Just started taking Losartan, how long does it take to start working?

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I was diagnosed with stage 1 hypertension a couple days ago (my blood pressure has been consistently in the 140s, as high as 155 range past few months and i'm 20 years old and otherwise fit/healthy) and was prescribed Losartan. However, after two days of taking it, i've seen little difference in my blood pressure and y headaches remain. 

Anybody know how long it took before seeing a difference? Thanks. 

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    I was wondering how the losartan is working for you since it has been 8 months since posting? I was prescribed 25mg yesterday as I was taking lisinopril and developed "the cough" today is my first day with the losartan, so far I can still feel the headache but not as bad as last several days......

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      Hey Rusty, i started taking losartan a week ago, it didn't take long to see the difference in my bp readings, but even though my bp is under control im having symptoms like lightheadeness and dizziness, im not sure if its because of the medication cause I was already feeling like that when I went to the doctor so im waiting to see if it goes away since I read they could be side effects and they could last for a while at the beginning of the treatment.

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