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Losartan is a drug used to treat high blood pressure. Losartan blocks the action of chemicals that make blood vessels constrict (get narrower). It is a type of angiotensin II receptor antagonist. Also called Cozaar and losartan potassium.
Significant gender differences in heart disease

Significant gender differences in heart disease

Losartan shows promise in treating Marfan syndrome

Losartan shows promise in treating Marfan syndrome

Novel approaches to hypertension control

Novel approaches to hypertension control

For hypertension patients, preventing or reducing enlarged heart may decrease risk for diabetes

For hypertension patients, preventing or reducing enlarged heart may decrease risk for diabetes

Hypertension drugs may prevent Alzheimer's Disease

Hypertension drugs may prevent Alzheimer's Disease

Reducing enlarged heart decreases risk of heart failure

Reducing enlarged heart decreases risk of heart failure

Preventing enlarged heart reduces heart failure

Preventing enlarged heart reduces heart failure

AUA podium session on stone disease

AUA podium session on stone disease

Losartan can prevent progression of Marfan syndrome

Losartan can prevent progression of Marfan syndrome

Thermal injury induced insulin resistance is associated with the renin-angiotensin system

Thermal injury induced insulin resistance is associated with the renin-angiotensin system

Diabetics benefit less from anti-hypertensive treatment to reduce enlarged heart

Diabetics benefit less from anti-hypertensive treatment to reduce enlarged heart

Valsartan may reduce cardiac illness and death

Valsartan may reduce cardiac illness and death

Further evidence that a class of drugs that lower blood pressure are a treatment option for older people at high cardiovascular risk

Further evidence that a class of drugs that lower blood pressure are a treatment option for older people at high cardiovascular risk