Losar 50mg Tablet 15'S

Hypertension Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

LOSAR 50MG contains Losartan which belongs to a group of medicines known as angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It is used to treat high blood pressure alone or with other blood pressure medicines. It also lowers the chance of stroke in patients with high blood pressure and a heart problem called left ventricular hypertrophy. Lowering blood pressure lowers the risk of strokes and myocardial infarction.

It is indicated for the treatment of diabetic nephropathy with an elevated serum creatinine and proteinuria in patients with type 2 diabetes and a history of hypertension. LOSAR 50MG lowers your blood pressure by relaxing and widening your blood vessels thus making it easier for your heart to pump blood around your body.

Take this medicine according to the dose and frequency as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break the medicine. Before taking, tell your doctor if you have kidney or liver problems. This medicine is not recommended for children less than 6 years of age. The common side effects such as upper respiratory infection, dizziness, stuffy nose, back pain, diarrhea, low blood sugar, chest pain and low blood pressure.

USES OF LOSAR 50MG

  • High Blood Pressure (hypertension)
  • Left Ventricular Hypertrophy due to hypertension
  • Type 2 diabetes with Nephropathy in patients who have or had high blood pressure

HOW LOSAR 50MG WORKS

LOSAR 50MG relaxes and widens the blood vessels. This action lowers the blood pressure and makes it easier for your heart to pump blood around your body.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Take this medicine according to the dose and frequency as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break the medicine. It may be taken with or without food.

SIDE EFFECTS OF LOSAR 50MG

SERIOUS

  • allergic reaction
  • swelling in feet, ankles, or hands, or unexplained weight gain

COMMON

  • upper respiratory infection
  • dizziness
  • stuffy nose
  • back pain
  • diarrhea
  • low blood sugar
  • chest pain
  • low blood pressure

VERY RARE

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HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Diarrhea:

Drink plenty of fluids to avoid dehydration. ORS should be used to prevent dehydration.

Dizziness:

Get up and move around to feel awake, take small naps to edge off the sleepiness. Give your eyes a break to avoid fatigue and eat a healthy food to boost energy.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

Use of this medicine during the 2nd and 3rd trimesters may cause teratogenicity and severe fetal and neonatal toxicity therefore it should be used with caution in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before taking.

BREASTFEEDING

LOSAR 50MG should be used with caution in breastfeeding women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

KIDNEY

LOSAR 50MG should be used with caution in patients suffering from active kidney diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

LIVER

LOSAR 50MG should be used with caution in patients suffering from liver function impairment or active liver diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

ALLERGY

Do not take if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Losartan or any ingredients of this medicine.

OTHERS

Tell your doctor if you had or have a condition such as:

  • diabetes
  • vomiting or diarrhea

INTERACTIONS

Inform your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription or the following:

  • aliskiren
  • potassium supplements
  • salt substitutes containing potassium
  • diuretics
  • non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
  • other medicines to reduce blood pressure

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Losartan
Pharmacological Category :   Angiotensin II Receptor Blocker, Antihypertensive
Therapeutic Indication :  

Hypertension, Management of hypertension

Dosage Forms :   Tablet

MORE INFORMATION

Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

REFERENCES

1. Lionel H. Opie, Marc A. Pfeffer. Inhibitors of the Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System. Drugs for the Heart 8th ed. Philadelphia, PA, 2013. Page – 156-157.

2. KD Tripathi MD. Pharmacokinetics: Membrane, Transport, Absorption and Distribution of Drugs. Essentials of Medical Pharmacology 7th ed. New Delhi, May 2013. Page –506.

3. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. Page - 2304 - 2308.

4. Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp; a subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc.1995; U.S. Food & Drug Administration; [Revised Oct 2018] [Accessed 26 Oct 2020] https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2018/020386s062lbl.pdf

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Kidney function test

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PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1
    Item Weight
    25
    Ingredient
    LOSARTAN 50MG
    Hsn Code
    30049073
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Losar 50mg Tablet 15'S

Losar 50mg Tablet 15'S Mkt: Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd

M.R.P.: Rs.118.60
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