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Composition for Actilop 25 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Actilop 25 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Actilop Tablet

Uses of Actilop Tablet

Actilop 25 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure.

Actilop Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Actilop are Dizziness, Back pain, Sinus inflammation, Increased potassium level in blood.

How to use Actilop Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Actilop 25 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Actilop Tablet works

Actilop 25 mg Tablet is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It relaxes blood vessel by blocking the action of a chemical that usually makes blood vessels tighter. This lowers the blood pressure, allowing the blood to flow more smoothly to different organs and the heart to pump more efficiently.

In Depth Information on Actilop Tablet

Expert advice for Actilop Tablet

  • You have been prescribed Actilop 25 mg Tablet to improve your blood pressure.
  • Lowering blood pressure reduces the chance of future heart attack & stroke.
  • It may also be used to treat chronic (long-standing) heart failure.
  • It protects kidney function, which is especially useful for people with diabetes or mild-to-moderate kidney diseases.
  • Actilop 25 mg Tablet can make you feel dizzy for the first few days. Take it preferably at bedtime and rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • Actilop 25 mg Tablet may cause the level of potassium in blood to go up. Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
  • Do not take Actilop 25 mg Tablet during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Tell your doctor if you become pregnant while taking Actilop 25 mg Tablet.
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Actilop Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Actilop Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Losartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Actilop 25 mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Actilop 25 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
It is not known whether Actilop 25 mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
SAFE
Actilop 25 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Actilop 25 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease. Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended for better dose adjustment.
Liver
CAUTION
Actilop 25 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Actilop 25 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Actilop 25 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Actilop Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Actilop 25 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Actilop Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Losartan

Q. Is Actilop a blood thinner?
No, Actilop is from a class of medications called angiotensin II receptor antagonists. It works by blocking the action of certain natural substances that tighten the blood vessels, allowing the blood to flow more smoothly and the heart to pump more efficiently
Q. Is Actilop safe?
Actilop is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is losartan the same as losartan potassium?
Yes. Losartan is available in the market as losartan potassium. So, the salt form of losartan contains potassium, however, check the bottle before use
Q. Is Actilop generic?
Yes, it is the generic drug
Q. Is losartan a water pill?
No, it belongs to a class of medications called angiotensin II receptor antagonists
Q. Is Actilop gluten free?
Yes. Actilop is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use
Q. Does losartan contain potassium?
Losartan is available in the market as losartan potassium. So, the salt form of losartan contains potassium, however, check the bottle before use
Q. Can I take losartan with Benadryl/atenolol/Xanax/Viagra/Nyquil/metoprolol?
Atenolol, metoprolol and Xanax may lower blood pressure when taken along with losartan. No clinically observed drug interaction is observed with Viagra, Nyquil, and alcohol. Please follow doctor’s advice regarding its use
Q. Does Actilop cause constipation/infrequent urination/ drowsiness/ headache/ itching/ cough/ lower heart rate?
Actilop causes headache, drowsiness. Constipation, infrequent urination, itching, cough and low heart rate are not reported. Patient should fallow doctor’s advice regarding the possible side effects.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Actilop with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Actilop with Heparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Heparin: Celparin, Oparin, V Parin, Heparen, Beparine, Keparin, Nuparin, Geohep, Thinla, Neporin
Actilop with Tacrolimus
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tacrolimus: Imunotac, Emgraf, Taclicept, Pangraf, Tacsant, Tacloran, Rengraf, Vingraf, Tacromus, Tacmus
Actilop with Reviparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Reviparin: Clivarine
Actilop with Cyclosporine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cyclosporine: Imudrops, Neoral, Consiral, Hydroeyes, Oncyclo, Panimun Bioral, Cyrin, Cyclophil ME, Sandimmun Neoral, Sandimmun
Actilop with Lithium
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lithium: Psycolith, Cartil, A Lith, Likon, Lidep, Cylith, Elith, Litholite, Lithocent, Lisalt
Actilop with Nadroparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nadroparin: Fraxiparine
Actilop with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Coxbact, Rifacure, Rifacil, Toscular, Grifa, Tubercin, Car, Acirimpi, Osorifa, Serom
Actilop with Triamterene
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamterene: Trymax
Actilop with Spironolactone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spironolactone: Aldactone, Spilactone
Actilop with Tinzaparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tinzaparin: Innohep
Actilop with Dalteparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dalteparin: Fragmin, Daltehep
Actilop with Enoxaparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Enoxaparin: Cnoxrin, Clenox, Leeparin, Alnaparin, Loparin, Faciloc, Enoxion, Lomoh, Lmwx, Lonopin
Actilop with Eplerenone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Eplerenone: Planep, Eptus, Epleran
Actilop with Bemiparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bemiparin: Hibor
Actilop with Benzydamine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Benzydamine: Ready Rinse, Tantum, Mucobenz
Actilop with Phenoxybenzamine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenoxybenzamine: Zaxyben
Actilop with Metolazone
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Metolazone: Metoz, Diurem, Zytanix, Zalat, Metadure, Lazon, Metolaz
Actilop with Naftopidil
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Naftopidil: Nafodil, Naftomax
Actilop with Doxazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Doxazosin: Duracard
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Pyregin, Novalgin RC, Bral
Actilop with Indapamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Indapamide: Excrete, Indizon, Indicard, Inklud, Natritor, Lorvas, Natrilix, Diurix, Insuretis, Inditor
Actilop with Digoxin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Digoxin: Cardisip, Digon, Cardioxin
Actilop with Terazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Terazosin: Teraban, Prostrin, Terapress, Vicard T, Hytrin
Actilop with Torasemide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Torasemide: Torsevent, Uromide, Torstar, Vrochitor, Solimade, Tormis, Torvigress, TOR, Meltor, Torvel
Actilop with Furosemide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Furosemide: Frussenex, Fru, Frusamide, Frusenex, Lasix HD, Urix
Actilop with Chlorthalidone
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Chlornol, Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Aspirin / Acetylsalicylic acid: Disprin, M Spirin, Colsprin, Asprin, Loprin, Aspeeday, Acetyl Salicylic Acid, Delay Release Asprin, Sprintas, CV Sprin
Actilop with Nimesulide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis, Neil, Zenee PR, Sanim, Renex, Nimoffin, Selide, Elide
Actilop with Alfuzosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Alfuzosin: Efzu, Alfuzee, Alfutrol, Zyalfa, Alfusin, Alfoo, Xelflo
Actilop with Oxyphenbutazone
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Flanil
Medicines with composition Recombinant Human Erythropoietin Alfa / Epoetin Alfa: Epomine, Espogen, Cadicrit, Shanpoietin, Mircera, Repoitin, Wepox Safe, Epotop, Epotrust, Encourage
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