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Cozaar Report: Increased blood pressure dizziness

Cozaar Report: Increased blood pressure dizziness

A following Cozaar side effect report was submitted by a user.

Male patient reported the following Cozaar 50mg side effects :
Increased blood pressure, dizziness

began Rx on 11-19 to replace lisinopril blood pressure rose from 110/70 to 171/107 on 12/02. Dr. increased dosage from 50mg to 100mg daily--result unknown at present.

Medication Dosage: 50mg
Medication Frequency: once daily
Patient Age: 62
Patient Weight: 268
Other medications: prevacid, fish oil, simvastatin, lasix, 81mg aspirin.
Diagnosis: Post surgical prescription to control blood pressure. Cozaar prescribed due to side effects of other drugs
Pre-existing conditions: caucasian, non-smoker, non-drinker, no liver/kidney problems, metal allegy, heart surgery in July for arterial blockage and stable angina.
Hospitalized? No
Life-threatening? No
Disabled? No
Birth Defects? No
Was intervention required to prevent damage? No
Other serious medical events? Yes
Died? No

It is estimated that 1.5 million preventable adverse drug events occur each year. Many more millions of mild adverse drug events occur each year which can affect your health, mental state, and normal everyday functioning. Drug side effects can cause death, disability, and illness.

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