Medicine Overview of Lotam Tablet
Side Effects of Lotam are Sleepiness, Taste change, Ankle swelling, Headache, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Dizziness, Tiredness, Palpitations, Stomach upset, 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. Lotam Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Lotam Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Losartan and Amlodipine which lower blood pressure effectively. Losartan is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) and Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker (CCB). They work by relaxing the blood vessels and making the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body.
In Depth Information on Lotam Tablet
- You have been prescribed this combination medicine as it can control blood pressure better than either alone.
Lotam Tablet may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
- It may cause you to feel lightheaded or weak especially when you stand up. Rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
Avoid consuming alcohol as it may enhance the blood pressure lowering effect of this medicine.
- It can cause ankle or foot swelling. Raise your legs while you’re sitting down and talk to your doctor if it does not go away.
Do not take Lotam Tablet if you are pregnant, planning to conceive, or breastfeeding.
Lotam Tablet related warnings
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lotam 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.
Lotam Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Lotam Tablet may cause side effects such as dizziness, headaches, nausea or tiredness, all of which could affect your ability to concentrate and drive.
Lotam Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Lotam Tablet is recommended.
Lotam Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lotam Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Lotam Tablet is started at a lower dose in patients with liver disease and further increased slowly with careful monitoring.
Questions Related to Lotam
High blood pressure and diabetes
Dr. Pushkar Mani
just telling high BP and sugar wil not help in giving u medicinetell the details since when u have diabetes and hypertensionwhat medicine u taking for bothand also do following blood testHba1c, Blood sugar ( fasting & PP), Urine routine, CBC, ESR, Lipid profile, Thyroid profile, Serum creatinine, BUN, eGFR, AST & ALT
How to maintain high blood pressure?What type of restrictions in High blood pressure?
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Avoid fried food and extra salts and regular exercise
What precautions taken to control High blood pressure
Dr. Ravi Shankar M.
Walking, reduce stress, Reduce stress levels, and Tab Siledin 1-0-1 after food for one motnhs
What is the best cure for high blood pressureB P 160/90
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Hello, greetings from 1mg.com You need medications Kindly consult nearby physician for examination and proper managementTake salt restricted diet Avoid fatty foods Exercise daily, walk for 1 km
High blood pressure and high cholesterol.How can I control it
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
salt restricted diet, oily food to avoid, take abana tab 2 tab twice, arjunin cap 2 cap twicedaily do physical exercise
At times feel full of anger that results in high blood pressure
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Anger is a natural emotional response to feeling of being wronged and/ or not being able to protect oneself from being wronged. The anger response looses it's relevance when perception of being wronged may be exaggerated or misplaced. It may happen in depression, anxiety, mood disorders, substance use disorders, psychotic disorders or impulse control disorders etc. Anger management is aimed at identifying the triggers and the thought patterns behind this response. You can start by identifying what makes you angry and why and then start analysing your perceptions. You may see a psychotherapist/psychiatrist to guide you. Some anger issues are biological impulse control issues and one needs medicines to treat them. Treatment of primary psychiatric conditions like depression, anxiety and psychosis also mitigates anger.
Any proper medicine for high Blood pressure 150/90 without any side effect with minimum dose per day.
Dr. Anshul Varshney
Hello, Welcome to 1mg. I am Anshul Varshney for your help. The best one would be a Amlodipine. However, your kidney functions, pulse rate would be the factors in deciding the appropriate dosages and drug.
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