Angilo 50mg Tablet
By NITRO ORGANICS PVT LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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This is an anti-hypertensive medicine which is used to lower the blood pressure. It belongs to the class of medicines known as angiotensin-II receptor antagonists. The generic name of the medicine is losartan.
Uses of Angilo 50mg Tab
The uses of Angilo 50mg Tab are for the treatment of chronic heart failure, high blood pressure, myocardial infarction (heart attack causing dysfunction of left lower chamber of the heart) and diabetic kidney disease.
Contraindications of Angilo 50mg Tab
- Allergic to this medicine or other medicines of same class
- Pregnant or breastfeeding women
- Renal artery stenosis (narrow blood vessels in kidneys)
- Liver and kidney problems
Side effects of Angilo 50mg Tab
- Excessive drop in blood pressure
- Allergic reactions
- Swelling in face, lips and throat
- High levels of potassium in blood
- Low blood sugar
- Reduced red blood cells
Precautions and Warnings of Angilo 50mg Tab
Can I take the medicine during pregnancy?
Do not use this medicine during pregnancy or if you are planning to start a family as it may seriously harm the foetus.
Can I take the medicine while breastfeeding?
This medicine is known to pass via breastmilk to the infant; hence, do not use this medicine during the tenure of breastfeeding.
Can I drive if I have consumed the medicine?
The use of this medicine does not inhibit your ability to drive; however, if you experience drowsiness or dizziness after its administration, do not drive or operate tools and machines.
Can I consume alcohol with the medicine?
Do not consume alcoholic beverages along with this medicine as it may cause the blood pressure to drop and increase the side effects.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You are suffering from liver or kidney diseases or renal artery stenosis
- You are allergic to this medicine or other medicines of same class
- You are pregnant or breastfeeding women
Mode of Action of Angilo 50mg Tab
How Does It Work?
The composition of Angilo 50mg Tab works by preventing the binding of angiotensin-ll to its receptors, thereby enabling the blood vessels to relax and further lowering the blood pressure.
Directions for Use of Angilo 50mg Tab
Take this medicine according to your doctor's prescription. This medicine is for oral use only and needs to swallowed whole with water.
Interactions of Angilo 50mg Tab
Interactions with other medicines
- ACE inhibitors like aspirin, azathioprine, lithium and aliskiren
Interactions with food items
This medicine is known to have interactions with potassium-rich foods (banana, spinach and peas). It is best that you take a low fat diet and also avoid potassium containing supplements.
Other general Interactions
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding or if you are suffering from renal artery stenosis (narrow blood vessel in kidney) and liver and kidney problems, kindly inform your doctor before starting the treatment with this medicine.
Storage and disposal of Angilo 50mg Tab
Store this medication at ambient room temperature away from the reach of children. This medicine needs to be stored in a closed container. Kindly avoid the use of this medicine beyond the date of expiry. Kindly follow medical waste management instructions during the disposal of this medicine.
Dosage of Angilo 50mg Tab
The overdose of Angilo 50mg Tab leads to loss of consciousness, dizziness, extremely low blood pressure, increased heart rate, increased levels of potassium in the blood or even kidney failure. Kindly avoid overdosing of this medicine as it may result in various side effects associated with this medicine. If in case of overdose, kindly seek immediate medical attention.
Missed a Dose
The dosage of this medicine is metered and equated for continuous and timely intake. Kindly avoid missing a dose. If in case of a missed dose, it is advisable to skip the missed dose and take the following scheduled dose. Do not make up for the missed dose by taking excess doses.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What should I let my healthcare provider know before taking this medicine?
A: You are suggested to apprise your complete medical/surgical history especially if you have diabetes along with an account of all prescription, non-prescription and herbal medications.
Q: Whom can I refer this medicine to?
A: This medicine should not be referred to anyone even if their symptoms are similar to yours. This medication should be only used if it is prescribed by your doctor.
Q: Is this dosage standard across all patients?
A: No, the dosage of Angilo 50mg Tab may vary from person to person according to the type and severity of their condition and the test results.
Q: Can I buy the medicine on online forums?
A: You can purchase this medicine on authentic online forums (approved by FDA or a real medical association); however, it is advisable to purchase it at your nearest pharmacy by producing a valid doctor's prescription.
Q: Can I increase the dosage if my condition does not improve with this dosage?
A: Do not increase, decrease or stop the dosage of this medicine on your own. In case, the condition does not improve, consult your doctor about the same.
- DailyMed. Label: Losartan potassium and hydrochlorothiazide – losartan potassium and hydrochlorothiazide tablets tablet, film coated.
- National Center for Biotechnology Information. Drugs and Lactation Database (LactMed) [Internet]. Losartan.
- electronic Medicines Compendium (eMC). Cozaar 25 mg film-coated tablets.
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Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
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