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Losartas 50mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Losartas 50mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

By INTAS PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
15 Tablet(s) in Strip
87.12*
MRP 102.50
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Losartas 50 MG Description

Losartas Tablet is an antihypertensive medicine containing Losartan as its active ingredient. It belongs to the "Angiotensin Receptor Blocker (ARBs)" class of medicine. It is used to treat high blood

pressure and also helps to reduce other heart problems. While taking this medicine you should follow a healthy diet and should also exercise regularly. Losartas Tablet should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. It can be taken with or without food. Do not stop taking this medicine unless asked to do so by your doctor. The doctor may also suggest avoiding potassium supplements during the treatment because they may raise potassium levels in the bloodstream. So, it is necessary to keep a regular check on your blood pressure and the doctor may ask for a few kidney tests also during the treatment to check if the medicines are properly working. You should provide a complete medical history along with family history to your doctor before starting this medicine.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹87.12
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ContainsLosartan(50.0 Mg)
UsesHigh blood pressure
Side effectsFacial swelling, increased potassium level, rash, dizziness
TherapyANTI-HYPERTENSIVE
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uses

Uses of Losartas 50 MG

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

Contraindications of Losartas 50 MG

  • 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 Losartas 50 MG

  • 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 Losartas 50 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Losartas Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Do not take Losartas 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 Losartas Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Losartas 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 Losartas 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 Losartas Tablet.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Losartas 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 Losartas 50 MG

How Does It Work?

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

Directions for Use of Losartas 50 MG

Losartas 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 Losartas 50 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Sometimes Losartas 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 Losartas 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

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

Storage and disposal of Losartas 50 MG

  • Do not store Losartas 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 Losartas 50 MG

Overdose

  • Overdose symptoms of the Losartas 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. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

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 Losartas 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 Losartas 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 Losartas Tablet given?

A: Losartas Tablet is given mainly to reduce the raised blood pressure and also as an adjuvant to treat certain heart conditions.
Product Details
Brand
LOSARTAS
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/12/2024
Last Updated on: 26 May 2022 | 04:24 PM (IST)
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