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Icosar -50 Tablet

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Composition for Icosar -50 Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Icosar -50 Tablet

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Alcohol
MRP
46.6
₹4.66/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Icosar Tablet

Uses of Icosar Tablet

Icosar -50 Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure.

Icosar Tablet side effects

Common

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

How to use Icosar 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. Icosar -50 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Icosar Tablet works

Icosar -50 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 Icosar Tablet

Expert advice for Icosar Tablet

  • You have been prescribed Icosar -50 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.
  • Icosar -50 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.
  • Icosar -50 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 Icosar -50 Tablet during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Tell your doctor if you become pregnant while taking Icosar -50 Tablet.
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Icosar Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Icosar Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Losartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Icosar -50 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
Icosar -50 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 Icosar -50 Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
SAFE
Icosar -50 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Icosar -50 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
Icosar -50 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Icosar -50 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Icosar -50 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Icosar Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Icosar -50 Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Icosar Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Losartan

Q. Is Icosar a blood thinner?
No, Icosar 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 Icosar safe?
Icosar 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 Icosar 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 Icosar gluten free?
Yes. Icosar 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 Icosar cause constipation/infrequent urination/ drowsiness/ headache/ itching/ cough/ lower heart rate?
Icosar 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 Icosar with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Icosar with Nadroparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nadroparin: Fraxiparine
Icosar with Eplerenone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Eplerenone: Planep, Eptus, Epleran
Icosar with Spironolactone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spironolactone: Aldactone, Spilactone
Icosar with Reviparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Reviparin: Clivarine
Icosar with Bemiparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bemiparin: Hibor
Icosar with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Icosar with Triamterene
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamterene: Trymax
Icosar with Tacrolimus
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tacrolimus: Imunotac, Emgraf, Taclicept, Pangraf, Tacsant, Tacloran, Rengraf, Vingraf, Tacromus, Tacmus, Tacimun, Seegraf
Icosar with Tinzaparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tinzaparin: Innohep
Icosar with Parnaparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Parnaparin: Fluxium, Fluxum
Icosar with Dalteparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dalteparin: Fragmin, Daltehep
Icosar with Chlorthalidone
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Chlornol, Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione
Icosar with Nimesulide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis, Neil, Zenee PR, Sanim, Esulide, Renex, Nimoffin, Selide, Elide, Nimby, Bitugesic, Edil, Nimejeev, Nimutek, Nimad, Nimori, Nimogin, Sulbid, Newiide, Combilid, Nimer, Tribid, Tamid, Nimirad, Nimiff, Denim, Dexnim, Esu, Nipin, Arinox, Dolonide, Nimered, Astnim, Nimic, Tide, Vernim, Nimstar, Nimtala, Nimoogesic, Nimscal, Nimulot, Nimdol, Pifnim, Nimotil, Bestonim, Nims, Wylid, Nimucil, Nuke, Nimula, Rinim, Nimesulide, Imulid, Finegesic, Sumelide, NSD, Nimi, Nimee, Amonim, Nimsula, Karlide, Painside, Penim, Nim, Nika, Himoran, Nimy, Nimage, Limosan, Nille, G Sulide, Fanim, Bronim, Nime, Slide, Nisba, Nimugel, Nimid, Nim M, Relexulide, Nimsutech, Benim, Amulid, Nisulid, Caslide, Nimsmi, M Sulide, Nichem, Paindown, Nimsoh, Nimosh, Bentilide, Nimesyn, Nucid, Nimze, Nimoril, Bio Nim, Ana, Tonim, Nemtab, Nimuvista, Anilide, Ostonim, Pas, Zelid, Nimusid, Neede, Twinease, Nyci, Nobel, Nimtus, Spinn, Nimbond, Nimbus, Redynise, Denim Juicy, Pyrifen Gel, Hilid P, Myonal, Nimusol, Curenim, Biogesic, Nulide, Angip, Nisel TD, NM, Nimeson, Nimutab, Pronim, Nimodol, Nimi Rapi, Relisulide, Nimprex, Zydol, I Nid, Nimdis, Mazic, Emsulide, Nimol, Nugesic, Nimeron, Pyrimide, Nimuvin, Jumolid, Nimeka, Nimstal, Arsulide, Lupisulide, Nimusen, Nimcare, Nemu, Nimd, Nimcet, Nimind CT, Ginim, Nimpus, Nalgis, Nimlodi, Nimmi, Zega, Unik Junior, Patalgin, Nimtaz, Maxiflam, Doly, Needfast, Nimrod, Pyrestat, Subid, Vylid, Milenim, Nixia, Orange N, Nimupain, Gersulide, Nimdus, Doloflam, Knott, Neulab, Nex Kid, Nimik, Nimu, Olnim, Orthogesic, Novolid, Nimind, Robin, Tremolide, Zynimo, Auronim, Novogesic, Nimcell, Sidlide, Nimiz, Eusel, Nimeter, Merisulide, Nmd, Oflapoon, Resinim Plus, Arthorid, Mesulid, Nimaid, Nimcee, Nimdex, Nimobid, Nimoflam, Nimowen, Nimuspa, Niq, Nimulet, Nimisan, Nimrest, Gesnim, Nex MD, Nimopin, Toli, Flenim Plus, Nexmac, Nilide, Nimus, Nuleb, Pansulide RD, Redfast, Misogesic, Aglonim, Flenim MR, Instanim, Naba P, Nemunac, Nimugee, Spanim, New Nicip, Nimo P, Nimtop, Corfen NS, Mylid, Neosaid, Vylid ID, Nimumac, Minidol, Nilup, Nimek, Nimo, Pirodol, Niltel Fast, Dolonim, Enlide, Pyrisulide
Icosar with Alfuzosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Alfuzosin: Efzu, Alfutrol, Zyalfa, Alfusin, Alfoo, Xelflo, Velfu
Icosar with Doxazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Doxazosin: Duracard
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Aspirin / Acetylsalicylic acid: Disprin, M Spirin, Colsprin, Asprin, Loprin, Aspeeday, Acetyl Salicylic Acid, Delay Release Asprin, Sprintas, CV Sprin, Sprin, Aspent, Delisprin
Icosar with Terazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Terazosin: Terapress, Vicard T, Hytrin
Icosar with Naftopidil
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Naftopidil: Nafodil, Naftomax
Icosar with Oxyphenbutazone
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Flanil
Icosar with Phenoxybenzamine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenoxybenzamine: Zaxyben
Icosar with Benzydamine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Benzydamine: Ready Rinse, Tantum, Mucobenz
Icosar with Indapamide
MODERATE
Icosar with Digoxin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Digoxin: Digon, Cardioxin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Pyregin, Novalgin RC, Bral
Icosar with Torasemide
MODERATE
Icosar with Furosemide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Furosemide: Frussenex, Fru, Frusamide, Frusenex, Lasix HD, Urix
Icosar with Metolazone
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Metolazone: Metoz, Diurem, Zytanix, Zalat, Metadure, Lazon, Metolaz
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