Losarcar PLUS 12.5/5012.5mg+50mg
Medimet Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Losarcar PLUS 12.5/50.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Losarcar PLUS 12.5/50 is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely pre... View More
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Losarcar PLUS 12.5/50 is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to... View More
Losarcar PLUS 12.5/50 may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Losarcar PLUS 12.5/50 should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Losarcar PLUS 12.5/50 may be needed. Please... View More
Losarcar PLUS 12.5/50 should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Losarcar PLUS 12.5/50 may be needed. Please consult... View More
Losarcar PLUS 12.5/50 is a combination of two medicines. It helps to control high blood pressure in different ways. If high blood pressure is not treate... View More
Uses of Losarcar PLUS 12.5/50
- Hypertension (high blood pressure)
Side effects of Losarcar PLUS 12.5/50
- Taste change
- Upset stomach
- Decreased blood pressure
- Increased blood uric acid
- Increased blood lipid level
- Glucose intolerance
- Electrolyte imbalance
How to use Losarcar PLUS 12.5/50
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. Losarcar PLUS 12.5/50 may ... View More
How Losarcar PLUS 12.5/50 works
Losarcar PLUS 12.5/50 is a combination of two medicines: Losartan and Hydrochlorothiazide, which lowers the blood pressure effectively. Losartan is an a... View More
- You have been prescribed Losarcar PLUS 12.5/50 for the treatment of high blood pressure.
- It can be taken with or without food.
- Losarcar PLUS 12.5/50 may cause dehydration. Drink plenty of fluids and inform your doctor if you develop extreme thirst, very dry mouth or muscle weakn... View More
- It may cause dizziness. Get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
- Use of Losarcar PLUS 12.5/50 during pregnancy or breastfeeding is unsafe.
- It may also decrease the risk of stroke and heart attacks.
Hypertension, Stroke, risk reduction of hypertensive or LVH patients
Hypertension Initial: 50 mg/12.5 mg PO qDay If dose titrated upward, do not to exceed final titration of 100 mg/25 mg PO qDay or 50 mg/12.5 mg PO q1... View More
Safety and efficacy not established
Renal impairment CrCl <30 mL/min: Do not use thiazide-containing products; loop diuretic preferred CrCl >30 mL/min: No dosage adjustment required
Pregnancy, lactation; intravascular volume depletion.
Mode of Action
Hydrochlorothiazide increases renal excretion of sodium and chloride and reduces cardiac load. Losartan is an angiotensin II receptor (type AT1) antagon... View More
Existing electrolyte disturbances; hepatic cirrhosis; severe hepatic failure; oedema; elderly (>75 yr); renal impairment; hepatic impairment; diabetes, ... View More
>10% Losartan Fatigue (14%),Hypoglycemia (14%),Chest pain (12%),Cough, incidence higher in previous cough related to ACE therapy (3-11%) 1-10% Los... View More
Reduced excretion of lithium; effect of diuretic, natriuretic & other antihypertensive w/ NSAIDs including selective COX-2 inhibitors. Do not co-adminis... View More
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