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Mainstay 50mg Tablet

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Composition for Mainstay 50mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Mainstay 50mg Tablet

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Alcohol
MRP
47.61
₹4.76/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Mainstay Tablet

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Uses of Mainstay Tablet

Mainstay 50mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure. Decreasing high blood pressure lowers the risk of heart attack and stroke.
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Mainstay Tablet side effects

Common

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

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How to use Mainstay 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. Mainstay 50mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Mainstay Tablet works

Mainstay 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 Mainstay Tablet

Expert advice for Mainstay Tablet

  • Mainstay can be taken with or without food but preferably be taken at the same time of the day.
  • It is best to take the first dose before bed to reduce symptomatic hypotension.
  • Mainstay 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.
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Mainstay Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Mainstay Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Losartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Mainstay 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.
Lactation
Mainstay 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.
Driving
It is not known whether Mainstay 50mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
SAFE
Mainstay 50mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Mainstay 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.
Liver
CAUTION
Mainstay 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Mainstay 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Mainstay 50mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Mainstay Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Mainstay 50mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Mainstay Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Losartan

No, Mainstay 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
Mainstay 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. Mainstay 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
Mainstay 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 Mainstay with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Mainstay with Eplerenone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Eplerenone: Planep, Eptus, Epleran, Exinia, Eplinice
Mainstay with Triamterene
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamterene: Trymax
Mainstay with Nadroparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nadroparin: Fraxiparine, Nadropar, Fraxodi, Cardioparin
Mainstay with Dalteparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dalteparin: Fragmin, Daltehep
Mainstay with Parnaparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Parnaparin: Fluxium, Fluxum
Mainstay with Heparin
SERIOUS
Mainstay with Tinzaparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tinzaparin: Innohep
Mainstay with Cyclosporine
SERIOUS
Mainstay with Ardeparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ardeparin: Lomoparin
Mainstay with Spironolactone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spironolactone: Aldactone, Spilactone
Mainstay with Tacrolimus
SERIOUS
Mainstay with Bemiparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bemiparin: Hibor
Mainstay with Reviparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Reviparin: Clivarine
Mainstay with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin, Ticin, Cavidin, Rimactane, Rimpacin
Mainstay with Phenoxybenzamine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenoxybenzamine: Zaxyben, Fenoxene
Mainstay with Naftopidil
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Naftopidil: Nafodil, Naftomax
Mainstay with Doxazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Doxazosin: Duracard, Doxacard
Mainstay with Metamizole / Dipyrone
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Novalgin RC, Bral, Andep
Mainstay with Chlorthalidone
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione, Thalizide
Mainstay with Metolazone
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Metolazone: Metoz, Diurem, Zytanix, Zalat, Metadure, Lazon, Metolaz, Metoral
Mainstay with Furosemide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Furosemide: Frussenex, Fru, Lasix, Frusamide, Frusenex, Lasix HD, Urix, Furoped
Mainstay with Alfuzosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Alfuzosin: Efzu, Alfutrol, Zyalfa, Alfusin, Alfoo, Xelflo, Velfu
Mainstay with Prazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Prazosin: Biozocin, Renopress, Minipress, Prazopill, Pracept, Resplend, Prazolin, Prazopress
Mainstay with Oxyphenbutazone
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Sioril
Mainstay with Digoxin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Digoxin: Digon, Cardioxin, Lanoxin, Sangoxin, Digitran, Digoxin
Mainstay with Terazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Terazosin: Terapress, Vicard T, Hytrin, Teradip
Mainstay with Indapamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Indapamide: Natritor, Lorvas, Natrilix, Diurix, Insuretis, Inditor, Insuret, Indromide, Indicontin, Indap, Divret, Inzu, Natridac
Mainstay with Nimesulide
MODERATE
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