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Composition FOR LOSA

Losartan(50 mg)

food interaction for LOSA

alcohol interaction for LOSA

pregnancy interaction for LOSA

lactation interaction for LOSA

medicine interaction for LOSA

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Losa 50 mg tablet at a fixed time.
Taking Losartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.
UNSAFE
Losa 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Losa 50 mg tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR LOSA

    Losartan(50 mg)

    Uses

    Losa 50 mg tablet is used in the treatment of increased blood pressure , heart failure, heart attack and diabetic kidney disease

    How it works

    Losa 50 mg tablet relax the blood vessels which lower the blood pressure and also reduces the workload of the heart. As a result, the heart works more efficiently.

    Common side effects

    Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Weakness, Dizziness, Fatigue, Anemia, Renal impairment, Vertigo, Increased potassium level in blood

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      Rs. 5.44/tablet
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      Rs. 2.93/tablet
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    Expert advice FOR LOSA

    • Losartan may cause dizziness and lightheadedness. To avoid this, take the Losartan at bedtime, drink plenty of water and get up slowly after sitting or lying down.
    • Avoid driving, if you feel dizzy after consuming Losartan.
    • Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
    • Notify your doctor immediately if you are or planning to become pregnant. 
    • Losartan should be discontinued a day prior to the scheduled surgery.

    Frequently asked questions FOR LOSA

    Losartan

    Q.

    Is losartan a blood thinner?
    No, losartan 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 losartan safe?
    Losartan 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

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    Q.

    Is losartan 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 losartan gluten free?
    Yes. losartan 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 losartan cause constipation/infrequent urination/ drowsiness/ headache/ itching/ cough/ lower heart rate?
    Losartan 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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    Content on this page was last updated on 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)