Both biliary and urinary excretions contribute to the elimination of losartan and its metabolites. Generally speaking, drug interactions fall into three main categories: Continue to use the medication even if you feel fine. Losartan prevents the binding of angiotensin-II to these receptors, causing the blood vessels to relax which in turn lowers the blood pressure. Ask your pharmacist how to throw away medicines you no longer use.
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Each Losartan Potassium 25 mg Tablet contains 25 mg of losartan as potassium salt. Special caution is necessary if you are being treated concomitantly with another angiotensin-II receptor antagonist such as valsartan or telmisartan as the frequency of low blood pressure, fainting, increase in potassium levels and changes in kidney function may be increased. The maximal blood pressure lowering effect should be reached weeks after beginning treatment.
Should losartan be taken in the morning or evening to avoid frequent night time bathroom visits? Marketing authorisation number s 9. Your dose, form, and how often you take it will depend on:. Losartan tablets are used to treat patients with high blood pressure hypertension in adults, children and adolescents years of age.
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Concomitant use of angiotensin II antagonists or diuretics and NSAIDs may lead to an increased risk of worsening of renal function, including possible acute renal failure, and an increase in serum potassium, especially in patients with poor pre-existing renal function. You may not be able to tell if this drug is helping your kidney function or reducing your risk of stroke.
In controlled clinical studies, once - daily administration of Losartan to patients with mild to moderate essential hypertension produced statistically significant reductions in systolic and diastolic blood pressure. This is not a complete list of side effects for losartan. Tuberculosis drugs These drugs can increase how quickly your body removes losartan. Sign me up for Healthline's Newsletter.
Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company. Identification color green shape oval imprint 93, This medicine is a green, oval, film-coated, tablet imprinted with "93" and "". If you take too many tablets, contact your doctor immediately or go to the nearest hospital casualty department.
Notes Do not share this medication with others.