Losacar 50/Losacar 100

Losacar 50/Losacar 100 Use In Pregnancy & Lactation

losartan

Manufacturer:

Cadila Healthcare

Distributor:

Metro Drug

Marketer:

Zydus Healthcare Phils
Full Prescribing Info
Use In Pregnancy & Lactation
Use in Pregnancy: Pregnancy Categories C (first trimester) and D (second and third trimesters).
When used in pregnancy during the second and third trimesters, drugs that act directly on the renin-angiotensin system can cause injury and even death to the developing fetus. When pregnancy is detected, Losartan Potassium should be discontinued as soon as possible.
Use in Lactation: It is not known whether losartan is excreted in human milk, but significant levels of losartan and its active metabolite were shown to be present in rat milk. Because of the potential for adverse effects on the nursing infant, a decision should be made whether to discontinue nursing or discontinue the drug, taking into account the importance of the drug to the mother.
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