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Lostar 25mg Tablet

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Acme Pharmaceutical

Composition for Lostar 25mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Lostar 25mg Tablet

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Alcohol
MRP
28
₹2.8/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Lostar Tablet

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Uses of Lostar Tablet

Lostar 25mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure.
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Lostar Tablet side effects

Common

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

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

How Lostar Tablet works

Lostar 25mg 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 Lostar Tablet

Expert advice for Lostar Tablet

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

What if you miss a dose of Lostar Tablet?uses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Lostar Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Losartan

No, Lostar 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
Lostar 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. Lostar 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
Lostar 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 Lostar with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Lostar with Spironolactone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spironolactone: Aldactone, Spilactone
Lostar with Tacrolimus
SERIOUS
Lostar with Ardeparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ardeparin: Lomoparin
Lostar with Cyclosporine
SERIOUS
Lostar with Reviparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Reviparin: Clivarine
Lostar with Parnaparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Parnaparin: Fluxium, Fluxum
Lostar with Tinzaparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tinzaparin: Innohep
Lostar with Triamterene
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamterene: Trymax
Lostar with Bemiparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bemiparin: Hibor
Lostar with Nadroparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nadroparin: Fraxiparine, Nadropar, Fraxodi, Cardioparin
Lostar with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin, Cavidin, Rimactane, Rimpacin
Lostar with Dalteparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dalteparin: Fragmin, Daltehep
Lostar with Eplerenone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Eplerenone: Planep, Eptus, Epleran, Exinia, Eplinice
Lostar with Chlorthalidone
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione, Thalizide
Lostar with Indapamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Indapamide: Natritor, Lorvas, Natrilix, Diurix, Insuretis, Inditor, Insuret, Indromide, Indicontin, Indap, Divret, Inzu, Natridac
Lostar with Terazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Terazosin: Terapress, Vicard T, Hytrin, Teradip
Lostar with Naftopidil
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Naftopidil: Nafodil, Naftomax
Lostar with Alfuzosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Alfuzosin: Efzu, Alfutrol, Zyalfa, Alfusin, Alfoo, Xelflo, Velfu
Lostar with Metolazone
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Metolazone: Metoz, Diurem, Zytanix, Zalat, Metadure, Lazon, Metolaz, Metoral
Lostar with Benzydamine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Benzydamine: Tantum, Mucobenz, B Mine
Lostar with Nimesulide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Edil, Zelid, Nimusid, Neede, Nimujet, Twinease, Nyci, Nise, Nobel, Nimtus, Spinn, Nimbond, Nimbus, Redynise, Nizer, Denim Juicy, Pyrifen Gel, Hilid P, Nicip, Myonal, Nimtech, Nelsid, 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, Nimotil, Nimstal, Arsulide, Lupisulide, Nimusen, Nimcare, Nemu, Nimd, Nimcet, Supernim, 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, Remulide, Nimind, Robin, Tremolide, Nimi, 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, Nex, Nimus, Nuleb, Pansulide RD, Redfast, Misogesic, Aglonim, Flenim MR, Instanim, Naba P, Nemunac, Nimugee, Spanim, New Nicip, Nimo P, Nimtop, Corfen NS, Mylid, Neosaid, Nimulid, Vylid ID, Nimumac, Minidol, Nilup, Nimek, Nimo, Pirodol, Niltel Fast, Dolonim, Enlide, Pyrisulide, Infanim, Dynalid, Nilpain, Nimecon, Nimutec, Nipace, Resinim, Ortinims, I Nid Aio, Nimace, Nimfast, Soonil, Denim Kid, Actinim, Nimogen, Nimos, Nimular, Geeflam, Kazolid, Numed, Painulide, Nuaid, Dolide, Nimeb, Nimogem, Nimujet Bcd, Nimvista, Nisulid, Aulin, Nimlin, Nimpic, Aurolide, Nicare, Nim, Nimbet, Nimitis, Nimcox, Embulide, Mangolide, Naba, Nemosif, Solide, Flenim, Genlide, Nimjet, Nimuwin, Nise Mdt, Anafebrin, Nimbid, Nimotrin, Nimcet Juicy, Arpinim, Jumolid Kid, Orange N Juicy, Ranter, Pazz, Neopar, Disnim, Nimulet Kid, Nide, Blisulide, Nimsa, Nimucon
Lostar with Digoxin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Digoxin: Digon, Cardioxin, Lanoxin, Sangoxin, Digitran, Digoxin
Lostar with Phenoxybenzamine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenoxybenzamine: Zaxyben, Fenoxene
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Aspirin / Acetylsalicylic acid: Colsprin, Asprin, Loprin, Aspirin, Aspeeday, Acetyl Salicylic Acid, Delay Release Asprin, Aspin, Sprintas, CV Sprin, Sprin, Aspent, Delisprin, Ascad, E Prin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Novalgin RC, Bral, Andep
Lostar with Doxazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Doxazosin: Duracard, Doxacard
Lostar with Oxyphenbutazone
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Sioril
Lostar with Prazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Prazosin: Biozocin, Renopress, Minipress, Prazopill, Pracept, Resplend, Prazolin, Prazopress
Lostar with Furosemide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Furosemide: Frussenex, Fru, Lasix, Frusamide, Frusenex, Lasix HD, Urix, Furoped
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