Losar - 50mg (Cozaar )

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Losartan potassium

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US Brand Name Cozaar
Strength 50mg
Generic Name Losartan potassium
Manufacturer Unichem
Pharmaceutical Form Tablet/s

Description

 

What is Losar

Losar is a drug with a generic name Losartan Potassium which is mainly prescribed for the treatment of hypertension or high blood pressure. This medicine comprised of an angiotensin II receptor antagonist that prevents blockage of blood vessels, thereby, improves blood flow and lowers the blood pressure. It is also used to reduce the risk of heart stroke in certain people who have heart disease. Losartan Potassium is also prescribed to protect kidneys from damage which occurred due to diabetes. It is sold under various trade names including Cozaar, Losar (made by Unichem), and Repace (made by Sun Pharma). Also, it is used for other purposes which are not enlisted here.

 

Important information about Losartan Potassium

You should not intake Losartan Potassium (Cozaar, Losar, Repace), if you are strictly allergic to it. If you have following diseases including congestive heart failure, kidney disease (or if you are on dialysis), liver disease, or if you are dehydrated, then consult your doctor in advance to ensure whether this medicine is safe for you.  In some rare cases, Losartan Potassium can lead to a critical condition which provide harmful effects like breakdown of skeleton muscle tissue, kidney failure etc. Consult your doctor immediately if you experience unexplained muscle pain, tenderness, weakness or if you have unusual fatigue, and dark colored urine.  

 

This is a pregnancy category D drug. You should not take this drug in pregnancy stage because it can cause injury or death of an unborn baby if pregnant women take it in second or third trimester. Use of an effective birth control measure can be helpful during this medicinal treatment. Do not take this medicine without the permission of your doctor if you are breast feeding. In case you become pregnant during this medicine based treatment, inform your doctor immediately and stop taking this tablet. Losartan Potassium may increase your potassium levels; hence avoid the consumption of potassium based supplements during the treatment.

 

Before taking Losartan Potassium

You should take care of all the precautions listed above to ensure the optimum effect before taking Losartan Potassium (Cozaar, Losar, Repace). Discuss all those conditions with your doctor or physician and clear all kind of doubts on this medicine usage.

 

Dosage information

You should take Losartan Potassium as per your doctor’s advice.  Do not alter the dosage unless you physician advices you to do so. Also, do not take this medicine if the prescribed period is over. Refer the medicine leaflet to know the detailed information regarding this medicine. It can be taken with or without food and you should swallow the tablet as a whole. Always store the tablet in a cool and dry place. Watch out the conditions like vomiting, diarrhea, or excessive sweating during the medicine use because it can lead to dehydration which can further lower down the blood pressure. Contact your doctor if you experience such type of conditions.

 

Note: Losartan Potassium dosage depends on various factors like age, sex, drug allergies, or seriousness of the condition, your doctor may fix the dosage by examining you properly.  Strictly follow the dosage instruction prescribed by your doctor.  

 

What if you miss a dose

If you miss a dose of Losartan Potassium, try to take as soon as you remember the dose. Always take care that you should not take the missed tablet if the next dose time is close.

 

What if you overdose

In case of overdose, seek for an emergency medical treatment or call the Doctor.  

 

Things and activities to avoid

You should limit the consumption of alcohol while being treated with Losartan Potassium. Avoid getting up quickly and lying suddenly from a sitting position because it can lead to dizziness in your body. Losartan Potassium may increase the potassium level in your body. You should restrict the consumption of potassium supplements or salts which contain potassium while taking this medicine.

 

Side Effects

Dizziness, light headedness, swelling in ankles or feet, or flushing are some common side effects that may be encountered during the usage. Also, some serious side effects are there like fast, irregular or rapid heartbeat, or fainting, etc, which may worsen the situation.  Seek medical attention immediately and contact your doctor right away.

 

Interaction with other drugs

Many others drug may interact with Losartan Potassium, inform your doctor well in advance if you are using following products: (OTC vitamin pills or other medicines, or herbal products), especially the following ones: other medicines that lower blood pressure, lithium, celecoxib, aspirin or NSAIDs (ibuprofen, naproxen, or others), heart disease medication, a potassium supplement such as K-Dur, Klor-Con, salt substitutes that contain potassium, or a diuretic. These are not only the drugs which can interact with Losartan Potassium, there may be much more. Never start a new medication without your doctor permission. 

 

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