Losar is a medicine used to treat high blood pressure and heart disease. Lowering blood pressure helps to prevent future heart attack and stroke. This m... View More
Uses of Losar
Side effects of Losar
How to use Losar
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. Losar may be taken with or... View More
How Losar works
Losar is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It relaxes the blood vessel by blocking the action of a chemical that usually makes blood vessels tighte... View More
What if you forget to take Losar?
If you miss a dose of Losar, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Diabetic nephropathy, Hypertension, Stroke risk reduction of hypertensive or LVH patients, Heart Failure, Hypertensive Patients with Left Ventricular Hy... View More
May be taken with or without food.
Oral Hypertension Adult: 50 mg once daily, may increase to 100 mg/day as single dose or in 2 divided doses if needed. Patients w/ intravascular volume... View More
Hypertension <6 years: Safety and efficacy not established Child: >6 yr 20-50 kg: Initially, 0.7 mg/kg. Max: 50 mg/day; >50 kg: Initially, 1.4 mg/... View More
Renal impairment: CrCl <20 ml/min: Initially 25 mg once daily.
Losartan potassium is contraindicated in patients who are hypersensitive to the active ingredient or any component of the drug. Concomitant use w/ alisk... View More
Mode of Action
Losartan is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist. It selectively and competitively blocks the vasoconstricting and aldosterone-secreting effects of ang... View More
Volume-depleted patients including patients on high-dose diuretics. Patients w/ bilateral renal artery stenosis , aortic or mitral stenosis. Renal and m... View More
>10% Fatigue (14%),Hypoglycemia (14%),Anemia (14%),Urinary tract infection (UTI) (13%),Chest pain (12%),Weakness (14%),Diarrhea (2-15%),Cough; incidenc... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy Categories C (first trimester) and D (second and third trimesters).
May decrease plasma levels / fluconazole and rifampicin. May increase serum lithium levels and toxicity. May antagonise hypotensive effect and increase ... View More
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