The composition of Lartan 50mg Tab includes losartan, which belongs to the group angiotensin-II receptor antagonists, which is prescribed to control high blood pressure.
Q: How long after completing the course of medication should a mother wait to resume breastfeeding?
A: It is advised to wait for a minimum of 2 days after completing the course, before resuming to breastfeed the baby.
Q: What are the effects of qutting the medicine without a doctor's advise?
A: Quitting this medicine or any other blood pressure medicine without the consent of the doctor can result in the blood pressure shooting back up, which can cause a stroke in adverse cases.
Q: Is it safe to prescribe or administer the medicine to children?
A: The medicine should not be given to children under 6 years of age.
Q: What are the pre-surgery precautions one has to take while on the medicine?
A: Doctors can advise the individual to stop taking the medicine around 24 hours before an anesthetic is intoduced for sugery procedures.
Q: Are there any additional precautions a person on a prescription of the medicine needs to take note of?
A: An individual is required to monitor their urea, creatinine and potassium levels closely as there can be a fluctuation while taking this medicine.
Q: What should I tell my doctor about before I start treatment with the medicine?
A: Inform the doctor about any past or present history of diseases, especially diabetes, along with all the ongoing medication, supplments and herbal medicines being taken. If you are taking medicine for diabetes, track your blood sugar level carefully in the first month of the course, as the combination of these medicines may result in significant change in blood sugar levels. Aspirin and painkillers may also reduce the effect of blood pressure on this medicine.