How it works
Losartan is used in the treatment of hypertension and heart failure.
It may also lower the risk of stroke and heart attack.
Chlorthalidone is used in hypertension, heart failure, edema (Fluid retention) and kidney stone.
Common side effects
Losartan is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It works by relaxing blood vessels which lower the blood pressure and also reduces the workload of the heart.
Chlorthalidone is a thiazide diuretic. It lowers blood pressure and fluid retention in edema by removing the extra water and electrolytes from the body.