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Elsar-50 Tablet 10's

Elsar-50 Tablet 10's

Prescription drug
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Composition

LOSARTAN-50MG

Manufacturer/Marketer

Aretaeus Pharmaceuticals

Consume Type

ORAL

Return Policy

Returnable

Expires on or after

Jan-25

About Elsar-50 Tablet

Elsar-50 Tablet is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension), chronic heart failure, and diabetic nephropathy. It is also used to decrease the risk of stroke in people who have high blood pressure and a heart condition called left ventricular hypertrophy (enlargement of the walls of the left side of the heart).

Elsar-50 Tablet contains Losartan, which works by blocking the action of certain natural substances that tighten the blood vessels, allowing the blood to flow more smoothly and the heart to pump more efficiently.

In some cases, you may experience dizziness, tiredness, low blood pressure, weakness, anaemia (lack of blood), hyperkalaemia (high potassium levels in the blood), change in kidney function, orthostatic hypotension (low blood pressure when standing up from lying or sitting position) or hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar). Most of these side effects of Elsar-50 Tablet do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist, please consult your doctor.

If you are known to be allergic to Elsar-50 Tablet or any other medicines, please tell your doctor. It is advised to complete a full course of medication and not stop taking Elsar-50 Tablet suddenly, as it may cause recurring symptoms or worsen the condition. Elsar-50 Tablet is not recommended for pregnant, breastfeeding women and children below six years of age. Do not consume alcohol with Elsar-50 Tablet as it may increase the risk of low blood pressure. 

Uses of Elsar-50 Tablet

Treatment of High blood pressure (hypertension), diabetic nephropathy, and prevention of heart failure/stroke.

Medicinal Benefits

Elsar-50 Tablet belongs to a class of drugs known as angiotensin II receptor blockers used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension), chronic heart failure, and diabetic nephropathy. It is also used to decrease the risk of stroke in people who have high blood pressure and a heart condition called left ventricular hypertrophy (enlargement of the walls of the left side of the heart). Elsar-50 Tablet contains Losartan, which works by blocking the action of certain natural substances that tighten the blood vessels, allowing the blood to flow more smoothly and the heart to pump more efficiently.

Directions for Use

Elsar-50 Tablet should be swallowed as a whole with water; do not crush or chew it.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Elsar-50 Tablet

  • Dizziness
  • Tiredness
  • Low blood pressure
  • Weakness
  • Anaemia (lack of blood)
  • Hyperkalaemia (high potassium levels in the blood)
  • Changes in kidney function
  • Orthostatic hypotension (low blood pressure when standing up from lying or sitting position)
  • Hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar)

Drug Warnings

If you have diabetes, kidney or liver problems, please inform your doctor before taking Elsar-50 Tablet . Elsar-50 Tablet is not recommended for pregnant women, especially in the second and third trimesters, as it may cause serious harm to the unborn baby (fetus). Therefore, pregnant or breastfeeding women are advised to consult a doctor before taking Elsar-50 Tablet . Do not consume alcohol with Elsar-50 Tablet as it may increase the risk of low blood pressure. Avoid potassium supplements with Elsar-50 Tablet as they may lead to high potassium levels in the blood. Regular blood tests and blood pressure monitoring are recommended while taking Elsar-50 Tablet .

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interaction: Elsar-50 Tablet may have interaction with pain killers (ibuprofen, aspirin), high blood pressure lowering medicines (lisinopril, enalapril, ramipril, benazepril, captopril, fosinopril, moexipril, perindopril, quinapril, trandolapril, enalaprilat, aliskiren), water pills (amiloride, spironolactone, triamterene), blood thinners (heparin), muscle relaxant (tizanidine), antibiotics (trimethoprim), and potassium supplements.

Drug-Food Interaction: Elsar-50 Tablet may interact with potassium salt substitutes, potassium supplements and grapefruit or its juice.

Drug-Disease Interaction: People with angioedema (swelling of tissue below the skin), low blood pressure (hypotension), diabetes, kidney, liver, and heart problems should consult a doctor before taking Elsar-50 Tablet .

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List

  • IBUPROFEN
  • ASPIRIN
  • LISINOPRIL
  • ENALAPRIL
  • RAMIPRIL
  • BENAZEPRIL
  • CAPTOPRIL
  • FOSINOPRIL
  • MOEXIPRIL
  • PERINDOPRIL
  • QUINAPRIL
  • ALISKIREN
  • AMILORIDE
  • SPIRONOLACTONE
  • TRIAMTERENE
  • HEPARIN
  • TIZANIDINE
  • TRIMETHOPRIM

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Maintain a low-salt diet and minimize eating processed foods as they contain more sodium. Try to replace salt with spices or herbs to add flavour to the food.
  • Do regular exercise such as cycling, walking, jogging, dancing or swimming for a minimum of 30 minutes per day.
  • Chronic stress may also cause high blood pressure. Therefore, avoid stress triggers and make time for yourself to relax and do activities that you enjoy.
  • Maintain a diet that is rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains and low-fat dairy products.
  • Avoid smoking and alcohol intake.

Special Advise

  • Monitor your blood pressure regularly, and if you notice any fluctuations, please consult a doctor.
  • A low salt diet and regular exercise are recommended along with Elsar-50 Tablet for effective results.

Disease/Condition Glossary

Hypertension (high blood pressure): It is a medical condition in which the blood pressure is elevated persistently in the arteries. High blood pressure is mostly caused by obesity, diabetes, smoking, high salt intake, stress, lack of physical activity, or ageing. Normal blood pressure lies between 90/60 mmHg and 120/80 mmHg. If the blood pressure is 140/90 mmHg or greater, it is considered high blood pressure. If it is left untreated, it may lead to heart disease and stroke. 

Heart failure: It is a chronic condition in which the heart is unable to pump blood as effectively as it should. Heart failure may occur due to certain conditions like high blood pressure, swelling or damage of heart muscle, faulty heart valves, or narrow arteries in the heart. Symptoms of heart failure include tiredness, shortness of breath, fast heartbeat, and swollen legs.

Diabetic nephropathy: It is a condition in which the body does not use insulin normally and, therefore, cannot control the amount of sugar in the blood, leading to kidney problems and high blood pressure. Symptoms include poor appetite, swelling of hands, feet, and face, weakness, nausea, and drowsiness.

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Alcohol

Unsafe

You are recommended to avoid consumption of alcohol with Elsar-50 Tablet as it may increase the risk of low blood pressure and cause adverse effects such as dizziness, fainting, light-headedness or headache.

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Pregnancy

Unsafe

When Elsar-50 Tablet is used in the pregnancy during the 2nd and 3rd trimesters it affects the renin-angiotensin system can cause injury and even death to the unborn baby. So when pregnancy is detected, Elsar-50 Tablet should be discontinued as soon as possible.

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Breast Feeding

Unsafe

Avoid breastfeeding while taking Elsar-50 Tablet as it may be unsafe for the baby.

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Driving

Caution

Elsar-50 Tablet may cause dizziness or drowsiness in some people. So, drive only if you are alert after taking Elsar-50 Tablet .

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Liver

Caution

Elsar-50 Tablet should be given with caution, especially if you have a history of Liver diseases/conditions. The dose may be adjusted by your doctor as required.

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Kidney

Caution

Elsar-50 Tablet should be given with caution, especially if you have a history of Kidney diseases/conditions. The dose may be adjusted by your doctor as required.

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Children

Caution

It is not recommended for children below 6 years. However, for children above 6 years, give Elsar-50 Tablet in doses as prescribed by a doctor.

Country of origin

INDIA

Manufacturer/Marketer address

No 77/31, 53Rd Street Ashok Nagar Chennai Tn 600083 In , - , .
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FAQs

Elsar-50 Tablet is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension), chronic heart failure, and diabetic nephropathy. It is also used to decrease the risk of stroke in people who have high blood pressure and a heart condition called left ventricular hypertrophy (enlargement of the walls of the left side of the heart).
Elsar-50 Tablet works by blocking the action of certain natural substances that tighten the blood vessels, allowing the blood to flow more smoothly and the heart to pump more efficiently.
No, Elsar-50 Tablet is not recommended for use during pregnancy especially in the second and third trimesters as it may harm the developing baby. Therefore, if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy, please inform your doctor before taking Elsar-50 Tablet .
You are not recommended to take more than the prescribed dose of Elsar-50 Tablet as it may cause Elsar-50 Tablet overdose resulting in symptoms such as low blood pressure, fast or slow heartbeat. However, if you experience any of these symptoms while taking Elsar-50 Tablet , please consult a doctor immediately.
No, you are not recommended to take ibuprofen with Elsar-50 Tablet as co-administration of these two medicines may reduce the effect of Elsar-50 Tablet and increase the risk of impaired kidney function. However, if you experience loss of appetite, sudden weight loss or weight gain, weakness, muscle cramps, vomiting, nausea, decreased or increased urination, irregular heart rhythm and fluid retention, please consult a doctor immediately. If you are supposed to use these medicines together, you are advised to contact your doctor so that the dose may be adjusted to use safely.
No, you are not recommended to take potassium supplements with Elsar-50 Tablet as it may increase the levels of potassium in blood (hyperkalaemia). However, please consult a doctor before taking other medicines with Elsar-50 Tablet .
Elsar-50 Tablet may be safe for diabetic patients if it is prescribed by a doctor. Elsar-50 Tablet protects kidney and slows down the decrease of kidney function in hypertensive (high blood pressure) type 2 diabetic patients.
If you have any kidney problems, it is advised to inform your doctor before taking Elsar-50 Tablet . Elsar-50 Tablet may worsen kidneys function if there is any existing kidney problem. However, if you experience unexplained weight gain, swelling in feet, ankles or hands, please consult your doctor immediately.

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