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Has anyone experienced memory problems while taking Losartan?

I've been on Losartan approximately 2 months and now I'm struggling to recall words. Also, noticed increase in joint pain.  I have joint pain in my left index finger but notice soreness in my right hand ring finger since being on  Losartan. 

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  • ann c.04098 Mesirm

    Yes Mesirm, I have noticed I just sit there when a conversation came up and wanted to join in but was literally lost for words so I just listened..  weened myself off Losartan and went back to normal..  Please realize these drigs ALL have side effects that sometimes aren't listed..  It's not you it's the drug....

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  • Jacobjones Mesirm

    Yes, it was very gradual and got worse and worse me. The more memory I lost the less I was able to recognise what was happening, until one day I was in a taxi and I was struggling to remember why i was there. I suddenly had a revelation that is was the losartan that was causing it and stopped immediately. Within three days most of the memory issues had disappeared. However, we are a little over two years on from that and my memory is still not what it was. 

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    • Mesirm Jacobjones

      Thank you.  Are you on any other blood pressure meds?  I've changed from Amlodipine to Lisinopril to Losartan. I'm going to make an appointment with my PCP.  I do not like this drug affecting my memory. 

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