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Losar-Beta Tablet

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Product introduction

Losar-Beta Tablet is a medicine used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). It is a combination of two medicines that helps to control blood pressure when a single medication is not effective. It also helps to reduce chances of any future heart attack and stroke.

You can take Losar-Beta Tablet at any time of day, with or without food, but it is best to take it at the same time each day. Keep taking it for as long as advised by your doctor. Even if you feel well, do not stop this medicine on your own because high blood pressure often has no symptoms. If you stop taking it, your condition may get worse. Keeping active with regular exercise, reducing your weight and eating a healthy diet will also help control your blood pressure. Follow your doctor’s advice while taking this medicine.

The most common side effects of this medicine include nausea, taste change, constipation, diarrhea, and headache. Consult your doctor If any of these bother you, or get worse, or do not go away. Dizziness might occur as lowering of blood pressure, which get improved with time. It may increase the level of potassium in the blood, hence avoid potassium rich food and supplements.

Before taking it, let your doctor know if you have any liver or kidney problems. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor for advice before taking this medicine. You also need to tell your doctor what other medicines you are taking especially those used to treat high blood pressure or heart conditions. You should have your blood pressure, liver function and electrolytes level such as potassium checked regularly to make sure that this medicine is working properly.

Uses of Losar-Beta Tablet

Benefits of Losar-Beta Tablet

In Hypertension (high blood pressure)

Losar-Beta Tablet relaxes the blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily around your body. It also blocks the effects of some chemicals on your heart and blood vessels. This slows down your heart rate and helps the heart beat with less force. As a result, your blood pressure is lowered and this helps in reducing your risk of having a stroke, a heart attack, other heart problems, or kidney problems in the future. This medicine needs to be taken regularly to be effective, so keep taking it even if you feel well. Do not stop without talking to your doctor.

Side effects of Losar-Beta Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Losar-Beta

  • Nausea
  • Taste change
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Weakness
  • Dizziness
  • Cold extremities
  • Upset stomach
  • Increased potassium level in blood
  • Slow heart rate
  • Numbness of extremity
  • Decreased blood pressure

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

How Losar-Beta Tablet works

Losar-Beta Tablet is a combination of two blood-pressure lowering medicines: Atenolol and Losartan.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Losar-Beta Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Losar-Beta 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.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Losar-Beta Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Losar-Beta Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Losar-Beta Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Losar-Beta Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended and can help in better dose adjustment.
Liver
CAUTION
Losar-Beta Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Losar-Beta Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Losar-Beta Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you forget to take Losar-Beta Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Losar-Beta Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick tips

  • You have been prescribed Losar-Beta Tablet for the treatment of high blood pressure.
  • Lowering blood pressure reduces chance of future heart attack & strokes.
  • It may cause dizziness. Get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor as it can cause sudden increase in your blood pressure.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
CARDIAC

Patient concerns

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High blood pressure, hypertension, hypothyroidism. General weakness. She has been taking Tablet Telsar Beta 25mg for over 15 days now and is experiencing very bad effects like Giddiness, vomiting sensation, extreme tiredness, shivering and palms becoming come. Has a bad stomach uneasiness almost all day.
Dr. Akshay Choudhary
Ayurveda
Consult your physician who prescribed her Tab.Telsar Beta
BP is 190/90, i hv given losar 25 two teblates, pls suggest
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Cardiology
Need to find cause for hypertensionPlease send physician near u for proper examination and blood work up
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References

  1. Atenolol. Ruislip, Middlesex: Thame Laboratories; 2015. [Accessed 04 Feb. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Losartan potassium. Whitehouse Station, New Jersey: Merck & Co. Inc.; 2008. [Acccessed 04 Feb. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Drugs.com. Atenolol Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings. [Accessed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Drugs.com. Losartan. [Accessed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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Name: Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Address: Off. Ashram Road, Ahmedabad - 380 009., Gujarat, India
Country of origin: India

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