The drug acts by preventing the action of a hormone called angiotensin II in the human body. Angiotensin II generally acts on special receptors in the body, with two major results. Losartan blocks the receptors that angiotensin II acts on, and so prevents its actions. This leads to a decrease in the salt and water retention by the kidneys as well as relaxation of the peripheral blood vessels, which results in control of blood volume and blood pressure.
Indication: Mild to Moderate hypertension with or without diabetes.
Drug Composition: Losartan Potassium 25 & 50 mg Tablets.
Dosage: 25-100 mg once or twice daily when starting. Maintenance dosage: 50 mg once a day.
Contraindications: Severe hepatic impairment. Concurrent admin of aliskiren.
Precautions: History of angioedema. Renal artery stenosis. Obstructive valvular disease. Outflow obstruction. Cardiomyopathy.
This product is currently only available in India against valid prescription from a Registered Medical Practitioner. This is not an offer for sale.
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