Losartan Hydrochlorothiazide is used for the treatment of high blood pressure. It is also used to reduce the risk of strokes in patients with high blood pressure and a distended heart. Reduced high blood pressure helps to put off strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems. This medicine is the combination of two more medications called losartan and hydrochlorothiazide. Losartan is an angiotensin receptor blocker and works by relaxing blood vessels so that blood can flow without problems. Hydrochlorothiazide is a "water pill" (diuretic) that causes you to make more urine, which helps your body throw out the spare salt and water. It is also used to lessen the risk of stroke in certain patients with high blood pressure. Hyzaar Generic is name of the brand of this medicine. For better and fast effect you need to take it daily at the same time. You need to take this medicine after discussing with to your doctor otherwise it may be unsafe for you.
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Take the dosage according to the doctor’s prescriptions. It is important to follow the dosing timetable set by the doctor to avoid an overdose. Overdose of this medicine can cause some serious effects.
Users may experience some side effects like drowsiness, slow reactions, fatigue, extreme sweating and faintness. If these conditions persist for long time or get worse, talk to your doctor right away.
You should not give this drug to someone else even if he or she has same signs like you. It is dangerous to use this medicine without the recommendation of the doctor. This medicine may have interactions while using it in the blend of other medicines so it is better to share your medical record with your doctor. You should also tell him the medicine that you have used earlier.