Losacor HCT

Losacor HCT

losartan + hydrochlorothiazide

Manufacturer:

Sandoz

Distributor:

Zuellig
/
Agencia Lei Va Hong
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Per 50/12.5 mg Losartan K 50 mg, hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg. Per 100/25 mg Losartan K 100 mg, hydrochlorothiazide 25 mg
Indications/Uses
Treatment of HTN.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult 50/12.5 mg tab 1-2 tab daily. 100/25 mg tab 1 tab daily.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to losartan, hydrochlorothiazide or to other sulfonamide-derived drugs. Gout. Electrolyte disturbances. Severe renal & hepatic impairment. Pregnancy (2nd & 3rd trimester) & lactation. Childn <18 yr.
Special Precautions
Angioedema; salt-restricted diet; severe vomiting or diarrhoea; heart failure; renal artery stenosis or stenosis of the artery to a solitary kidney; atherosclerosis; angina pectoris; aortic or mitral valve stenosis; hypertrophic cardiomyopathy; diabetes; allergic condition, asthma, SLE; hypercalcaemia, hyperkalaemia; Conn's syndrome; adrenal gland tumour. Perform parathyroid function test. False positive doping test. Lactose intolerance. Patients on diuretics & anaesth. Pregnancy (1st 12 wk).
Adverse Reactions
Cough, upper airway infection, nasal congestion, sinusitis, sinus disorder; diarrhoea, abdominal pain, nausea, indigestion; muscle pain or cramps, leg & back pain; insomnia, headache, dizziness; weakness, tiredness, chest pain; increased K levels, decreased Hb levels.
Drug Interactions
Lithium; K supplements, K-containing salt substitutes, K-sparing medicines; diuretics; laxatives; vit D supplements; insulins & oral antidiabetic agents; antihypertensives; steroids; antifungals; colestyramine; sleeping tab; muscle relaxants; morphine; adrenaline; antigout; antiarrhythmics; analgesics, antiarthritics, medicines for cancer.
ATC Classification
C09DA01 - losartan and diuretics ; Belongs to the class of angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs) in combination with diuretics. Used in the treatment of cardiovascular disease.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Losacor HCT FC tab 100/25 mg
Packing/Price
30's
Form
Losacor HCT FC tab 50/12.5 mg
Packing/Price
30's
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