Cozaar - means for pressure reduction.

Pharmacological action

Cozaar reduces the total peripheral vascular resistance, blood pressure, the pressure in the "small" circle of blood flow and afterload, has a diuretic effect.

Preparations tend to prevent myocardial hypertrophy and in patients with chronic heart failure Cozaar helps to better tolerate exercise.

Judging by the reviews of Cozaar, a single application of the drug minimizes the diastolic and systolic pressure through 6h. Reduces hypotensive effect means during the day. The maximum therapeutic effect of the drug reaches across 3-6ned. after the start of treatment.

Product form

Cozaar release tablets.


The instructions Cozaar indicated that the drug is prescribed for hypertension arterial, chronic heart failure (in combination with cardiac glycosides, diuretics).

Instructions for use Cozaar

Cozaar is taken orally, one p / day. When arterial hypertension daily dose is 50mg (it can be increased to 100 mg, which is taken as one, two times).

If the patient is taking diuretics in high doses, a daily starting dose of Cozaar reduced to 25mg. Patients with liver abnormalities should take a lower dose.

 Cozaar Tablets
 Adjust dose Cozaar for elderly patients, patients with renal disease (even those who are on dialysis) is not required.

In chronic heart failure, Cozaar applied in dosage 12, a p 5mg / day.

Gradually increase the dose every week twice, bringing it to support - 50 mg per day (12, 5-25-50mg).

side effects

Cozaar may cause asthenia, headache, fatigue, insomnia, dizziness, anxiety, drowsiness, headache, ataxia, peripheral neuropathy, memory loss, sleep disturbances, tinnitus, conjunctivitis, nasal congestion, tremor, loss of consciousness, depression, paresthesia, pain throat, rhinitis, dyspnea, upper respiratory tract infection, bronchitis, cough, diarrhea, nausea, abdominal pain, constipation, flatulence, toothache, dry mouth, gastritis, myalgia, cramps, back pain, leg, chest, arthritis, fibromyalgia, arthralgia.

There are reviews of Cozaar, causes anemia, angina pectoris, bradycardia, orthostatic hypotension, palpitations, tachycardia, urinary tract infection, worsening of libido, potency, kidney function, flushing, dry skin, sweating, photosensitivity, rash, hives, itching, swelling, angioedema, fever , gout, hyperkalemia.

With an overdose of Cozaar may change in heart rate, decrease in pressure.

Eliminate the symptoms with the help of forced diuresis, symptomatic therapy.

Contraindications Cozaar

As indicated in the instructions Cozaar is not indicated for children, lactating and pregnant women in dehydration, hypersensitivity, arterial hypotension, hyperkalemia.