What is Losartan?
Losartan Tablet is a medicine that is used for the treatment of High Blood Pressure, Kidney Disease In High Blood Pressure Patients, Kidney Disease In Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients, Chronic Heart Failure, Stroke In Heart Disorder Patients, Stroke In High Blood Pressure Patients and other conditions.
Losartan Tablet contains Losartan as an active ingredient.
Losartan Tablet works by blocking the action of natural substances that tighten the blood vessels.
Detailed information related to Losartan Tablet's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.
Losartan Tablet Uses
Losartan Tablet is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
· High Blood Pressure
· Kidney Disease In High Blood Pressure Patients
· Kidney Disease In Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients
· Chronic Heart Failure
· Stroke In Heart Disorder Patients
· Stroke In High Blood Pressure Patients
Losartan Tablet Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Losartan Tablet improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:
· Blocking the action of natural substances that tighten the blood vessels.
Losartan Tablet - Composition and Active Ingredients
Losartan Tablet is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
· Losartan (25 MG)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.
Losartan Tablet - Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Losartan Tablet. This is not a comprehensive list. These side effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side effects, especially if they do not go away.
· Low Blood Pressure With Change Of Position
· Serum Potassium
· Serum Creatinine
Losartan Tablet - Precautions & How to Use
Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
· Do not drive or operate heavy machinery
· Have dizziness, fatigue, cough, or throat irritation
· Have unexplained muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness
· Monitor blood pressure 1 week after starting the drug