Side effects of Cozaar include:
leg or back pain.
sleep problems (insomnia)
Hypertension: Ocsaar 50 mg is indicated for the treatment of hypertension
Heart failure: Ocsaar 50 mg is indicated for the treatment of heart failure, usually in addition to
diuretics and/or digitalis, if use of an ACE inhibitor is not appropriate.
Switching patients with heart failure who are stable on an ACE inhibitor to Ocsaar 50 mg is not
Renal protection in Type-2 diabetic patients with proteinuria:
Ocsaar 50 mg is indicated to delay the progression of renal disease as measured by a reduction in the
combined incidence of doubling of serum creatinine, end stage renal disease (need for dialysis or renal
transplantation) or death; and to reduce proteinuria.
Reduction in the risk of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in hypertensive patients with
left ventricular hypertrophy:
Ocsaar 50 mg is indicated to reduce the risk of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality as measured by
the combined incidence of cardiovascular death, stroke, and myocardial infarction in hypertensive
patients with left ventricular hypertrophy.
The benefit of Ocsaar 50 mg on the primary deposite endpoint was largely driven by reduction in the
risk of stroke.