LOSARTAN POTASSIUM AND HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE- losartan potassium and hydrochlorothiazide tablet, film coated 
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Patient Information

Losartan Potassium and Hydrochlorothiazide (loe-SAR-tan poe-TASS-ee-um and hye dro klor o THY a zide) Tablets, USP

Read the Patient Information that comes with losartan potassium and hydrochlorothiazide tablets before you start taking it and each time you get a refill. There may be new information. This leaflet does not take the place of talking with your doctor about your condition and treatment.

What is the most important information I should know about losartan potassium and hydrochlorothiazide tablets?

What are losartan potassium and hydrochlorothiazide tablets?

Losartan potassium and hydrochlorothiazide tablets contain 2 prescription medicines, an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) and a diuretic (water pill). It is used to:

Losartan potassium and hydrochlorothiazide tablets have not been studied in children less than 18 years old.

High Blood Pressure (hypertension). Blood pressure is the force in your blood vessels when your heart beats and when your heart rests. You have high blood pressure when the force is too much. The losartan ingredient in losartan potassium and hydrochlorothiazide tablets can help your blood vessels relax so your blood pressure is lower. The hydrochlorothiazide ingredient in losartan potassium and hydrochlorothiazide tablets works by making your kidneys pass more water and salt.

Left Ventricular Hypertrophy (LVH) is an enlargement of the walls of the left chamber of the heart (the heart's main pumping chamber). LVH can happen from several things. High blood pressure is the most common cause of LVH.

Who should not take losartan potassium and hydrochlorothiazide tablets?

Do not take losartan potassium and hydrochlorothiazide tablets if you:

What should I tell my doctor before taking losartan potassium and hydrochlorothiazide tablets?

Tell your doctor about all your medical conditions including if you:

These could cause you to have low blood pressure.

Tell your doctor about all of the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.

Losartan potassium and hydrochlorothiazide tablets and certain other medicines may interact with each other. Especially tell your doctor if you are taking:

Know the medicines you take. Keep a list of your medicines and show it to your doctor and pharmacist when you get a new medicine.

How should I take losartan potassium and hydrochlorothiazide tablets?

What are the possible side effects of losartan potassium and hydrochlorothiazide tablets?

Losartan potassium and hydrochlorothiazide tablets may cause the following side effects that may be serious:

The most common side effects of losartan potassium and hydrochlorothiazide tablets in people with high blood pressure are:

Tell your doctor if you get any side effect that bothers you or that won't go away. This is not a complete list of side effects. For a complete list, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

How should I store losartan potassium and hydrochlorothiazide tablets?

General information about losartan potassium and hydrochlorothiazide tablets

Medicines are sometimes prescribed for conditions that are not mentioned in patient information leaflets. Do not use losartan potassium and hydrochlorothiazide tablets for a condition for which it was not prescribed. Do not give losartan potassium and hydrochlorothiazide tablets to other people, even if they have the same symptoms that you have. It may harm them.

This leaflet summarizes the most important information about losartan potassium and hydrochlorothiazide tablets. If you would like more information, talk with your doctor. You can ask your pharmacist or doctor for information that is written for health professionals.

What are the ingredients in losartan potassium and hydrochlorothiazide tablets?

Active ingredients: losartan potassium, USP and hydrochlorothiazide, USP

Inactive ingredients: colloidal silica anhydrous, hydroxypropyl cellulose (low substituted), hypromellose, lactose monohydrate, magnesium stearate, maize starch, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, sodium starch glycolate, talc and titanium dioxide.

Please address medical inquiries to, MedicalAffairs@zydususa.com or Tel.: 1-877-993-8779.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

This Patient Information has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Revised: 12/2019
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