Losar 25mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
Losar 25mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Losar 25mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

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Losar 25 MG Description

Losar 25 tablet is an antihypertensive medicine. It is used to treat high blood pressure. It also helps to reduce other heart problems. It contains losartan as its active ingredient. Losar 25 tablets ...
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ContainsLosartan(25.0 Mg)
UsesHigh blood pressure
Side effectsDizziness, tiredness, low blood pressure
ClassificationANTI-HYPERTENSIVE
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Uses of Losar 25 MG

Losar 25 tablet is used for the treatment of high blood pressure.

Contraindications of Losar 25 MG

  • If you are allergic to losartan or any other ingredients of Losar 25 tablet.
  • If you are pregnant.
  • If you have liver or kidney disease.
  • If you have diabetes or kidney problems and are on treatment with aliskiren (blood pressure lowering medicine).

Side effects of Losar 25 MG

  • Dizziness
  • Giddiness
  • Tiredness
  • Low blood pressure

Precautions and Warnings of Losar 25 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Losar 25 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Losar 25 tablets should not be used during pregnancy. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or you are planning to have a baby. When pregnancy is detected, stop taking this medicine immediately and contact your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Losar 25 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Losar 25 tablet is not recommended for use during breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Losar 25 tablet?
A:
Losar 25 tablet may cause dizziness or drowsiness. If you experience any side effects after taking this medicine that may affect your ability to drive safely, it is suggested to avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Losar 25 tablet?
A:
Consumption of alcohol along with Losar 25 tablet can increase side effects like sedation or drowsiness.

Other General Warnings

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

Mode of Action of Losar 25 MG

How Does It Work?

Angiotensin-II is a chemical in your body that causes the blood vessels to narrow, which leads to an increase in blood pressure. Losar 25 tablet prevents the action of angiotensin-II, thus causing the...
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Directions for Use of Losar 25 MG

  • Losar 25 tablet should be taken exactly as directed by the physician.
  • Swallow this tablet as a whole with a glass of water.
  • Do not consume more than the prescribed dose.
  • Do not cut, break, or chew the medicine.

Interactions of Losar 25 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Losar 25 tablet works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interactions.
  • Especially, if you are on certain medications like blood thinners (warfarin, heparin), anti-cancer medicines, antidepressants like lithium, potassium supplements or medicines containing potassium, oth...
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  • If you have diabetes, do not take aliskiren along with this medicine.
  • Concomitant use of Losar 25 tablet and painkillers should be avoided as it may impair kidney functions.
  • Other medicines that should be used with caution are antibacterial medicines such as trimethoprim and corticosteroids used to treat the inflamed area of body parts.

Interactions with food items

It is advised to avoid high potassium-containing foods.

Storage and disposal of Losar 25 MG

  • Store Losar 25 tablets below 25°C protected from sunlight and moisture.
  • Keep it out of reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Losar 25 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose of Losar 25 tablet include dizziness, loss of consciousness, and low blood pressure. Seek emergency medical help if you experience any of the side effects or feel you have take...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of the Losar 25 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...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Abhishek B L

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 the Losar 25 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 take anti-diabetic medication or insulin, track your blood sugar carefully while taking losartan, particularly during the first month of its use.
  • The combination of these diabetes medicines when on losartan may cause significant changes in your blood sugar levels owing to drug-drug interactions. Hence, sharing complete history is of utmost impo...
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Q: Are there any dietary restrictions to be followed?

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

Q: Why is Losar 25 tablet used?

A: Losar 25 tablet is used mainly to reduce the raised blood pressure and also as an adjuvant to treat certain heart conditions.

Q: What is the difference between Losar 25 tablet and Losar H?

A: Losar 25 tablet contains Losartan, while Losar H is a combination of Losartan and Hydrochlorothiazide. Both medicines are used to lower the raised blood pressure. However, the use of each medicine differs based on the blood pressure range and the conditions associated with it. Your doctor would assess your health condition and decide the most appropriate medicine for you.

Q: When should I take Losar 25 tablet?

A: You should take Losar 25 as advised by your treating doctor. Take it at the same time every day to gain optimal results. You can take this medicine with or without food.

Q: How does Losar 25 work?

A: Losar 25 tablet works by blocking the effect of a chemical called angiotensin II. This chemical causes blood vessels to narrow and increases blood pressure. Blocking angiotensin II widens the blood vessels which helps to lower the blood pressure.

Q: Can Losar 25 cause weight gain?

A: There are no known incidences of weight gain with Losar 25 tablet. However, if you experience changes in weight while on treatment with this medicine, please talk to your doctor.
Product Details
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LOSAR
Expires on or After
29/09/2024
Last Updated on: 02 May 2022 | 12:52 PM (IST)

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