Arbloc Plus

Arbloc Plus

losartan + hydrochlorothiazide

Manufacturer:

Cathay YSS

Distributor:

Cathay YSS
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Per 50 mg/12.5 mg FC tab Losartan K 50 mg, hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg. Per 100 mg/12.5 mg FC tab Losartan K 100 mg, hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg. Per 100 mg/25 mg FC tab Losartan K 100 mg, hydrochlorothiazide 25 mg
Indications/Uses
Essential HTN in patients whose BP is not adequately controlled on losartan or hydrochlorothiazide alone.
Dosage/Direction for Use
50 mg/12.5 mg FC tab Initial & maintenance: 1 tab once daily.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Pregnancy (2nd & 3rd trimester) & lactation. Hydrochlorothiazide: Anuria, renal decompensation, Addison's disease.
Special Precautions
Pregnancy (1st trimester). Losartan K: Patients w/ renal artery stenosis; vol depletion (eg, those receiving high-dose diuretic therapy). Monitor serum K conc. Hyperkalaemia may occur w/ K-sparing diuretics. Renal & hepatic impairment. Elderly. Hydrochlorothiazide: May precipitate hyperuricemia &/or gout.
Adverse Reactions
Dizziness, headache, dose-related orthostatic hypotension; impaired renal function; hyperkalaemia, myalgia, arthralgia; resp tract disorders, back pain, GI disturbances, fatigue & neutropenia.
Drug Interactions
Losartan K: Potentiated antihypertensive effects w/ other drugs that lower BP. Additive hyperkalaemic effects w/ K supplements, K-sparing diuretics or other drugs that cause hyperkalaemia. Increased risk of renal impairment & attenuate hypotensive effect w/ NSAIDs. Hydrochlorothiazide: May potentiate orthostatic hypotension w/ alcohol, barbiturates, narcotics & antidepressants. Risk of lactic acidosis w/ metformin.
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
Arbloc Plus 100 mg/12.5 mg FC tab
Packing/Price
30's (P714/box)
Form
Arbloc Plus 50 mg/12.5 mg FC tab
Packing/Price
50's (P826/box)
Form
Arbloc Plus 100 mg/25 mg FC tab
Packing/Price
30's (P657.16/box)
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