Lotemos HT tablet: Uses, Side effects, Dosage

Manufacturer: Genesis

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Trade name: Lotemos HT

Strength: Losartan potassium 50mg,Hydrochlorothiazide 12.5mg.

Type: Tablet

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

How to use: Take Lotemos HT 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.

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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