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Zotan 50 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Zotan Tablet

Zotan 50 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure.

Zotan Tablet side effects

Common
  • Dizziness
  • Back pain
  • Sinus inflammation
  • Increased potassium level in blood

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

How Zotan Tablet works

Zotan 50 mg Tablet is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It relaxes blood vessel by blocking the action of a chemical that usually makes blood vessels tighter. This lowers the blood pressure, allowing the blood to flow more smoothly to different organs and the heart to pump more efficiently.

Zotan Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Losartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Zotan 50 mg 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
Zotan 50 mg 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 Zotan 50 mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
SAFE
Zotan 50 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Zotan 50 mg 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
Zotan 50 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zotan 50 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Zotan 50 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Zotan Tablet?

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

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Zotan 50 mg Tablet to improve your blood pressure.
  • Lowering blood pressure reduces the chance of future heart attack & stroke.
  • 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.
  • It 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.
  • It may increase the level of potassium in blood. Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
  • Do not take it during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Tell your doctor if you conceive while taking Zotan 50 mg Tablet.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Zotan with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Psycolith
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Cnoxrin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Excrete
MODERATE
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Zotan

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High blood pressure and diabetes
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
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
Heart Specialist
Avoid fried food and extra salts and regular exercise
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FAQs

Q. Can I feel dizzy after taking Zotan?

Yes, the use of Zotan can make you feel dizzy. This may occur when you suddenly get up from lying or sitting position. To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.

Q. Can I stop taking Zotan if I feel well?

No, keep using Zotan as advised by your doctor, even if you feel well. Stopping Zotan suddenly may lead to serious complications such as heart attack and stroke.

Q. What are some of the lifestyle changes I should make while using Zotan?

Making lifestyle changes while taking Zotan can boost your health. Avoid smoking, as smoking increases your risk of having heart attack and stroke. If you are overweight or obese, try to lose weight. You should maintain a healthy diet by including fruits and vegetable in your meals. Regular exercise can make your heart strong and reduce the risk of heart attack.
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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Flat No 1 Plot No 158 Shri Kirthi, 8th Cross Street, Kolathur, Chennai - 600099, Senthil Nagar Near BSNL Office
One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Zotan 50mg Tablet. Once the pharmacy accepts your order, the details of the pharmacy will be shared with you. Acceptance of your order is based on the validity of your prescription and the availability of this medicine.
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