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Is losartan a diuretic

Updated: 9/6/2023
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One of the side effects [rare?] of this drug is listed as more frequent or larger amount of urine passing.

I noticed this on first use and will see if it persists as an ongoing problem, or not.

Definitely as strong as a normal diuretic drug- for me.

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It is not designed as a diruetic, however that may be a side effect for some people. Losartan is only designed to lower blood pressure - nothing more.

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