losartan, Cozaar (cont.)

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Losartan was approved by the FDA in April 1995.

PRESCRIBED FOR: Losartan is used for:

Losartan may be used alone or in combination with other drugs.

SIDE EFFECTS: Side effects reported included:

Losartan also may cause:

Losartan may reduce kidney function in some patients and should not be used by patients who have bilateral renal artery stenosis (narrowing of both arteries going to the kidneys).

Rare cases of rhabdomyolysis (muscle breakdown) have been reported.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/18/2014

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