Duocare

Duocare

Manufacturer:

Stallion Labs

Distributor:

North Care
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Losartan K 50 mg, amlodipine besilate 5 mg
Indications/Uses
HTN, angina pectoris & mild to moderate HTN, alone or in combination w/ other antihypertensives.
Dosage/Direction for Use
1 tab once daily, may be increased to 2 tab once daily.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to losartan, amlodipine or other dihydropyridines. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn.
Special Precautions
Patients w/ bilateral renal artery stenosis or stenosis of an artery to a single kidney, aortic valve stenosis, & hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy. Symptomatic hypotension may occur, heart failure, porphyria. Hepatic or severe renal impairment. Elderly.
Adverse Reactions
Edema, dizziness, flushing, & palpitation. Fatigue, nausea, abdominal pain, somnolence.
Drug Interactions
Antagonized antihypertensive effect w/ NSAIDs. Reduced antihypertensive effect w/ sympathomimetics. May lead to elevation of serum K w/ K-sparing diuretics. May produce additive antihypertensive & antianginal effects w/ SL nitroglycerin, long-acting nitrates, β-blockers or other antianginal agents.
ATC Classification
C09DB06 - losartan and amlodipine ; Belongs to the class of angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs) and calcium channel blockers. Used in the treatment of cardiovascular disease.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Duocare FC tab
Packing/Price
100's
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