Dosage form :
    Film-Coated Tablet
    PBX class :
    Angiotensin II Receptor Antagonist
    Active substance :
    Consist :

    1 tablet contains Losartan 50 mg

    Dosage and Administration :

    Losartan is given by mouth as the potassium salt.

    In hypertension the usual dose is 50 mg once daily. The maximum effect is achieved in about 3 to 6 weeks after initiating treatment. The dose may be increased, if necessary, to 100 mg daily in one or two divided doses. An initial dose of 25 mg once daily is suggested for the elderly over 75 years-of-age, and for patients with moderate to severe renal impairment (creatinine clearance less than 20 mL per minute), or intravascular fluid depletion. A reduced dose should also be considered for patients with hepatic impairment.

    Indications for use:
    It is used in the management of hypertension and may have a role in patients who develop cough with angiotensin-converting-enzyme inhibitor (ACE inhibitor). It has also been tried in heart failure and in myocardial infarction.