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Losanorm 50mg Tablet

Losanorm 50mg Tablet

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10 Tablet(s) in Strip
59.24*
MRP 69.70
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Losanorm 50 MG Description

Losanorm 50 tablet is an antihypertensive medicine. It is used to manage high blood pressure in adults and children aged 6 to 18 years. It also helps reduce other heart problems. Losanorm 50 tablet c

ontains losartan as the active substance. It works by relaxing the blood vessels which helps to lower blood pressure. Take this medicine in the exact dose and duration as recommended by your doctor. Do not take more than the prescribed dose. Do not stop taking this medicine on your own. Before starting Losanorm 50 tablet, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning on becoming pregnant, breastfeeding and about your complete medical history. Along with taking this medicine, it is recommended to make certain lifestyle changes like eating a balanced diet, reducing salt intake, exercising regularly and avoiding smoking and alcohol for better control of your blood pressure levels.

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Product Summary

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ContainsLosartan(50.0 Mg)
UsesHigh blood pressure
Side effectsIncreased potassium level, dizziness
TherapyANTI-HYPERTENSIVE
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uses

Uses of Losanorm 50 MG

Losanorm 50 tablet is used for the management of high blood pressure in adults and children aged 6 to 18 years.
contraindications

Contraindications of Losanorm 50 MG

  • If you are allergic to losartan or any other ingredients of Losanorm 50 tablet.
  • If you are more than 3 months pregnant.
  • If you have liver disorders.
  • If you have diabetes or kidney disorders and are being treated with a medicine containing aliskiren. If you are not sure what this medicine is, please confirm with your doctor.
sideEffects

Side effects of Losanorm 50 MG

  • Dizziness
  • Vertigo
  • Increased blood potassium levels
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Losanorm 50 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Losanorm 50 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Losanorm 50 tablet is not recommended for use during the first 3 months of pregnancy. This medicine should not be used in women who are more than 3 months pregnant. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning on becoming pregnant before starting this medicine. Also, if you become pregnant while taking this medicine, talk to your doctor immediately.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Losanorm 50 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Losanorm 50 tablet is not recommended during breastfeeding. Inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding before starting this medicine.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Losanorm 50 tablet?
A:
Losanorm 50 tablet may cause dizziness or drowsiness. If you experience any such effects after taking this medicine that may affect your ability to drive safely, it is advised to avoid driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Losanorm 50 tablet?
A:
Caution is advised as alcohol makes blood pressure drop and can increase side effects like sedation or drowsiness.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You ever had angioedema (swelling of the face, lips, throat, or tongue).
  • You have vomiting or diarrhoea.
  • Your blood vessels leading to your kidneys are narrow or had a kidney transplant.
  • You are taking medicines like diuretics.
  • You have a liver problem.
  • You are suffering from heart failure or any heart disease.
  • You are diabetic and taking medicines like enalapril, lisinopril, and ramipril.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Losanorm 50 MG

How Does It Work?

A substance called angiotensin-II released in your body causes the blood vessels to narrow, which leads to an increase in blood pressure. Losanorm 50 tablet prevents the action of angiotensin-II, thus...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Losanorm 50 MG

  • Losanorm 50 tablet should be taken exactly as recommended by the doctor.
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water.
  • Do not crush, break, or chew the medicine.
  • Do not take more than the prescribed dose.
interactions

Interactions of Losanorm 50 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way how Losanorm 50 tablet works or this medicine itself might affect the working of other medicines.
  • Inform your doctor about all the medicines, herbals, or supplements that you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction. Also, you should inform your doctor if you have a pla...
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  • Especially if you are on certain medications like blood thinners (warfarin or heparin), anti-cancer medicines, antidepressants like lithium, potassium supplements or medicines containing potassium, ot...
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  • If you have diabetes, do not take aliskiren along with this medicine.
  • Concomitant use of Losanorm 50 tablet and painkillers should be avoided as it may impair kidney function.
  • Other medicines that should be used with caution are antibacterial medicines such as trimethoprim, corticosteroids used to treat the inflamed area of body parts, etc.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Losanorm 50 MG

  • Store Losanorm 50 tablet below 25°C protected from sunlight and moisture.
  • Keep out of sight and reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Losanorm 50 MG

Overdose

  • Overdose symptoms of Losanorm 50 tablet include dizziness, increased levels of potassium in the blood, and loss of consciousness.
  • Seek emergency medical help if you experience any of the side effects or think you have taken an excess of the medicine.

Missed a Dose

  • If you missed any dose of Losanorm 50 tablet, take it as soon as you remember.
  • If it is time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule.
  • Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for a missed one.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What should I inform my healthcare professional before I start treatment with Losanorm 50 tablet?

  • You must give an account of your past and present diseases, especially diabetes, and all the ongoing medications, supplements, and herbal medicines that you are taking.
  • If you are pregnant, planning on becoming pregnant, or breastfeeding.
  • If you had any surgery recently.

Q: Are there any dietary restrictions to be followed when I am taking Losanorm 50 tablet?

  • Avoid high potassium-containing foods (spinach, banana, peas, kidney beans).
  • Low-salt diet is preferred.
  • Avoid fruits, foods, and health supplements with a high potassium content.

Q: Why is Losanorm 50 tablet given?

A: Losanorm 50 tablet is given mainly to reduce the raised blood pressure and also as an adjuvant to treat certain heart conditions.

Q: When to take Losanorm 50?

A: Losanorm 50 tablet should be taken exactly as recommended by your doctor. It can be taken with or without food. However, it is recommended to take this medicine at the same time everyday for optimal benefits.

Q: Can I take Losanorm 50 with other medicines?

A: Your doctor will recommend if you can take Losanorm 50 tablet with other medicines. You should always inform your doctor about all other medicines, supplements, or herbals that you are currently taking to avoid any possible interaction. Do not take this medicine on your own without informing your doctor.

Q: What is Losanorm 50 used for?

A: Losanorm 50 tablet is used for the management of high blood pressure in adults and children aged 6 to 18 years.

Q: Can I stop Losanorm 50 on my own?

A: No, you should never stop taking Losanorm 50 tablet on your own without consulting a doctor, even if you start feeling better. You must take it for as long as the doctor recommends. Stopping this medicine suddenly may cause fluctuations in your blood pressure levels.

Q: What are the complications if my high blood pressure is not under control?

A: Uncontrolled high blood pressure is known to cause serious complications in several body parts. It can cause heart failure, kidney damage, and bleeding in the brain and eyes. Hence, it should be kept under control with medicines and lifestyle modifications.
Product Details
Brand
LOSANORM
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/03/2025
Last Updated on: 17 Oct 2022 | 04:17 PM (IST)
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