Usual starting & maintenance dose: 50 mg once daily. Some patients may receive additional benefit by increasing to 100 mg once daily (in the morning). Hypertensive type II diabetic patients w/ proteinuria ≥0.5 g/day
Usual starting dose: 50 mg once daily. May be increased to 100 mg once daily based on BP response from 1 mth onwards after treatment initiation. Heart failure
Usual initial dose: 12.5 mg once daily. Titrate at wkly intervals as tolerated by patient (ie, 12.5 mg daily, 25 mg daily, 50 mg daily, 100 mg daily). Max dose: 150 mg once daily. Reduction in the risk of stroke in hypertensive patients w/ left ventricular hypertrophy documented by ECG
Usual starting dose: 50 mg once daily. Add low dose hydrochlorothiazide &/or increase losartan dose to 100 mg once daily based on BP response. Childn 6-18 yr weighing >50 kg
50 mg once daily; in exceptional cases, can be increased to 100 mg once daily, weighing 20-50 kg
25 mg once daily; in exceptional cases, can be increased to 50 mg once daily. Elderly >75 yr
Consider initiating therapy w/ 25 mg. Patient w/ intravascular vol depletion
Starting dose: 25 mg once daily.