Kardiostan

Kardiostan

losartan

Manufacturer:

Interphil

Distributor:

Interphil
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Losartan K
Indications/Uses
Treatment of HTN. Protection in patients w/ diabetic nephropathy.
Dosage/Direction for Use
HTN 50 mg, may be increased to 100 mg/day once or in 2 divided doses. Diabetic nephropathy Initially 50 mg/day, may be increased to 100 mg. Patient w/ hepatic impairment Initially 25 mg. Elderly w/o hepatic insufficiency 50 mg daily, may be increased to 100 mg/day in 2 divided doses. Moderate to severe renal impairment, intravascular or salt depletion 25 mg/day.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Special Precautions
Renal & hepatic impairment. Renal artery stenosis. Correct vol depletion prior to treatment. Lactation. Childn <6 yr w/ CrCl <30 mL/min/1.73 m2. Elderly patients w/ renal impairment.
Adverse Reactions
Dizziness, headache, orthostatic & dose-related hypotension; hypersensitivity reactions eg, rash, urticaria, pruritus & angioedema.
Drug Interactions
Fluconazole, phenytoin & grapefruit juice; rifampicin; spironolactone & other K-sparing diuretics; ACE inhibitors, β-blockers; lithium.
MIMS Class
Angiotensin II Antagonists
ATC Classification
C09CA01 - losartan ; Belongs to the class of angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs). Used in the treatment of cardiovascular disease.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Kardiostan FC tab 100 mg
Packing/Price
100's (P22/film-coated tab)
Form
Kardiostan FC tab 50 mg
Packing/Price
100's (P16/film-coated tab)
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