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Alsartan 25mg Tablet

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By ARISTO PHARMACEUTICALS PVT LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
27.2*
MRP 32.00
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Losartan(25.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
Anti-hypertensive

Medical Description

The composition of Alsartan 25mg Tab includes the main ingredient losartan, which is an anti-hypertensive medicine. The medicine is used to decrease the pressure in the blood vessels.

Uses of Alsartan 25mg Tab

Alsartan 25mg Tab is used for high blood pressure, heart failure and diabetic nephropathy.

Contraindications of Alsartan 25mg Tab

  • Allergy to this medicine or a similar medicine
  • Renal artery stenosis

Side effects of Alsartan 25mg Tab

  • Decreasing blood pressure
  • Fatigue and weakness
  • Low blood sugar levels
  • Vertigo or spinning
  • Dizziness
  • Abnormal kidney functions
  • Anaemia

Precautions and Warnings of Alsartan 25mg Tab

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the medicine during pregnancy?
A:
The medicine is deemed harmful for the developing foetus and is not recommended during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the medicine while breastfeeding?
A:
It is not advised to prescribe the medicine to a breastfeeding mother.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the medicine}?
A:
If dizziness is persistent, avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the medicine?
A:
Consumption of alcohol along with this medicine results in the lowering of blood pressure. Extreme low blood pressure can result in hypotension.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
You have a history of angioedema or heart blockage

Mode of Action of Alsartan 25mg Tab

How Does It Work?

The medicine works by inhibiting the function of angiotensin II, which contracts the blood vessels. The medicine blocks the function of angiotensin II, resulting in the blood vessels relaxing back to normal width, and lowering the pressure in the vessels and the heart.
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Directions for Use of Alsartan 25mg Tab

The medicine is to be taken as prescribed by the doctor. Ensure that the prescribed Alsartan 25mg Tab dosage is not changed without consultation.

Interactions of Alsartan 25mg Tab

Interactions with other medicines

  • NSAID medicines are likely to result in a decreasing effect of this medicine
  • Diuretics and others medicines which increase the potassium levels are likely to react with the medicine and cause side effects

Interactions with food items

No complications are recorded.

Other general Interactions

Individuals with a family history of rhabdomyolysis are advised to discuss the condition with their physician before taking the prescription, as the medicine can result in the condition resurfacing.

Storage and disposal of Alsartan 25mg Tab

The medicine is to be stored at room temperature and away from any source of moisture or direct sunlight.

Dosage of Alsartan 25mg Tab

Overdose

An overdose of the medicine can be a severe condition and requires the individual to be taken to an emergency room. The first signs of a suspected overdose are extremely low blood pressure and vomiting.
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Missed a Dose

Any missed dosage should be made up as soon as possible, but do not risk a double dosage with the next scheduled dose.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Alsartan 25mg Tab be prescribed to children?

A: This medicine is not advised for children under 6 years of age.

Q: What is the duration for the onset of the medicine?

A: The general onset after an oral administration is about 1 to 2 hours.

Q: Is it necessary to stop the medicine before surgery?

A: Your doctor will decide if your surgery would be affected in any way due to a prescription of the medicine.

Q: What could be the result of quitting this medicine without the consent of the doctor?

A: Quitting the medication without the recommendation of the doctor can result in the blood pressure shooting up, raising the risk of a stroke.

Q: What are the additional precautions for a prescription of the medicine?

A: Individuals on this medicine are advised to closely monitor their potassium and creatinine levels.

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Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy and the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.
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