What is sartan 50mg?
What is sartan 50mg?
I Sartan 50mg Tablet is a medicine used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure. Lowering blood pressure helps to prevent future heart attacks and stroke. This medicine is also effective in preserving kidney function in patients with diabetes.
What is losartan potassium 50 mg tab used for?
Losartan is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and to help protect the kidneys from damage due to diabetes. It is also used to lower the risk of strokes in patients with high blood pressure and an enlarged heart. Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems.
What are the side effects of losartan potassium 50 mg tablet?
Common losartan side effects may include:
- cold or flu symptoms such as stuffy nose, sneezing, sore throat, fever;
- dry cough;
- muscle cramps;
- pain in your legs or back;
- stomach pain, diarrhea;
- headache, dizziness;
- tired feeling; or.
- sleep problems (insomnia).
What are the side effects of losartan HCTZ 50 12.5 mg?
- Black, tarry stools.
- blood in the urine or stools.
- cough or hoarseness accompanied by chills or fever, lower back or side pain, or painful or difficult urination.
- pinpoint red spots on the skin.
- pounding heartbeat.
- severe stomach pain, nausea, and vomiting.
- skin rash.
- swelling of the feet or lower legs.
What foods to avoid while taking losartan?
Potential Negative Interaction Potassium supplements, potassium-containing salt substitutes (No Salt, Morton Salt Substitute, and others), and even high-potassium foods (including Noni juice) should be avoided by those taking losartan, unless directed otherwise by their doctor.
What is the maximum dose for losartan?
The maximum dosage is 100 mg losartan/25 mg hydrochlorothiazide taken once per day. This drug hasn’t been studied in children and shouldn’t be used in people younger than 18 years. There are no specific recommendations for senior dosing. Older adults may process drugs more slowly.
Is losartan 50 mg being recalled?
The manufacturer can voluntarily recall their medication or the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) can request or require that a manufacturer recall a particular medication. In this case, the manufacturer has voluntarily recalled one lot of enalapril/HCTZ 10 mg/25 mg tablets, and four lots of losartan 25 mg, 50 mg, and 100 mg tablets.