Medicine Overview of Losgard Tablet
Dizziness, Back pain, Sinus inflammation, Increased potassium level in blood.
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. Losgard 50mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Losgard 50mg Tablet is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It works by blocking the hormone angiotensin thereby relaxing blood vessels, allowing the blood to flow more smoothly and the heart to pump more efficiently.
In Depth Information on Losgard Tablet
You have been prescribed Losgard 50mg Tablet to improve your blood pressure.
Lowering blood pressure reduces chances of future heart attack & strokes.
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.
Losgard 50mg 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.
Losgard 50mg 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 Losgard 50mg Tablet during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Tell your doctor if you become pregnant while taking Losgard 50mg Tablet.
Losgard Tablet related warnings
Taking Losartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Losgard 50mg 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.
Losgard 50mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
It is not known whether Losgard 50mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Losgard 50mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Losgard 50mg 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.
Losgard 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Losgard 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Losgard 50mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
If you miss a dose of Losgard 50mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions about Losgard Tablet
No, Losgard 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
Losgard 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
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
Yes. Losgard 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
Losgard 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 Losgard with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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