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Losar 50 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Unichem Laboratories Ltd
Medicine composition: Losartan
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: October 10, 2019

Losar tablet belongs to the angiotensin II receptor antagonists group of drugs. It prevents the blood vessels in your body from narrowing which helps in lowering the blood pressure and improving the blood circulation. This medication has the ability to lower the possible risk of stroke in people suffering from any heart condition.

The dosage and the form of having this drug depends on your age, severity of your condition, medical history and also how your body reacts when you take the first dose. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as possible. However, ensure that you do not take two doses at the same time just because you missed the previous one. Overdosing can make you feel dizzy, weak or a pounding heart.

This drug is used to treat the following problems:

These are the following side effects of this medication:

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    This medicine is excreted largely in faeces and the effect lasts for a duration of approximately 24 hours.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The peak effect of this medicine can be observed in 1 to 1.5 hours.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendency has been reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    This medicine is not recommended for women who are breastfeeding.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    The missed dose should be taken as soon possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it's already time for your next scheduled dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of overdose.

Losar 50 MG Tablet displaces angiotensin II with very high affinity from its binding site at the AT1 receptor subtype, which is responsible for the known actions of angiotensin II.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Disease

    Disease

    This drug interacts with Congestive Heart Failure.
  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Alcohol

    Consumption of alcohol with this medicine will lower the blood pressure and can cause dizziness, headache, changes in heart rate. Avoid driving or operating heavy machinery if you have these symptoms.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Medicine

    This medication interacts with Captopril, Aliskiren, Dexamethasone etc.
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