Losartan 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.
Yes, the use of Covance 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 Covance if I feel well?
No, keep using Covance as advised by your doctor, even if you feel well. Stopping Covance 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 Covance?
Making lifestyle changes while taking Covance 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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 12th Jun 2019. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.