Trade name: Lartan AM
Strength: Amlodipine 5mg,Losartan K 50mg.
Active ingredient: Amlodipine, Losartan K
Category: Losartan belongs to Angiotensin II receptor antagonists. Amlodipine belongs to Calcium channel blockers
Pregnancy category: Losartan belongs to FDA pregnancy category D. Losartan should not be given to pregnant women. Amlodipine belongs to FDA pregnancy category C.
Uses: Lartan AM tablet is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension).
How to use: Lartan AM tablet can be taken with or without food. Use as directed by your doctor. Do not discontinue even if you feel better.
Side Effects: Headache, dizziness, back pain, fatigue, first-dose hypotension, rash, respiratory tract disorders, cough.
Dosage: Amlodipine 5 MG, Losartan K 50 mg for first one to two weeks. Can be increased to Amlodipine 10 MG, Losartan K 100 mg if adequate blood presssure control is not achieved.
Written by: : healthplus24.com team
Date last updated: April 08th, 2016
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