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Has anybody had weight gain problems with them.. Also has anybody been put on them to help the blood to pump round the heart better..

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    natalie70181...first of all, I've never heard of anyone taking Losartan for the purpose of helping blood pump round the heart better. Losartan is a bp medication, which is intended to lower bp. Whenever bp is lowered, the heart doesn't labour as much..which of course is a good thing. As for weight gain, it's quite possible., but if you've gained a fair bit of weight but have only been taking the Losartan for a short period of time, it's likely not the Losartan.

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    I've been taking Losartan for a couple of months now. I am taking it because I had the dreaded ACE cough so my doctor switched me to Losartan for high BP. As far as weight gain goes, I can't really say that I have gained any real amount of weight, what I have found is my weight seems to fluctuate a couple of pounds either way every couple of weeks, but no real gain.

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