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    Losartan + Hydrochlorothiazide

    Information about Losartan + Hydrochlorothiazide

    Losartan + hydrochlorothiazide uses

    Losartan+Hydrochlorothiazide is used in the treatment of high blood pressure.

    How losartan + hydrochlorothiazide works

    This is a combination of two medicines: Losartan and hydrochlorothiazide which lower blood pressure effectively. Losartan is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It works by blocking the hormone angiotensin thereby relaxing blood vessels. This allows the blood to flow more smoothly and the heart to pump more efficiently. Hydrochlorothiazide is a diuretic that removes extra water and certain electrolytes from the body. Over time it also relaxes blood vessels and improves blood flow.

    Common side effects of losartan + hydrochlorothiazide

    Nausea, Altered taste, Stomach upset, Diarrhoea, Headache, Dizziness, Weakness, Decreased blood pressure, Increased blood uric acid, Increased blood lipid level, Glucose intolerance, Electrolyte imbalance

    Available Medicine for Losartan + Hydrochlorothiazide

    • ₹158 to ₹289
      Unichem Laboratories Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹87 to ₹102
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹102
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹129
      Zydus Cadila
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹52
      Mankind Pharma Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹30
      Unison Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹144
      Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹104
      Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹40
      Blue Cross Laboratories Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹201
      Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      1 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Losartan + Hydrochlorothiazide

    • You have been prescribed Losartan + Hydrochlorothiazide for the treatment of high blood pressure. It decreases the risk of stroke and heart attacks.
    • It can be taken with or without food.
    • Losartan + Hydrochlorothiazide may cause dehydration. Drink plenty of fluids and Inform your doctor if you develop extreme thirst, muscle weakness or very dry mouth.
    • It may cause dizziness. Get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
    • Losartan + Hydrochlorothiazide is not safe to use if you're pregnant or breastfeeding.

    Content on this page was last updated on 08 June, 2018, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)