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LOSAR 50MG TABLET 15'S

Manufacturer

UNICHEM LABORATORIES LTD

Pack Of

15 TABLETS

In Stock

Prescription Required
Product Details

About LOSAR 50MG TABLET 15'S

LOSAR 50MG TABLET 15'S belongs to a class of drugs known as angiotensin II receptor blockers that are used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and lower the risk of stroke in certain people with heart disease. Hypertension is a medical condition in which blood pressure is elevated persistently (<140/90) in the arteries. Heart failure is a chronic condition in which the heart is unable to pump blood as effectively as it should.

LOSAR 50MG TABLET 15'S works by blocking the action of a hormone called angiotensin II thereby preventing blood vessels from narrowing, in turn lowering the blood pressure and improving the overall blood flow. Besides this, it also protects your kidneys if you have both kidney disease and diabetes.

Take LOSAR 50MG TABLET 15'S irrespective of food daily at the same time and swallow whole with a glass of water. Do not crush, chew or break it. Your doctor will advise you how many doses you should take based on your medical condition. 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 LOSAR 50MG TABLET 15'S 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 LOSAR 50MG TABLET 15'S or any other medicines, please tell your doctor. It is advised to complete a full course of medication and does not stop taking LOSAR 50MG TABLET 15'S suddenly as it may cause recurring symptoms or worsen the condition. LOSAR 50MG TABLET 15'S is not recommended for pregnant, breastfeeding women and children below six years of age. Do not consume alcohol with LOSAR 50MG TABLET 15'S as it may increase the risk of low blood pressure. Avoid potassium supplements with LOSAR 50MG TABLET 15'S as it may lead to high potassium levels in the blood.

Uses of LOSAR 50MG TABLET 15'S

High blood pressure (hypertension), Prevention of heart failure

Directions for Use

Use LOSAR 50MG TABLET 15'S only when prescribed by a doctor. Always take LOSAR 50MG TABLET 15'S exactly as your doctor advised you. Your doctor will advise you how often you take your tablets on the basis of your medical condition. Take LOSAR 50MG TABLET 15'S irrespective of food with a glass of water daily at the same time for effective results. Do not crush, chew or break it.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of LOSAR 50MG TABLET 15'S

Like all medicines, LOSAR 50MG TABLET 15'S can cause some common side effects such as dizziness, tiredness, low blood pressure, weakness, anaemia (lack of blood), hyperkalaemia (high potassium levels in blood), changes in kidney function, orthostatic hypotension (low blood pressure when standing up from lying or sitting position) or hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar). Most of the side effects of LOSAR 50MG TABLET 15'S do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist, please consult your doctor.

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warning

If you have diabetes, kidney or liver problems, please inform your doctor before taking LOSAR 50MG TABLET 15'S. LOSAR 50MG TABLET 15'S is not recommended for pregnant women especially in 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 LOSAR 50MG TABLET 15'S. Do not consume alcohol with LOSAR 50MG TABLET 15'S as it may increase the risk of low blood pressure. Avoid potassium supplements with LOSAR 50MG TABLET 15'S as it may lead to high potassium levels in blood. Regular blood tests and blood pressure monitoring are recommended while taking LOSAR 50MG TABLET 15'S.

Safety Advice

  • Alcohol

    Consult Your Doctor

    You are recommended to avoid consumption of alcohol with LOSAR 50MG TABLET 15'S as it may increase the risk of low blood pressure and cause adverse effects such as dizziness, fainting, light-headedness or headache.

  • Pregnancy

    Consult Your Doctor

    When LOSAR 50MG TABLET 15'S 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, LOSAR 50MG TABLET 15'S should be discontinued as soon as possible.

  • Breast Feeding

    Consult Your Doctor

    Avoid breastfeeding while taking LOSAR 50MG TABLET 15'S as it may be unsafe for the baby.

  • Driving

    LOSAR 50MG TABLET 15'S may cause dizziness or drowsiness in some people. So, drive only if you are alert after taking LOSAR 50MG TABLET 15'S.

  • Liver

    LOSAR 50MG TABLET 15'S 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.

  • Kidney

    LOSAR 50MG TABLET 15'S 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.

Other Information (LOS0137)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - September 2021

Patients Concern

FAQs

No, LOSAR 50MG TABLET 15'S 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 LOSAR 50MG TABLET 15'S.

You are not recommended to take more than the prescribed dose of LOSAR 50MG TABLET 15'S as it may cause LOSAR 50MG TABLET 15'S overdose resulting in symptoms such as low blood pressure, fast or slow heartbeat. However, if you experience any of these symptoms while taking LOSAR 50MG TABLET 15'S, please consult a doctor immediately.

No, you are not recommended to take ibuprofen with LOSAR 50MG TABLET 15'S as co-administration of these two medicines may reduce the effect of LOSAR 50MG TABLET 15'S 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 LOSAR 50MG TABLET 15'S as it may increase the levels of potassium in blood (hyperkalaemia). However, please consult a doctor before taking other medicines with LOSAR 50MG TABLET 15'S.

LOSAR 50MG TABLET 15'S may be safe for diabetic patients if it is prescribed by a doctor. LOSAR 50MG TABLET 15'S 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 LOSAR 50MG TABLET 15'S. LOSAR 50MG TABLET 15'S 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.

PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

LOSAR 50MG TABLET 15'S

LOSAR 50MG TABLET 15'S

LOSAR 50MG TABLET 15'S

MRP: 107.85

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