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Lara 25 mg Tablet

Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Lara 25 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Lara 25 mg Tablet

Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
DISCONTINUED
We do not sell this product at present

Medicine Overview of Lara Tablet

Uses of Lara Tablet

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

Lara Tablet side effects

Common

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

How to use Lara 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. Lara 25 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Lara Tablet works

Lara 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 Lara Tablet

Expert advice for Lara Tablet

  • You have been prescribed Lara 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.
  • Lara 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.
  • Lara 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 Lara 25 mg Tablet during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Tell your doctor if you become pregnant while taking Lara 25 mg Tablet.
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Lara Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Lara Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Losartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lara 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
Lara 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 Lara 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
Lara 25 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Lara 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
Lara 25 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lara 25 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Lara 25 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Lara Tablet?uses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Lara Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Losartan

Q. Is Lara a blood thinner?
No, Lara 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 Lara safe?
Lara 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 Lara 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 Lara gluten free?
Yes. Lara 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 Lara cause constipation/infrequent urination/ drowsiness/ headache/ itching/ cough/ lower heart rate?
Lara 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 Lara with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Lara with Triamterene
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamterene: Trymax
Lara with Spironolactone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spironolactone: Aldactone, Spilactone
Lara with Eplerenone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Eplerenone: Planep, Eptus, Epleran
Lara with Tinzaparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tinzaparin: Innohep
Lara with Parnaparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Parnaparin: Fluxium, Fluxum
Lara with Dalteparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dalteparin: Fragmin, Daltehep
Lara with Reviparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Reviparin: Clivarine
Lara with Tacrolimus
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tacrolimus: Imunotac, Emgraf, Taclicept, Pangraf, Tacsant, Tacloran, Rengraf, Vingraf, Tacromus, Tacmus, Tacimun, Seegraf
Lara with Nadroparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nadroparin: Fraxiparine
Lara with Bemiparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bemiparin: Hibor
Lara with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Pyregin, Novalgin RC, Bral
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
Lara with Oxyphenbutazone
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Flanil
Lara 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
Lara with Torasemide
MODERATE
Lara with Doxazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Doxazosin: Duracard
Lara with Alfuzosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Alfuzosin: Efzu, Alfutrol, Zyalfa, Alfusin, Alfoo, Xelflo, Velfu
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenoxybenzamine: Zaxyben
Lara with Digoxin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Digoxin: Digon, Cardioxin
Lara with Indapamide
MODERATE
Lara with Terazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Terazosin: Terapress, Vicard T, Hytrin
Lara with Chlorthalidone
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Chlornol, Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione
Lara with Naftopidil
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Naftopidil: Nafodil, Naftomax
Lara with Benzydamine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Benzydamine: Ready Rinse, Tantum, Mucobenz
Lara with Metolazone
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Metolazone: Metoz, Diurem, Zytanix, Zalat, Metadure, Lazon, Metolaz
Lara with Furosemide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Furosemide: Frussenex, Fru, Frusamide, Frusenex, Lasix HD, Urix

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