Compare Mavik vs. Losartan

Head-to-head comparisons of medication uses, side effects, ratings, and more.

Mavik
(trandolapril)

Cozaar
(losartan)

Coming soon.Lowers blood pressure. Cozaar (Losartan) is a good blood pressure-lowering medicine that protects kidney function like an ACE inhibitor, but with fewer side effects.
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Coupons for Mavik
Best available price for 30 (4mg) tablets of trandolapril
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Best available price for 30 (50mg) tablets of losartan
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Reviews for Mavik (trandolapril)
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Reviews for Cozaar (losartan)
57%
+57% better vs. Mavik (trandolapril)
48%
+48% better vs. Mavik (trandolapril)
16%
-16% worse vs. Mavik (trandolapril)
535 reviews
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Side effects
MavikLosartan

We haven’t found good data for Mavik side effects.

FDA side effect reports for Mavik »
  • Upper respiratory infection 1%
  • Dizziness 1%
  • Back pain 1%
  • Nasal congestion 1%
  • Urinary tract infection 6%
  • Diarrhea 5%
  • Muscle weakness/fatiguea/fatigue 4%
  • Low red blood cells 3%
  • Low blood sugar 4%
  • Back pain 2%
More Losartan side effects »
How it works
MavikLosartan
Coming soon.Cozaar (Losartan) is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It blocks a chemical that tightens blood vessels. This makes blood vessels relax, which lowers blood pressure and allows more blood and oxygen to get to your heart and other organs.
Type of medication
MavikLosartan
Prescription only
Available as
MavikLosartan
  • Pill
  • Pill
Used for
MavikLosartan
  • Congestive Heart Failure Hypertension Impaired Left Ventricular Function Myocardial Infarction With Complication
Risk factors for serious side effects
MavikLosartan
    Coming soon.
    • Women of childbearing age
    • Concurrent liver disease
    • Current kidney problems
    • Medicine that increase potassium
    • Use of salt substitute
    Detailed Cozaar (losartan) risks & warnings »
    Pregnancy

    Research studies with real people found harmful effects on unborn babies, but the benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

    Research studies with real people found harmful effects on unborn babies, but the benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

    Kidneys and liver
    MavikLosartan
    No kidneys and liver related info.
    • Protects kidney function, which is especially useful for people with diabetes or mild-to-moderate kidney disease.
    • Requires routine blood tests to check kidney function.
    Upsides and benefits
    MavikLosartan
    Coming soon
    • A first-choice blood pressure treatment for many people.
    • Lowers the risk of heart attack and stroke.
    • Similar to ACE inhibitors (like Lisinopril), with fewer side effects like cough and swelling.
    • Protects kidney function, which is especially useful for people with diabetes or mild-to-moderate kidney disease.
    • Recommended for anyone with heart failure since it lowers the risk of death and further damage to your heart.
    Downsides and risks
    MavikLosartan
    Coming soon
    • Requires a yearly blood test to see how the medicine is affecting your body.
    • Not safe to use if you're pregnant.
    Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication
    MavikLosartan
    Coming soon
    • Can cause dizziness in the first few days.
    • Check your blood pressure 1 week after starting this medicine, and tell your doctor if it hasn't improved.
    • Tell your doctor about any dizziness, fatigue, cough, or throat irritation that doesn't go away.
    • Requires routine blood tests to check kidney function.
    • Don't take it if you're pregnant.
    Learn more
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