Hextan

Hextan

losartan

Manufacturer:

Hexagon Pharma

Distributor:

Trumed
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Losartan K
Indications/Uses
HTN, alone or in combination w/ other w/ other antihypertensives.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Initially, 50 mg once daily. Patients w/ intravascular vol-depletion & history of hepatic impairment 25 mg daily.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Special Precautions
Symptomatic hypotension. Hepatic & renal impairment. Discontinue when pregnancy is detected.
Adverse Reactions
Facial edema, fever, orthostatic effects, syncope. Angina pectoris, 2nd degree AV block, CVA, hypotension, MI, arrhythmias; anorexia, constipation, dental pain, dry mouth, flatulence, gastritis, vomiting; anemia; gout; arm, hip, knee & musculoskeletal pain, joint swelling, stiffness, arthralgia, arthritis, fibromyalgia, muscle weakness; anxiety, confusion, depression, dream abnormality, hypesthesia, decreased libido, memory & sleep disorder, somnolence, tremor, vertigo; dyspnea, bronchitis, pharyngeal discomfort, epistaxis, rhinitis, resp congestion; alopecia, dermatitis, dry skin, ecchymosis, erythema, flushing, photosensitivity, pruritis, rash, sweating, urticaria; blurred vision, burning/stinging in the eye, conjunctivitis, taste perversion, tinnitus, decreased in visual acuity; impotence, nocturia, urinary frequency & UTI; increased BUN; decreased Hb & hematocrit; elevation of liver enzymes.
Drug Interactions
ATC Classification
C09CA01 - losartan ; Belongs to the class of angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs). Used in the treatment of cardiovascular disease.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Hextan film-coated tab 50 mg
Packing/Price
100's
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