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Bilosar 50 mg/6.25 mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Bilosar 50 mg/6.25 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines. It helps to control high blood pressure in different ways. If high blood pressure is not treated it can lead to heart attacks, strokes and kidney failure.

You can take Bilosar 50 mg/6.25 mg Tablet with or without food. The dose will depend on your condition and how your respond to the medicine. Try to take it at the same time each day. It’s important to keep taking this medicine until your doctor tells you not to. It contains a diuretic (water pill) and will make you urinate more so, it’s best to avoid taking this medicine within four hours of going to bed. Use this medicine regularly to get the most benefit from it even if you feel well. High blood pressure doesn’t usually have symptoms and if you stop taking it your risk of heart attack or stroke may increase.

The most common side effect is dizziness. Other side effects include feeling tired, nausea, diarrhoea, headache, and decreased blood pressure. Frequent urination is not a side effect of this drug. It is the purpose of chlorthalidone and helps control your blood pressure. You may experience other possible side effects, but most are rare. Make sure you read the leaflet that comes with your medicines and tell your doctor if you’re bothered by side effects or they won’t go away. It may be possible to adjust your dose or try a different medicine.

This drug is not recommended during pregnancy and you should ask your doctor before taking it if you have kidney or liver disease, heart trouble or diabetes. Drinking alcohol can further lower your blood pressure and may cause side effects.

Bilosar Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Taste change
  • Stomach upset
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Weakness
  • Dizziness
  • Increased blood uric acid
  • Increased blood lipid level
  • Electrolyte imbalance
  • Glucose intolerance
  • Decreased blood pressure

How to use Bilosar 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. Bilosar 50 mg/6.25 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Bilosar Tablet works

Bilosar 50 mg/6.25 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Losartan and chlorthalidone which lower blood pressure effectively. Losartan is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It works by blocking the hormone angiotensin thereby relaxing blood vessels. This allows the blood to flow more smoothly and the heart to pump more efficiently. Chlorthalidone is a diuretic that removes extra water and certain electrolytes from the body. Over time it also relaxes blood vessels and improves blood flow.

Bilosar Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Bilosar 50 mg/6.25 mg Tablet
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Bilosar 50 mg/6.25 mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Bilosar 50 mg/6.25 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Bilosar 50 mg/6.25 mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Bilosar 50 mg/6.25 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Bilosar 50 mg/6.25 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Bilosar 50 mg/6.25 mg Tablet is not recommended in these patients.
Liver
CAUTION
Bilosar 50 mg/6.25 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Bilosar 50 mg/6.25 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Bilosar 50 mg/6.25 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Bilosar 50 mg/6.25 mg Tablet
₹9.11/Tablet
CTD-L 6.25/50 Tablet
Ipca Laboratories Ltd
₹9.8/Tablet
8% costlier
Losanorm-CH 50/6.25 Tablet
Ipca Laboratories Ltd
₹9.8/Tablet
8% costlier

Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Bilosar 50 mg/6.25 mg Tablet for the treatment of high blood pressure.
  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • Bilosar 50 mg/6.25 mg Tablet may cause dehydration. Drink plenty of fluids and inform your doctor if you develop extreme thirst, muscle weakness or very dry mouth.
  • It may cause dizziness. Get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position. 
  • Use of Bilosar 50 mg/6.25 mg Tablet during pregnancy or breastfeeding is unsafe.
  • It may also decrease the risk of stroke and heart attacks.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Bilosar

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Dear Doctor, I had a by surgery in 2013. In April I got the checkup done. All test are normal except I have slightly high BP. I have been taking these medicine on the advice of my cardiologist. CILACAR 10 MG TABLET - M/E CTD 6.25 MG TABLET - M HOPACE 5 MG Tablets - M/E ROSUVAS 10 MG TABLET - E STARPRESS-XL 50 MG TABLET - M Could you pl. suggest some cheaper alternative medicines? Thank you
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Heart Specialist
U can go for generics
High blood pressure, breathing issues
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Do yoga and pranayam regularly, take halleezy tablet 2 tablet twice
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References
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