Cozaar Uses

How Does Cozaar Work?

Cozaar is part of a class of drugs called angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs for short). As the name of the drug class implies, Cozaar blocks angiotensin II receptors. This decreases the effectiveness of a chemical known as angiotensin II, which normally causes blood vessels to narrow (constrict). By blocking the effects of angiotensin II, Cozaar causes blood vessels to relax, which can lower blood pressure.

Cozaar Uses in Children

Cozaar has been approved for use in children ages six and older for the treatment of high blood pressure.

Off-Label Cozaar Uses

On occasion, your healthcare provider may recommend Cozaar for treating a condition other than those listed above. This is called an "off-label" use. At this time, there are no universally accepted off-label Cozaar uses.
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