LOSARTAN POTASSIUM - losartan potassium tablet 
Unichem Pharmaceuticals (USA), Inc.

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PATIENT INFORMATION

Losartan Potassium Tablets

(loe sar' tan poe tas' ee um)

25 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg

Rx only

Read the Patient Information that comes with losartan potassium 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 tablets?

What are losartan potassium tablets?

Losartan potassium tablets are prescription medicine called an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It is used:

Losartan potassium tablets has not been studied in children less than 6 years old or in children with certain kidney problems.

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. Losartan potassium tablets can help your blood vessels relax so your blood pressure is lower.

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.

Type 2 Diabetes with Nephropathy. Type 2 diabetes is a type of diabetes that happens mainly in adults. If you have diabetic nephropathy it means that your kidneys do not work properly because of damage from the diabetes.

Who should not take losartan potassium tablets?

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

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

Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Losartan potassium tablets and certain other medicines may interact with each other. Especially tell your doctor if you are taking:

How should I take losartan potassium tablets?

What are the possible side effects of losartan potassium tablets?

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

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

The most common side effects of losartan potassium tablets in people with type 2 diabetes with diabetic kidney disease 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 do I store losartan potassium tablets?

General information about losartan potassium tablets

Medicines are sometimes prescribed for conditions that are not mentioned in patient information leaflets. Do not use losartan potassium tablets for a condition for which it was not prescribed. Do not give losartan potassium 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 tablets. If you would like more information, talk with your doctor. You can ask your pharmacist or doctor for information about losartan potassium tablets that is written for health professionals.

What are the ingredients in losartan potassium tablets?

Active ingredients: losartan potassium

Inactive ingredients:

microcrystalline cellulose, lactose monohydrate, pregelatinized starch, sodium starch glycolate, corn starch, magnesium stearate, hypromellose, polyethylene glycol, titanium dioxide, D&C yellow no. 10 aluminium lake and FD&C blue no. 2 aluminium lake.

Additional patient information leaflets can be obtained by calling Unichem at 1-866-562-4616.

Manufactured by:

UNICHEM LABORATORIES LTD.

Ind. Area, Meerut Road, Ghaziabad – 201 003, India.

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13-R-11/2021

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Revised: 11/2021
Unichem Pharmaceuticals (USA), Inc.