Trade name: Losium
Strength: Hydrochlorothiazide 12.5mg,Losartan K 50mg.
Active ingredient: Losartan K , Hydrochlorothiazide
Category: Losartan belongs to angiotensin II receptor antagonists. Hydrochlorothiazide belongs to thiazide diuretic (water pill)
Pregnancy category: Losartan belongs to US FDA pregnancy category D. Hydrochlorothiazide belongs to US FDA pregnancy category B (D if used to treat pregnancy-induced hypertension)
Uses: Losium H tablet is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension).
How to use: Take Losium H tablet orally with or without food. To get the most benefit from the medication do not forget the dose. It is usually given once daily in the morning.
Side Effects: Nausea and vomiting, constipation, diarrhea, dry mouth, drowsiness, headache, dizziness, muscle pain, muscle cramps, fatigue, rashes, impotence, hyperglycaemia, anorexia.
Dosage: Losartan 50 mg and hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg once daily for first one month and can be increased to Losartan 100 mg and hydrochlorothiazide 25 mg
Written by: : healthplus24.com team
Date last updated: April 10th, 2016
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