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LOSAR 25MG TAB

Losar 25mg Tab
Uses and Benefits

Uses and Benefits

Losar 25mg Tab is a medicine which is used to treat heart failure, high blood pressure, and is also effective in preserving kidney function in patients with diabetes. However, the uses mentioned here may not be exhaustive. There may be other reasons or situations in which this medicine might be used.

Composition

Composition

The active ingredient of Losar 25mg Tab is Losartan 25 MG.

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Losar 25mg Tab works by lowering blood pressure in order to help prevent future heart attack and stroke. Losar 25mg Tab lowers blood pressure by relaxing blood vessels and making it easier for your heart to pump blood around your body.

Contraindications and Cautions

Contraindications and Caution

Patients with the following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their health care professionals before taking this medicine

  • Hypersensitivity or allergy to Losar 25mg Tab or any of its components
  • Allergy to any other drugs
  • Kidney ailments
  • Liver problems
  • Any other ailments or illnesses that you may have
  • Caution: It is very important to tell your doctor about your complete medical history. Before taking this medicine tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are
  • Pregnant or breastfeeding
  • Suffering with any pre-existing conditions/illnesses
Side Effects

Side and Adverse Effects

Losar 25mg Tab is generally well tolerated when taken in the prescribed dosage guidelines. Most side-effects are usually mild and resolve on their own. However, if they seem to persist for a longer duration of time, please consult your doctor. The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of this medicine. Some common side-effects are as follows:

  • Allergic reactions to any of the compounds in Losar 25mg Tab
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Decreased blood pressure
  • Hypoglycemia (low blood glucose level)
  • Increased potassium level in blood
  • Increased blood urea
How to Use

How to Use

Losar 25mg Tab can be taken with food or on an empty stomach. The dose and duration should be followed as prescribed by your doctor. It is best to take this medicine at a fixed time. It is important that this medicine should not be taken more than the recommended dose.
Swallow the tablet whole with water, immediately after opening the tablet from the strip. Do not try to break/crush/chew the tablet.
Avoid missing or forgetting a dose. If you do, take Losar 25mg Tab as soon as you remember; but if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take it at the next scheduled time. Do not take two doses of this medicine at the same time as it can be dangerous to your health.
Bear in mind that it takes a few weeks for the medicine to work so you need to take it regularly even if you feel it is not doing you any good. Your doctor may check your blood pressure, kidney function, and potassium levels in your blood at regular intervals while you are taking this medicine.
It should be taken only by the person for whom it has been recommended by a qualified physician.

Overdosage

Signs and symptoms MAY BE NOTED in case of an overdosage. If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions in your body after taking this medicine, please contact your doctor immediately. It is best to avoid taking more than the prescribed dosage of this medicine. Depending on the dosage, symptoms may vary from individual to individual. It is possible you may experience the following signs or symptoms:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Itching
  • Rashes
  • Dizziness
Warnings and Precautions

Warnings and Precautions

It is best to take Losar 25mg Tab only on the advice of a medical practitioner. Adjustment of dosage or avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:

Kidney:

safe to use in case of any kidney ailment/disorder? Losar 25mg Tab may make it hard for your kidneys to perform essential tasks like getting rid of waste from the body, keeping your blood pressure steady, making red blood cells. Also, if your kidneys are already damaged, be sure to tell your doctor.

Liver:

safe to use in case of any liver ailment/disorder? This medicine may be unsafe to use by patients with liver ailments. This medicine may harm the liver and people with liver disease may be at increased risk of developing severe complications. Tell your doctor in order to make sure the medicine is helping you and not causing any harm.

Pregnancy:

safe to use in pregnant women? Losar 25mg Tab may be unsafe for pregnant women. Although only limited studies have been carried out in humans, studies done on animals have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. This medicine is a powerful medicine and therefore, it should be taken by pregnant women only when recommended by the physician. The doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing this medicine.

Lactation:

safe to use in breastfeeding women? Losar 25mg Tab may be unsafe and may lead to serious and adverse side effects if you are breastfeeding. This tablet should not be taken unless your doctor says it is necessary to use during breastfeeding. Studies have shown that a small amount of the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby. Whether this medicine may be used or not by a breast-feeding mother should be decided by the doctor.

Alcohol:

is it okay to consume alcohol during the use of this medicine? Mixing alcohol and medications may increase the risk of adverse reactions or complications, decrease the effectiveness of medications or even render them useless. Interactions of alcohol with drugs may make them harmful or even toxic to the body. Consumption of alcohol is not advisable. Please consult your doctor.

Driving:

does this medicine make you dizzy/ interfere with your sleep? Most people do not realize that many prescription and over-the-counter medicines can cause drowsiness and impair the ability to drive, thus making driving dangerous for themselves and others. If you notice any abnormal changes after ingesting Losar 25mg Tab, it is better to avoid driving. Please consult your doctor.

Food:

Interactions between food and drugs may inadvertently reduce or increase the effect of the drug. Some commonly used herbs, fruits or other ingredients may cause failure of the therapy or even cause serious alterations of the patient’s health. this medicine can be taken with food or without it but it is not known whether there are any interactions with food. Please consult your doctor.

Drug Interactions:

Drug interactions may be dangerous as they could change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. Be sure to keep a list of all the medicines you use for other illnesses including prescription medicines and herbal products in order to share it with your doctor. Do not start it on your own. Please consult your doctor.

Precautions
  • Keep this medicine out of reach of small children.
  • Keep this medicine in a cool place, away from heat and moisture.
  • Check the date of expiry of this medicine and do not use the medicine beyond its date of expiry.
  • Do not accept a damaged product.
  • Store this medicine at room temperature.
FDA Pregnancy Category

FDA Pregnancy Category

Category D: There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

 


Drug Composition information
What is Losartan for:

This medication is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB), prescribed for high blood pressure.

How does Losartan work:

It is also used for prevention of stroke, and diabetic nephropathy.

How should Losartan be used:

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food. Adult: PO- The recommended dose is 50 mg once daily. Max: 100 mgday.

Common side effects of Losartan :

Feeling dizzy. Rise slowly over a few minutes when sitting or lying down. Be careful climbing. High potassium level. Signs include feeling weak, lightheaded, dizzy, feel like passing out, or have numbness or tingling. Loose stools (diarrhea). Cough. Kidney function that gets worse.

What do I do if I miss a dose

Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.

What precautions should I take when taking Losartan :

If you have an allergy to losartan or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs. If you have a block in the kidneys arteries. • If you have high blood sugar (diabetes) and are taking aliskiren. If you are pregnant or may be pregnant. If you are breast-feeding.

When do I need to seek medical help

If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Very bad dizziness or passing out. Very bad headache. Cough that does not go away. Too much sweat, fluid loss, throwing up, or loose stools. May lead to low blood pressure. Signs of high potassium. For women, if you get pregnant while taking this drug. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

Can I take Losartan with other medicines:

Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

Are there any food restrictions

Avoid Alcohol

How do I store Losartan :

Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

Pregnancy Category

Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

Therapeutic Classification

Angiotensin II Antagonists


Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions
Q1. What is the use of Losar 25mg Tab?

Losar 25mg Tab is a medicine used to treat heart failure, high blood pressure, and is also effective in preserving kidney function in patients with diabetes.

Q2. Can we take Losar 25mg Tab daily?

It is best to use this medicine as directed on the label or exactly as prescribed by your doctor. It is recommended not to use this tab in smaller or larger amounts or for a longer duration of time than recommended.

Q3. How many Losar 25mg Tab can be taken in a day?

This medicine is best taken as recommended by the doctor.

Q4. What are the side effects of Losar 25mg Tab?

Side effects are allergic reactions to any of the compounds in this medicine, dizziness, headache, decreased blood pressure, hypoglycemia (low blood glucose level), increased potassium level in blood and increased blood urea.

Q5. Does Losar 25mg Tab make you sleepy?

No. This tab does not make you drowsy. However, please tell your doctor about all other medicines that you may be taking as drug interactions may make you sleepy.

Q6. When should I take Losar 25mg Tab?

At a fixed time as per your doctor’s recommendations.

Q7. Is Losar 25mg Tab harmful for health?

No. This medication is quite safe to take. However, pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their doctor before taking it. Please follow recommendations of your doctor correctly to avoid complications.

Q8. Can we take Losar 25mg Tab on an empty stomach or should take it with food?

It can be taken with or without food.

Q9. What are the precautions I need to follow while taking the Losar 25mg Tabs?

Patients with hypersensitivity or allergy to this medicine or any of its components, allergy to any other drugs, liver disease, kidney disease should consult their doctor before taking this medicine. Avoid drinking alcohol as it may interact with this medicine.

Q10. Can I give Losar 25mg Tab to a child?

Giving medicines to children is complicated. Please consult your doctor before administering any drug to your child.

Q11. How long does the effect of Losar 25mg Tab last?

It usually depends on dose and duration that the medicine has been taken.

Q12. Can I take Losar 25mg Tab during pregnancy?

This medicine may not be safe but please consult your doctor.

Q13. At what time can I take Losar 25mg Tab?

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It is better to take it at a fixed time.

Q14. Can I take Losar 25mg Tab without a doctor’s prescription?

No. Prescription Required.

Q15. Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am taking Losar 25mg Tab?

Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause interactions with this medicine.

Q16. How to store Losar 25mg Tab? Should I refrigerate it?

Please store at room temperature (10-30°C).

Q17. If I have trouble swallowing Losar 25mg Tab, can I mix it in water and drink?

No. Please swallow it whole.

Q18. For how long should I take Losar 25mg Tab?

The dose and duration should be followed as prescribed by your doctor.

Q19. By when should I start seeing results of Losar 25mg Tab?

The amount of time taken by Losar 25mg Tab to show its effect is subject to vary based on the individual and intended use.

Q20. What are the alternate medicines to the Losar 25mg Tab?

LOSAWYN 25MG TAB
,
LOSIUM 25MG 30S TAB
,
REVAS 25MG TAB

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indrad -382721,dist mehsana,india

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