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Losar 50mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

By TORRENT PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
15 Tablet(s) in Strip
66.75*
MRP 81.40
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Losartan(50.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-HYPERTENSIVE

Medical Description

Losar Tablet is an antihypertensive medicine containing Losartan as its active ingredient. It belongs to the "Angiotensin Receptor Blocker (ARBs)" class of medicine. Losar Tablet is used to treat high...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
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    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Losar 50mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Losar Tablet is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension).
contraindications

Contraindications of Losar 50mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to Losartan or any other ingredients of this medicine.
  • If you are pregnant.
  • If you have severe liver or kidney disease.
sideEffects

Side effects of Losar 50mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • Dizziness
  • Vertigo or giddiness
  • Increased potassium in the blood
  • Anaemia (low red blood cell count)
  • Kidney problem
  • A sudden drop in blood sugar level
  • Weakness
  • Increase in blood urea, serum creatinine and serum potassium (in patients with heart failure)
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Losar 50mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Losar Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Do not take Losar Tablet if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant, or you are planning to have a baby as this medicine may harm your baby.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Losar Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Losar Tablet is not recommended during breastfeeding. It is advisable to consult a doctor to find a safer alternative.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Losar Tablet?
A:
You may experience dizziness or drowsiness that can influence your ability to drive or operate machines. Hence, caution is advised while driving any vehicle when on Losar Tablet.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Losar 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, 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.
  • Caution is required if you are diabetic and taking medicines like Enalapril, Lisinopril, Ramipril.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Losar 50mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

How Does It Work?

Angiotensin-II released in your body causes the blood vessels to narrow, which leads to an increase in blood pressure. Losar Tablet prevents the binding of Angiotensin-II to its receptors, thus causin...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Losar 50mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Losar Tablet should be swallowed with water or as directed by the physician. The dose of this medicine should be taken at the same time every day.
interactions

Interactions of Losar 50mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Sometimes Losar Tablet may interact with other medicines or vice versa. Therefore, discuss with your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbal preparations you are taking.
  • Especially if you are on certain medications like blood thinners (warfarin or heparin), anti-cancer medicines, anti-depressants like lithium, potassium supplements or medicines containing potassium, o...
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  • If you have diabetes, do not take aliskiren along with this medicine.
  • Concomitant use of Losar Tablet and painkillers, should be avoided as it may impair kidney functions
  • Other medicines that should be used with caution are anti-bacterial medicines such as Trimethoprim, corticosteroids used to treat the inflamed area of body parts etc.
  • Also, you should inform your doctor if you have a planned surgery or vaccination scheduled.

Interactions with food items

Losar Tablet can be taken with or without food; it is advised to avoid high potassium-containing foods.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Losar 50mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • Do not store Losar Tablet above 25°C.
  • Store it in the original packaging to protect it from sunlight and moisture.
  • Keep out of sight and reach of children.
dosage

Dosage of Losar 50mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Overdose

  • Overdose symptoms of the Losar Tablet can include dizziness, increased levels of potassium in the blood, kidney failure, loss of consciousness.
  • Seek emergency medical help if you experience any of the side effects.

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose, 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 compe...
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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 Losar 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 when I am taking Losar Tablet?

  • 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 Tablet given?

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

Q: What is the difference between Losar Tablet and Losar H?

A: Losar Tablet contains Losartan, while Losar H is a combination of Losartan and Hydrochlorthiazide. 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.

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Quick Summary

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ContainsLosartan(50.0 Mg)
UsesHigh blood pressure
Side effectsFacial swelling, increased potassium level, rash, dizziness
Last Updated on: 26 Mar 2021 | 09:20 AM (IST)
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