Losartan is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist. Losartan keeps blood vessels from narrowing, which lowers blood pressure and improves blood flow. Losartan is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). It is also used to lower the risk of stroke in certain people with heart disease. Losartan is used to slow long-term kidney damage in people with type 2 diabetes who also have high blood pressure. Losartan may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Cozaar is known for keeping blood vessels from narrowing. This improves the pressure of the blood and improves the flow of blood. Patients who use this medication reduce the risk of getting stroke in patients that are suffering from hypertension.
Cozaar (losartan) is a medication used for treating hypertension or high blood pressure. Losartan is the main agent and an angiotensin II receptor antagonist that keeps the blood vessels dilated to lower the blood pressure and promote blood flow. Once the pressure has been normalized, the hypertension condition will be treated. Similarly, by treating high blood pressure (hypertension), stroke and heart attack risks are also reduced significantly.
Cozaar can slow long-term kidney damage in people with diabetes type 2 who have hypertension. But not any patient can be treated with Cozaar, if you are unable to urinate, you should avoid using this drug. The common side effects associated with this drug are pain or burning when urinating, pale skin among others.