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Are there any risks in taking Hyzaar?

There are many potential risks in taking Hyzaar, a combination drug that treats high blood pressure, or hypertension. It is important to discuss these and any other risks with your doctor before taking this medicine. Sometimes the potential benefits are outweighed by the risks. Hyzaar can cause birth defects and other problems for your baby if this drug is taken during pregnancy. It is important to see how you react to this medicine before doing anything dangerous like driving or operating machinery. Exercise and hot weather can cause side effects like fainting and dehydration. Alcohol can also increase these side effects.

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