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Side effect(s) of Losartan

Read the side effects of Losartan as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Most Frequent - Swelling, abdominal pain, chest pain, nausea, headache, inflammation of pharynx, diarrhea, indigestion, muscle pain, sleeplessness, cough and sinus disorder.

Body as a Whole - Facial swelling, fever and fainting.

Heart - Chest pain, low blood pressure, heart attack, fast heart rate and slow heart rate.

Gastrointestinal - Loss of appetite, constipation, tooth pain, dry mouth, flatulence, stomach inflammation and vomiting.

Blood - Anemia.

Metabolic - Gout.

Musculoskeletal - Arm pain, hip pain, joint swelling, knee pain, shoulder pain, stiffness, joint pain, joint inflammation, muscle weakness/cramp and back pain.

Central Nervous System - Anxiety, incoordination, confusion, depression, dream abnormality, sensory loss, decreased sexual activity, memory loss, migraine, nervousness, tingling, numbness, weakness, burning pain , sleep disorder, drowsiness, tremor and unsteadiness.

Respiratory - Difficulty in breathing, lung inflammation, nose bleed, nose inflammation, respiratory congestion and upper respiratory tract infection.

Skin - Hair loss, skin inflammation, dry skin, redness, flushing, sensitivity to light, itching, rash, sweating and hives.

Eye and ENT - Blurred vision, burning/stinging in the eye, taste perversion, ringing in the ear and decrease in vision.

Genitourinary - Impotence, nighttime urination, urinary frequency and urinary tract infection.

Other Precautions : * Avoid excess dosage.

Drug Name : Losartan

Losartan(Cozaar) generic is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB), prescribed for high blood pressure. It is also used for prevention of stroke, and diabetic nephropathy.
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