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Ltk 25mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

By UNISON PHARMACEUTICALS
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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MRP 9.80
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Losartan(25.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
Anti-hypertensive

Medical Description

It is an anti-hypertensive medicine that is utilised in the regulation of blood pressure. This medicine belongs to the family of medicines called angiotensin-II receptor antagonists (ARA) and its generic name is losartan.
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Uses of Ltk 25mg Tab 10'S

The uses of Ltk 25mg Tab 10'S include controlling and treating high blood pressure, heart attack, diabetic kidney disease and chronic heart failure.

Contraindications of Ltk 25mg Tab 10'S

  • Pregnant or breastfeeding women
  • Liver and kidney problems
  • Renal artery stenosis (narrowing of blood vessels in kidneys)
  • Allergic to it

Side effects of Ltk 25mg Tab 10'S

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Allergic reactions
  • Rashes
  • Swelling of face, lips and throat
  • Excessive drop in blood pressure
  • High levels of potassium in blood
  • Vertigo
  • Fatigue
  • Low blood sugar levels
  • Reduced levels of red blood cells
  • Rhabdomyolysis (skeletal muscle injury)

Precautions and Warnings of Ltk 25mg Tab 10'S

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Ltk 25mg Tab 10'S during pregnancy?
A:
Kindly refrain from the use of this medicine if you are pregnant or planning to start a family as it is dangerous for the foetus.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Ltk 25mg Tab 10'S while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unsafe to use this medicine during the period of breastfeeding as it passes into the breastmilk and bears risk to unborn baby.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed this medicine?
A:
It is safe to drive after using this medicine as it is not known to affect one's driving ability. But if you experience any side effects after its administration, avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with this medicine?
A:
Kindly avoid the consumption of alcoholic beverages along with this medicine as it is unsafe and may cause damage to the liver.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You previously suffered from angioedema (swelling of the face, lips, throat, tongue).
  • You have excessive vomiting or diarrhoea
  • If you are known to have narrowing or blockage of the blood vessels leading to
  • You have undergone a surgery for kidney transplant recently
  • You have liver or heart diseases
  • You suffer from heart failure with or without renal impairment
  • You have life-threatening cardiac arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats)
  • You have high blood pressure and diabetes-related kidney problems

Mode of Action of Ltk 25mg Tab 10'S

How Does It Work?

The composition of Ltk 25mg Tab 10'S works by preventing the binding of angiotensin-ll to its receptors; thereby, allowing the blood vessels to relax, further leading to the lowering of blood pressure.
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Directions for Use of Ltk 25mg Tab 10'S

This medicine should be swallowed with water in the prescribed amount by the doctor.

Interactions of Ltk 25mg Tab 10'S

Interactions with other medicines

  • Aliskiren
  • NSAIDs
  • Aspirin
  • Azathioprine
  • Lithium
  • Diuretics

Interactions with food items

This medicine does not interact with any of the food products.

Other general Interactions

Individuals with kidney or liver diseases and Renal artery stenosis (narrow blood vessel in kidney), angioedema should avoid this medication. Pregnant and breastfeeding women are advised to do the same.
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Storage and disposal of Ltk 25mg Tab 10'S

For better preservation of the medicine, it should be kept in a cool and dry place not exceeding 24°C, devoid of light, heat and moisture. For the effective preservation of environment, kindly follow medical waste management instructions while disposing this medicine.
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Dosage of Ltk 25mg Tab 10'S

Overdose

Overdose of Ltk 25mg Tab 10'S causes side effects like increased heart rate, increased levels of potassium in the blood, dizziness, extremely low blood pressure, kidney failure and loss of consciousness. Medical help is mandatory in case of an overdose.
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Missed a Dose

If a dose is forgotten, it is advisable to administer it at the earliest. However, it should be skipped in case the time for next dose is near and the following scheduled dose should be taken.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What should I report my healthcare provider before starting the use of this medication?

A: You should furnish the complete information of your medical history along with the information of the use of all prescription, non-prescription and herbal medicines to your doctor before commencing treatment with this medicine.

Q: How many times a day should I use this medicine?

A: Your doctor will determine the frequency of the course of this medicine based on your condition. You must follow the same to achieve the desired results.

Q: Can I increase the dosage of this medicine if I do not feel better?

A: It is not advisable to increase, change or stop the dosage of Ltk 25mg Tab 10'S on your own, even if you do not feel better. Kindly consult your doctor if you are not feeling better during the prescription of this medicine.

Q: Are there any home remedies that can increase the effect of this medicine?

A: Yes, following an appropriate diet along with regular exercise can increase the response to the treatment of this medicine.

Q: Whom can I refer this medicine to?

A: This medicine should not be referred to anyone with same conditions as yours. You must advise the person to seek medical help for their respective condition and avoid from self-medication.

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Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
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