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How does Hyzaar treat high blood pressure?

Hyzaar is a combination of two drugs: losartan and hydrochlorothiazide. Losaratan stops the hormone angiotensin II from narrowing the blood vessels, thereby lowering blood pressure. Hydrochlorothiazide is a diuretic, which relieves high blood pressure by flushing fluids from the body.

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