Benicar and Cozaar are both ARBs. Unfortunately, I can't comment on ... Cozaar vs. Benicar directly. But, I can say that Benicar ... by itself is way outperforming HYZAAR ( Cozaar + HCTZ) in every aspect of the game. Now, it's possible ... effect that it was wiping out the entire response from Cozaar . I can't say for sure. BTW, I HATE those damn combo...

  11. Water Pills
    ... down the toilet every morning:D:D. With 100 mg. Cozaar (1/2 pill twice a day) and a decent bodyweight, my...

  12. New to your board, with questions.
    ... an ARB (angiotensin receptor blocker like Diovan, Cozaar , Hyzaar, Avapro) plus a diuretic (Hyzaar has it built...

  13. norvasc
    ... Diuretic + ARB ( Cozaar ) for me worked very best of all....

  14. Lifting Weights and High Blood pressure
    ... I find the combination of either 50 mg or 100 mg Cozaar (losartan) and 50 mg. HCTZ treat me well. On RARE...
    ... propranolol) stinks for workouts but the ARB's (like Cozaar , Diovan, Benicar is usually fine.) What did you disagree ... with? dback, Correct, Hyzaar is Cozaar + HCTZ...For several reasons (one biggie that pertains...

  15. Does Anyone Else Feel Like Junk????
    ... could NEVER survive on that kind of drug dosing! Cozaar 100 mg and HCTZ 50mg treats me well and nothing else...

  16. Is my doc a quack?
    ... were in the states you'd be started on Norvasc or Cozaar or something even MORE expensive and get poor results...

  17. What does all this mean?
    ... sleep. Constantly. And it didn't help. Next came Cozaar , which helped mildly, but no more than I could achieve ... hours a day. Then came Hyzaar (which I guess is just Cozaar with a diuretic?). About the same result. Unmedicated...

  18. BP on the up
    ... effects, the angiotensin 2 receptor blockers (ARBS) like Cozaar , Diovan, Benicar etc. are virtually free of them for...

  19. When does everyone take their bp meds?
    ... I take HCTZ and Cozaar (ARB) mid-morning...treats me alright!...

  20. Help need info on bp meds quickly
    ... Hi Lawanna, I take Cozaar (another ARB) and hydrochlorothizide, very similar...

  21. Diovan
    ... Emerald Eyes, Give Cozaar 50 or 100 mg. a try. It's the same drug class as Diovan...

  22. My Experience With Doctors

  23. Any studies on longevity with treated BP
    ... My husband started on Cozaar ( the same class as Diovan) 50 mgs, after being on...

  24. Exercise intolernace and hbp meds
    ... I'm a gym bunnie and pretty much my drug limit is Cozaar + HCTZ. (ARB + diuretic)...anything else makes a good...

  25. knee/leg pain on Diovan?
    ... I take Cozaar (also an ARB). You might be on to something. My knees...

  26. I need help...Pleeze!
    ... antihypertensive efficacy than the ARBs losartan potassium ( Cozaar ), valsartan (Diovan), and irbesartan (Avapro). UNQUOTE...

  27. For Zuzu, JJ and others :)
    ... Eprosartan (Teveten) Irbesartan (Avapro) Losartan ( Cozaar ) Olmesartan (Benicar) Telmisartan (Micardis) ... antihypertensive efficacy than the ARBs losartan potassium ( Cozaar ), valsartan (Diovan), and irbesartan (Avapro). -UNQUOTE...

  28. Plavix -Possible Side Effects - Fever
    ... drugs which I've been taking since the FLOOD are HCTZ, Cozaar , allopurinol, and Lipitor.) I took Norvasc in December...

  29. I'm not even sure what to title this :(
    ... blood pressure medication for a long time. he takes cozaar , monopril and dylakor. The Dr has taken him off cozaar...

  30. Stubborn BP
    ... day) or An Angiotensin II blocker (ARB) such as Cozaar , Diovan, Benicar...etc or A Calcium channel...

  31. Zip or Zuzu-Need Advice Again
    ... working the system! Currently I'm using it solely (no Cozaar ) to determine whether the Cozaar is causing my dry ... had to be the thiazide doing it but a week of ONLY Cozaar had me dry as ever....sometimes so bad I need to nearly...

  32. Question to Diovan Users
    ... I'm not raving about Diovan (or Cozaar , which I take). They are severely limited in their...

  33. Is the Atenolol causing all this???
    ... drugs around. Personally I think a diuretic/ARB like Cozaar (or Diovan, Atacand, Micardis) and HCTZ or indeed...

  34. Hello, I am new to this board. I was put on DiovanHCT
    ... lAura, I get a substantial BP lowering from Cozaar , but it surprised me because, as viper said, it's ... not usually a pronounced lowering. (Maybe Cozaar does it and Diovan doesn't??) Zuzu will know....
    ... heart rate has not been affected at all. The ARBs ( Cozaar , Diovan, Benicar, etc) do not normally affect heart...

  35. side effects
    ... everyone my hubby had atenolol 50mg added to the 100mg cozaar he already takes, about a week ago. He says he feels...

  36. Oral Contraceptives and high blood pressure
    ... mg maxide pill for about 4 years. I tried Toprol, Cozaar , and diuretics and perhaps one other medicine before...

  37. fuzzy head
    ... hypertension for 2 years and recently started taking 100mg cozaar (was taking 50mg) twice daily, although there aren...
    ... annoying head at the lower dosage. 200 is really a LOT of Cozaar !...
    ... replying so quickly. I meant to say he is taking 50mg cozaar twice per day. He has already tried 25mg atenolol ... nephrologist insists he treats it, been taking the cozaar just over a week before the headache and funny head ... strange at first and that its only temporary with cozaar . emma...
    ... scontinued the GLASSES! Anyway, Have hubby try 50 mg. Cozaar once a day and check for lightheadedness....
    ... atenolol and told him its not a good idea to reduce the cozaar and to let his body adjust to the meds. He still has...

  38. A Typical Day On Meds.
    ... And have you ever tried the ARBs- Diovan, Benicar, Cozaar , Micardis, Atacand, Avapro et al? They have virtually...

  39. Insurance won't cover Micardis......but
    ... experience zero side effects on whichever one you go with. Cozaar is the oldest of the three. Tried and true. But I ... there was a head-to-head comparison of Avapro and Cozaar . Both effective, but Avapro had a very slight edge ... doses were needed to achieve desired BP than with Cozaar . I'm all the old adage "less is more". Less of ANY ... be more "renoprotective" (kidney protective) than Cozaar . I myself am on Diovan...same class... (and like ... reluctant to fool around, even though realistically, Cozaar or Avapro will probably do me just fine. I may switch...
    ... Phantom, Go with the insurance company. Cozaar or Avapro are very comparable drugs. Paying for a...
    ... ALL the brand name drugs we've discussed, but only Cozaar and Avapro are on their "preferred" formulary list ... If I chose to go with their "preferred" Avapro or Cozaar , they would give me a so-called "break" and charge...

  40. Low systolic/high diastolic?
    ... receptor blockers (ARBS) such as Diovan, Benicar, Cozaar , Atacand etc. are virtually side effect free. I'm...

  41. Diovan with Norvasc- Help?
    ... or a diuretic alone) is a good idea. My current: Cozaar and HCTZ never gives me any trouble (as long as I...

  42. Docs BP Equip. Ever Calibrated? +Inderal ?
    ... remain skeptical though because I've taken 100 mg Cozaar , 80 mg. Inderal, 100 mg. HCTZ, and 10 mg Norvasc for...

  43. Need advice on tapering off toprol
    ... hilery, You might try an ARB like Cozaar or Diovan (and tons more). They lower BP only very...
    ... hilery, You might try an ARB like Cozaar or Diovan (and tons more). They lower BP only very...
    ... You might try an ARB like Cozaar or Diovan (and tons more). They lower BP only very...
    ... diosncratic, but I get a 10-20 BPM lowering by taking just Cozaar (losartin.) I'm with the cardiologist; I wouldn ... giving more palatable:D:D:!) I just re-started the Cozaar (Couldn't keep below 140 with nothing...DRAT -More ... weight loss needed) Anyhoo: Heart rate no cozaar : 3/12: 86, 86, 89 3/14: 82 Re-Re-Re-ReStarted cozaar...
    ... diosncratic, but I get a 10-20 BPM lowering by taking just Cozaar (losartin.) I'm with the cardiologist; I wouldn ... quite a fair bit of market share (assuming you can get Cozaar at a lower/equivalent price to the beta blockers! ... within the "normal range". I just re-started the Cozaar (Couldn't keep below 140 with nothing...DRAT -More ... weight loss needed) Anyhoo: Heart rate no cozaar : 3/12: 86, 86, 89 3/14: 82 Re-Re-Re-ReStarted cozaar ... with my cardiologist when I next visit about this Cozaar thingy (assuming I can get it where I live of course...

  44. children with high blood pressure
    ... this, and its making me crazy. She is on 50 mg of Cozaar for the HBP, and also propranolol for migrains. But...
    ... MEDICATION...more likely the propranolol than the Cozaar since the latter has very few side effects. Betas ... for migraine but for better BP control? Would the Cozaar alone be enough for the HBP? zuzu xxx...
    ... problem is that NOBODY ON THE PLANET has ever taken Cozaar or a beta blocker for 70 years. The long term effects...
    ... MEDICATION...more likely the propranolol than the Cozaar since the latter has very few side effects. Betas ... for migraine but for better BP control? Would the Cozaar alone be enough for the HBP? zuzu xxx Hi...
    ... problem is that NOBODY ON THE PLANET has ever taken Cozaar or a beta blocker for 70 years. The long term effects...

  45. Need question answered
    ... blocker, in the same class as Benicar, Diovan, Atacand, Cozaar , Avapro etc. Of all the BP drugs available, this class...
    ... blocker, in the same class as Benicar, Diovan, Atacand, Cozaar , Avapro etc. Of all the BP drugs available, this class...

  46. Switching Within A Class. Success?
    ... my limited personal experience (100 mg. and 50 mg. Cozaar ), 10 points would be an absolute maximum on systolic...
    ... are exactly the same as the published numbers for Cozaar (losartan), soo birds of a feather... Anyhoo, at...

  47. weight gain??
    ... something to look forward too? I'm currently on 50mg of cozaar once a day. Thanks :)...
    ... Cozaar won't cause much weight gain, if any. The main...

  48. Cozaar!!!!
    ... like crazy from enalapril (Vasotec). The switch to Cozaar (losartan) just about eliminated the cough....very ... rise. If you get enough BP control you'll like Cozaar ....
    ... Hello: I am hoping someone has good news about cozaar . I started off with an ace inhibitor and developed ... pressure but was great for the cough. Today I was put on cozaar 50mg and hoping that this cough does not show up again ... with "the cough" and then put on an angiotensin II ( cozaar ) and had better results? Thanks, jdogadams :) ...
    ... I use Benicar which is another ARB like Cozaar . Works great. No problems....

  49. NasalCrom Helps Ace inhibitor Cough
    ... receptor blocker) such as Diovan, Atacand, Benicar, Cozaar , etc, with very good results and no cough! Worth investigat...
    ... receptor blocker) such as Diovan, Atacand, Benicar, Cozaar , etc, with very good results and no cough! Worth investigat...

  50. frustrated with lack of progress
    ... your ARB? I like the drug class but if I take Cozaar alone, it's really not good for much more than 10...

  51. Dry Mouth Side Effect
    ... without the beta blocker. Yesterday I doubled the Cozaar to 100 mg. (to cover for the absent thiazide). Been ... taking Cozaar daily for 5 years and never suspected it. So today ... and tomorrow and maybe Wednesday, NO Cozaar - nothing but 50 mg HCTZ....we shall see. Gee, I ... HOPE it's not the Cozaar because I've stockpiled several years worth:(. ... ANYBODY had this problem with any of the ARB's? If Cozaar isn't found to be the culprit, then the test will...
    ... swallowing" this (har har) for the entire 5 years on Cozaar ? Cozaar does have a side effect of dry mouth and...
    ... s really been only a year or two of dry mouth and Cozaar since '98. I thought about the open mouth and if the...

  52. Magnesium Suppliments
    ... honest I can run a potassium defeciency even with Cozaar (and a low dose thiazide). Last hospital visit they...

  53. I just purchased an automatic BP cuff
    ... ngiotensin 2 receptor blockers, (ARBs). BRAND names include Cozaar , Benicar, Diovan, Atacand, Avapro, Micardis, Teveten...

  54. lisinopril vs ARB?
    ... therefore, gave me the option of lisinopril diovan (or cozaar , avapro). Any thoughts on the best of the bunch. My...
    ... insurance companies give you a better break with Cozaar . I'm on Diovan and it works great for me...but it ... plan's "preferred" formulary list, so I pay more. Cozaar is on "the list" but it took me so long to finally...
    ... insurance companies give you a better break with Cozaar . I'm on Diovan and it works great for me...but it ... plan's "preferred" formulary list, so I pay more. Cozaar is on "the list" but it took me so long to finally...
    ... Then you have no choice but to try the ARB. I take Cozaar and don't LOVE it but it's side effect free (but expensive...
    ... What is ARB. Also what type of drug is Cozaar . I take an ACE inhibitor, lisinopril. It is suppose...
    ... Then you have no choice but to try the ARB. I take Cozaar and don't LOVE it but it's side effect free (but expensive...
    ... What is ARB. Also what type of drug is Cozaar . I take an ACE inhibitor, lisinopril. It is suppose ... Verapamil= CCB (calcium channel blocker) Avapro= ARB... Cozaar and Diovan are it's sisters. Lisinopril= ACE inhibitor...

  55. Is anyone happy with lisinopril?
    ... of the ARB's (angiotensin receptor blockers...like Cozaar , Hyzaar or Diovan); more expensive and somewhat less...
    ... of the ARB's (angiotensin receptor blockers...like Cozaar , Hyzaar or Diovan); more expensive and somewhat less...

  56. Weird pulse changes -- no explanation
    ... wretched stuff. I am going back to my old way- a little Cozaar , a little thiazide and a liittle morning propranolol...

  57. Headaches
    ... headaches. The original medication that I was on was 50mg Cozaar twice a day but my new doctor said that was not a...

  58. Most Of These B/P Meds ....
    ... blockers (ARBs) with your doctor. That would be Diovan, Cozaar , Atacand etc. These have the LEAST side effects of...
    ... significantly better at lowering BP than the older COZAAR , even though they're in the same class. If you are...
    ... Newsflash! Was doing some ARB research and it seems that COZAAR 's (Losartan) “dose-response relationship” is minimal ... other ARBs. This means that if a patient starts on Cozaar at the recommended initial dose (50mg daily) and blood ... Diovan, Benicar, Atacand...any of the others! Not Cozaar ....
    ... about Lotrel. All stuff to talk over with new doc. Cozaar not quite as effective at lower doses than the other ... ATACAND to state that their drug is more effective than Cozaar , after the CLAIM studies came out. Bottom line: If ... you go onto an ARB, I would choose any but Cozaar . zuzu xx...

  59. switch from altace to diovan
    ... chaser....yummy. My cardiologist just pulled me off Cozaar ...he said it's just a weak class of drugs (I agree...
    ... it is superior to Merck's high blood pressure drug COZAAR (losartan). In making the decision, the FDA agreed ... clinical results showed Atacand performed better than Cozaar . Interesting, no? zuzu xx...
    ... zuzu, Interesting, yes! But increasing the Cozaar claims of 10 ish systolic reduction to 12ish won't ... humanly possible. I'll have to go back to 100 mg. Cozaar , 50 mg Atenolol, and 25 mg HCTZ til I see him....If...
    ... and get off the ccb NOW. Regarding Atacand vs. Cozaar : This is the abstract from the CLAIM studies in ... Candesartan Cilexetil) Significantly More Effective Than Cozaar (Losartan) In Lowering Blood Pressure" Results ... blood pressure than the most prescribed ARB losartan ( Cozaar ®, Merck) when dosed once-daily. In the CLAIM Studies...

  60. question about multiple meds
    ... calcium channel bvlocker) told me to discontunie the cozaar and continue the thiazide. I know if i went to another...

  61. Need Advise On Arb's
    ... Emerald, I take Cozaar , 50 or 100 mg. Can't really get much control with...

  62. HIGH BLOOD PREASSURE & SEX???
    ... I am about 40 ponts overweight. I started taking Cozaar which didn't include a diuretic but it wasn't lowering...
    ... I am about 40 ponts overweight. I started taking Cozaar which didn't include a diuretic but it wasn't lowering...

  63. Is anyone taking Cozaar?
    ... i also take 50mg of cozaar , combined with Metoprolol...i had been taking the ... about a month and a half before i was told to add the cozaar ...i was skeptical about taking it at first, but the...
    ... Well I have been taking cozaar now for 10 days...what a difference!!!...I feel more...
    ... Well I have been taking cozaar now for 10 days...what a difference!!!...I feel more ... to hear that things are going well for you on the Cozaar ...i stopped taking it about a week ago and i don't...
    ... blood pressure pill for you? How long were you on cozaar ? Hope your doing ok...when you were on cozaar...
    ... blood pressure pill for you? How long were you on cozaar ? Hope your doing ok...when you were on cozaar...

  64. Altace and Cough
    ... angiotensin 2 receptor blockers (the ARBs), like Diovan, Cozaar , Atacand, Avapro, Benicar. They are often prescribed...

  65. Ace inhibitor and cough
    ... free, only less cough-causing. I cough a little from Cozaar (another ARB.) Give a trial with thiazide and see...

  66. Diltaizem
    ... had to add maxide. (I had previously tried Toprol, Cozaar , and one other bp med, but they had all completely...
    ... the withdrawals of this drug are? I took [SIZE=3] Cozaar [/SIZE] for just about 1 ½ years just stopped taking ... [SIZE=3] Cozaar [/SIZE] at the same time what withdrawal are there...

  67. Headaches/symptoms
    ... vision. It finally got better and my BP came down using Cozaar . My new insurance does not want to pay for the Cozaar ... headache and neck pain also came back. I am back on Cozaar (at my own expense $116.00) but I am starting to feel...

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  1. opinions sought-Do I need statin?
    ... The allopurinol and the COZAAR (a uricosuric antihypertensive) take care of it and...

  2. New Numbers
    ... stopped taking CoQ-10 a couple months ago. Lasix and Cozaar for hypertension control. I am getting rather intense...

  3. Splitting Pills
    ... some weird shaped ones you can't (I'm thinking of Cozaar here Lipitor and Zocor are very easy...
    ... some weird shaped ones you can't (I'm thinking of Cozaar here Lipitor and Zocor are very easy...

  4. Results of bloodtest are in, need advice....
    ... to have some blod work done. The doc put me on Cozaar for my blood pressure. it has since dropped to about...
    ... to have some blod work done. The doc put me on Cozaar for my blood pressure. it has since dropped to about ... for cholesterol is a lousy combo, but hopefully the Cozaar will help the BP, then U can concentrate on getting...

  5. Express Scripts new formulary for 2006
    ... med is also coming off, Avapro, and replaced with Cozaar and Diovan. When I checked the cash prices, Avarpo...
    ... med is also coming off, Avapro, and replaced with Cozaar and Diovan. When I checked the cash prices, Avarpo...

  6. Any thoughts????
    ... nauseated, and body aches. Horrible. Then we tried Cozaar , and OH MY GOD, my muscles in my legs and back twisted...

  7. Vytorin Experience
    ... pain and I think I am able to turn it on and off with Cozaar (jury is still out.) Perhaps your Diovan was causing...

  8. Hello...I have high LDL
    ... the list for Lipitor! I just got done with reading Cozaar because of the screetching pain in my knee after taking...


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