|Generic Name||Losartan potassium|
|Pack Size||Qty||Price Per Pill or Unit||Price||Cart|
|30 Tablet/s||US$ 0.23||US$ 7.50|
|60 Tablet/s||US$ 0.21||US$ 12.5017%US$ 15.00|
|90 Tablet/s||US$ 0.19||US$ 17.5022%US$ 22.50|
Loscar 25 mg is also used to protect the kidneys from damage due to diabetes. It also decreases the risk of various cardiovascular diseases such as stroke and myocardial infarction. Losartan is an Angiotensin II receptor antagonist. Losartan was the first angiotensin antagonist to be marketed. Losartan Potassium is the active moieties that synergistically reduce the high levels of blood pressure. Blood pressure is the force of blood pushing against blood vessel walls. High blood pressure (HBP) means the pressure in your arteries is higher than it should be. Another name for high blood pressure is hypertension. Blood pressure is written as two numbers, such as 117/79 mm Hg.
- The top, systolic, number is the pressure when the heartbeats
- The bottom, diastolic, number is the pressure when the heart rests between beats
Normal blood pressure is 120/80 mm Hg. High blood pressure is a pressure of 140 systolic or higher and/or 90 diastolic or higher that stays high over time.
Losartan is an Angiotensin-II receptor antagonist. Angiotensin II hormone exerts two prime effects, one is the constriction of blood vessels and the other is salt/fluid retention in kidneys by forming Aldosterone hormone. Losartan drug stops the formation of Angiotensin-II, which in turn causes relaxation of blood vessels and increases the blood flow.
Losacar 25 mg can impair your thinking or reaction. So be careful while driving or doing any other motor activity. Before any surgery, please tell your doctor that you are taking this drug. Do not use potassium supplements or salt substitutes without consulting your doctor. Avoid the intake of alcohol, as it can enhance the Losartan Potassium side effects. Do not use expired drugs. Keep a complete record of all the medicines you are taking along with this medicine.
All medicines have their side effects, sometimes they are serious, but most of the times they are not. You need to consult a doctor if following effects are observed such as tachycardia, jaundice, the high potassium level in body, drowsiness and confusion, loss of appetite, pain in the stomach, back pain, dry cough, skin rashes, etc.
The general recommended drug is 50 mg once daily and can be increased up to 100 mg. The doctor may increase or decrease the dose depending upon the need and severity of the condition. The dose is adjusted according to the blood pressure response. It is up to a doctor that what would be the best therapeutic dose for you. Losartan Potassium controls hypertension, but it does not cure it. It is important to take the drug as instructed by your doctor. Even if you feel fine, do not stop taking medicine. Before discontinuing the medication, consult your doctor first.