Biosartan 50 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Biosartan Tablet
Biosartan 50 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure.
Biosartan Tablet side effects
Common
  • Dizziness
  • Back pain
  • Sinus inflammation
  • Increased potassium level in blood
How to use Biosartan 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. Biosartan 50 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Biosartan Tablet works
Biosartan 50 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.
Biosartan Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Losartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Biosartan 50 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
Biosartan 50 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 Biosartan 50 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
Biosartan 50 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Biosartan 50 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
Biosartan 50 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Biosartan 50 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Biosartan 50 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
What if you miss a dose of Biosartan Tablet?
If you miss a dose of Biosartan 50 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

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  • You have been prescribed Biosartan 50 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.
  • Biosartan 50 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.
  • Biosartan 50 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 Biosartan 50 mg Tablet during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Tell your doctor if you become pregnant while taking Biosartan 50 mg Tablet.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Biosartan with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Psycolith, Cartil, A Lith
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Celparin, Oparin, V Parin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Coxbact, Rifacure
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Cnoxrin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Torsevent
MODERATE
Brand(s): Excrete, Indizon, Indicard
MODERATE
Brand(s): Efzu
MODERATE
Brand(s): Chlornol
MODERATE
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
MODERATE
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Biosartan

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High blood pressure and diabetes
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
just telling high BP and sugar wil not help in giving u medicinetell the details since when u have diabetes and hypertensionwhat medicine u taking for bothand also do following blood testHba1c, Blood sugar ( fasting & PP), Urine routine, CBC, ESR, Lipid profile, Thyroid profile, Serum creatinine, BUN, eGFR, AST & ALT
How to maintain high blood pressure?What type of restrictions in High blood pressure?
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Heart Specialist
Avoid fried food and extra salts and regular exercise
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FAQs

Q. Is Biosartan a blood thinner?
No, Biosartan 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 Biosartan safe?
Biosartan 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 Biosartan 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 Biosartan gluten free?
Yes. Biosartan 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 Biosartan cause constipation/infrequent urination/ drowsiness/ headache/ itching/ cough/ lower heart rate?
Biosartan 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.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 20th Aug 2018.
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