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What does Losartan do?

• Used to treat hypertension and kidney damage in people with type 2 diabetes.
• Blocks vasoconstricting and aldosterone-secreting effects of angiotensin II by preventing angiotensin II from binding to receptor sites.• Does not produce ACE cough.


Adverse effects of Losartan?

Upper respiratory infections, dizziness, and diarrhea.
• No serious adverse effects in normal dosing.