LOSCOM 25MG TABLET

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Comed Chemicals Ltd

Composition for LOSCOM 25MG TABLET

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Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
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₹2.2/tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of LOSCOM TABLET

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Uses of LOSCOM TABLET

Loscom 25mg tablet is used in the treatment of hypertension and heart failure.
It may lower the risk of stroke and heart attack.
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Side effects of LOSCOM TABLET

Common

Dizziness, Back pain, Sinus inflammation, Increased potassium level in blood.

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How to use LOSCOM 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Loscom 25mg tablet at a fixed time.

How LOSCOM TABLET works

Loscom 25mg tablet is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It works by relaxing blood vessels which lower the blood pressure and also reduces the workload of the heart.

In Depth Information on LOSCOM TABLET

Expert advice for LOSCOM TABLET

  • Losartan can be taken with or without food.
  • It is best to take the first dose before bed to reduce symptomatic hypotension.
  • Losartan may cause the level of potassium in blood to go up. Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
  • Inform your doctor immediately if you have rapid swelling of the lips, tongue, and throat that may affect breathing.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
Warnings
Special precautions for LOSCOM 25MG TABLET
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Losartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Loscom 25mg 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.
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Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
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Kidney
SAFE
There is no interaction between renal impairment and consumi
ng this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
TACSANT 0.5MG CAPSULE, HEPLOCK 10IU INJECTION, LOPARIN 40MG PREFILLED SYRINGE, LITHOCAP 300MG CAPSULE

Missed Dosageuses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for LOSCOM 25MG TABLET

Frequently asked questions for 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
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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