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      LOSARITE 50MG TAB

      Losarite 50mg Tab
      Uses and Benefits

      Uses and Benefits

      Losarite 50mg Tab is a medicine used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) in order to reduce the workload of the heart. Losarite 50mg Tab helps prevent heart attacks and strokes.Losarite 50mg Tab 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 Losarite 50mg Tab is Losartan 50 MG

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Losarite 50mg Tab contains losartan which works to relax the blood vessels so blood can flow more easily.

      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 Losarite 50mg Tab or any of its components
      • Allergy to any other drugs
      • Heart problems
      • Liver ailments
      • Kidney problems
      • Blood pressure issues
      • 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

      Losarite 50mg 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 Losarite 50mg Tab
      • Increased urination
      • Itching or rash
      • Abdominal pain
      • Dry mouth
      • Weakness
      • Nausea and Vomiting
      • Fast heartbeat
      • Chest pain
      • Dizziness
      • Diarrhea
      • Swelling of face and lips
      • Cough
      • Headache
      • Nasal congestion
      • Muscle cramps
      How to Use

      How to Use

      Losarite 50mg Tab can be taken with food or without it. 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 it 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.
      Losarite 50mg Tab contains a diuretic (water pill) and will make you urinate more, so it is advised to avoid take this medicine at least four hours before going to bed. Bear in mind that it takes a few weeks for it to work so you need to take it regularly even if you feel it is not doing you any good. You must keep taking the medicine until your doctor advises you to stop.
      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 Losarite 50mg Tab, 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:

      • Rashes
      • Itching
      • Diarrhea
      • Nausea
      • Vomiting
      • Palpitations
      • Sweating
      • Trouble breathing
      Warnings and Precautions

      Warnings and Precautions

      It is best to take Losarite 50mg 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? This medicine 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? This medicine 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? This medicine 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. This tab may cause dizziness. If you notice any abnormal changes after ingesting this 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. Potassium supplements, potassium-containing salt substitutes and even high-potassium foods (including Noni juice) should be avoided by those taking losartan, unless directed otherwise by their doctor. 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. This drug interacts with lithium, blood pressure drugs, NSAIDs, rifampin, diuretics, drugs or supplements that contain potassium. 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 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.


      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 Losarite 50mg Tab?

      This medicine is a combination medicine used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) in order to reduce the workload of the heart. This medicine helps prevent heart attacks and strokes and is usually used when only one medicine is not able to control the blood pressure effectively.

      Q2. What are the side effects of Losarite 50mg Tab?

      Side effects are allergic reactions to any of the compounds in this medicine, increased urination, itching or rash, abdominal pain, dry mouth, weakness, nausea and vomiting, fast heartbeat, chest pain, dizziness, diarrhea, swelling of face and lips, cough, headache, nasal congestion and muscle cramps.

      Q3. Should we take Losarite 50mg Tab with food or without food?

      It can be taken with food or without it.

      Q4. What are the precautions to be followed while taking Losarite 50mg Tab?

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

      Q5. Does Losarite 50mg 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. Is Losarite 50mg Tab harmful? What does an overdose of Losarite 50mg Tab lead to?

      No. This medication is quite safe to take. However, an overdosage can lead to symptoms like trembling, rashes, swelling, sweating, nausea, vomiting and palpitaions. Please follow recommendations of your doctor correctly to avoid complications.

      Q7. Can I take Losarite 50mg Tab during pregnancy?

      This medicine is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine.

      Q8. Can Losarite 50mg Tab be taken without a doctor’s prescription?

      It needs a prescription.

      Q9. Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am on Losarite 50mg Tab?

      Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can lower the blood pressure drastically.

      Q10. How to store Losarite 50mg Tab?

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

      Q11. If I have trouble swallowing Losarite 50mg Tab, can I mix it in water and drink it?

      No. Please swallow it whole.

      Q12. Can we give Losarite 50mg Tab to children?

      This medicine is not recommended for use in children since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

      Q13. By when should I start seeing the results of Losarite 50mg Tab?

      The effect of this medicine can be observed within 2 hours of administration of the dose.

      Q14. How long does the effect of Losarite 50mg Tab last?

      The effect of this medicine can last for an average duration of 24 hours.

      Q15. Can we take this medicine daily? If yes, how many tablets can we take everyday?

      Medicines should always be taken under medical supervision. Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor: for dosage and duration.

      Q16. For how many days should I take this medicine?

      The number of days that any medicine must be taken varies from patient to patient; and case to case. So always stick to your doctor’s suggestion about how many days to take this medicine.

      Q17. When should I take this medicine? / What time can I take this medicine?

      Use the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration.

      Note: All of the above information is for reference purpose only. It is always recommended that you consult a medical professional.

      Seller Information
      Manufactured By

      PURE & CURE HEALTHCARE PVT.LTD

      (a subsidiary of akums drugs & pharmaceuticals ltd.) plot no. 26a, 27-30, sector-8a, i.i.e., sidcul, ranipur, haridwar - 249 403, uttarakhand

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      PURE & CURE HEALTHCARE PVT.LTD

      (a subsidiary of akums drugs & pharmaceuticals ltd.) plot no. 26a, 27-30, sector-8a, i.i.e., sidcul, ranipur, haridwar - 249 403, uttarakhand

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