Trade name: Alsartan
Strength: 25 mg
Active ingredient: Losartan
Category: Angiotensin II receptor antagonists
Pregnancy category: Losartan belongs to US FDA pregnancy category D. Losartan should not be given to pregnant women.
Uses: Alsartan 25 mg tablet is used to treat high blood pressure. It is also used to treat kidney disease in people with high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes.
How to use: Alsartan 25 mg tablet can be taken with food or with out food. It takes about a month before your blood pressure is under control. Do not discontinue with out consulting your doctor.
Side Effects: Dry cough, headache, diarrhea, stomach pain.
Dosage: Initial dose is 50 mg orally. Maintenance dose is 25 mg to 100 mg orally daily.
Written by: : healthplus24.com team
Date last updated: June 21st, 2015
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