Lozadip tablet: Uses, side effects, dosage

Manufacturer: Alkem(Bergen)

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Trade name: Lozadip

Strength: Amlodipine 2.5mg,Losartan K 25mg

Type: Tablet

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: Lozadip tablet is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension).

How to use: Lozadip 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.

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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