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.Side Effect Event date: Tuesday December 2nd 12:00:00 AM
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.
Birth Defects? No
Was intervention required to prevent damage? No
Other serious medical events? Yes
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