LOSARTAN (Oral) (Tablet)

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Dose Losartan drug leades to any kind of gall stones or liver enlargement or prostate

My father has been taking Losartan 50 mg since 33 years now. Reacently during his complete body checkup he was diagnosed with Gallstones, liver enlargement and increase prostate. I wanted to know that dose Losartan has any adverse event of this type d...
by Taru in U.P., India, 07/18/2014

Losacar and Bone loss

I have been taking Losacar for the last two years .does Losacar H cause bone loss in a patient.
by v.sharma in india, 02/22/2007

losartan potassium,side effects

has anyone experienced a tingling sensation on their forehead after taking the tablets for a prolonged period. I have tried anti hystameins with no effect.
by Simon James Mitchell, 01/11/2008

Can LOSARTAN be used in children?

my 5 year old has had the Ross-Procedure at age 11 months he also had repair of autograph aortic valve and 2nd replacement of homograph pulmonary valve and partial repair of acending aortic root aneurysum at age 4. He has no mesh or any substance arou...
by Rhonda in kalamazoo , Mi, 11/28/2006

LOSARTAN (Oral) (Tablet) Drug and Prescription Information

LOSARTAN (Oral) (Tablet)

LOSARTAN (Oral) (Tablet) Medication Classification

LOSARTAN (By mouth)

LOSARTAN (Oral) (Tablet) Brandname


LOSARTAN (Oral) (Tablet) is used for the Treatment

Losartan (loe-SAR-tan) Treats high blood pressure.

When To Not Use LOSARTAN (Oral) (Tablet)

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to losartan, or if you are pregnant.

How Should You Use LOSARTAN (Oral) (Tablet)


  • Your doctor will tell you how much of this medicine to take and how often. Do not take more medicine or take it more often than your doctor tells you to.
  • You may take the medicine with or without food.
  • Carefully follow your doctor's instructions about any special diet.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • If you miss a dose or forget to take your medicine, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to take the medicine and skip the missed dose.
  • Do not use extra medicine to make up for a missed dose.

Proper LOSARTAN (Oral) (Tablet) Storage

Store LOSARTAN (Oral) (Tablet) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep LOSARTAN (Oral) (Tablet) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using LOSARTAN (Oral) (Tablet)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

  • Make sure your doctor knows if you are also using diuretics, or "water pills" (such as furosemide, hydrochlorothiazide, Aldactazide®, Aldactone®, Dyazide®, Hyzaar®, Lasix®, Lotrel®, Maxzide®, Moduretic®, Norvasc®, Zestoretic®).
  • Do not use potassium supplements or salt substitutes without asking your doctor.

LOSARTAN (Oral) (Tablet) Warnings

  • Using this medicine while you are pregnant can harm your unborn baby. Use an effective form of birth control to keep from getting pregnant. If you think you have become pregnant while using the medicine, tell your doctor right away.
  • Make sure your doctor knows if you are breastfeeding, or if you have kidney disease, liver disease, or congestive heart failure.
  • This medicine may make you dizzy or drowsy. Avoid driving, using machines, or doing anything else that could be dangerous if you are not alert.
  • If you stop using this medicine, your blood pressure may go up. High blood pressure usually has no symptoms. Even if you feel well, do not stop using the medicine without asking your doctor.

LOSARTAN (Oral) (Tablet) Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in face or hands, swelling or tingling in the mouth or throat, tightness in chest, trouble breathing
  • Change in how much or how often you urinate
  • Chest pain (may be related to your disease and not a side effect)
  • Confusion, weakness, irregular heartbeat, shortness of breath, numbness or tingling in hands, feet, or lips
  • Dry mouth, increased thirst, muscle cramps, nausea or vomiting
  • Fast or slow heartbeat
  • Lightheadedness or fainting
  • Swelling in the hands, ankles, or feet
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Cough, stuffy or runny nose, sore throat
  • Diarrhea
  • Muscle pain
  • Trouble sleeping

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