Cosart H Tablet

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Cosart H Tablet

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Losartan, Hydrochlorothiazide साल्ट से बनी दवाएं:

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Cosart H Information

Cosart H is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Tablet. The alternative uses of Cosart H have also been explained below.

The optimal dosage of Cosart H is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

The most common side effects of Cosart H are Abdominal Pain, Cough. Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Cosart H as well, which are listed below. Such side effects of Cosart H normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

Cosart H's effect during pregnancy is Severe and Moderate while nursing. Further, the section on Cosart H related warnings talks about Cosart H's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Cosart H is not recommended if you suffer from certain medical conditions as it can have adverse effects. Allergy are examples of such conditions. Some other conditions that can be affected by Cosart H are listed in the contraindications section below.

Besides this, Cosart H may also have severe interaction with some medicines. Refer to the list below for further details.

In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Cosart H is safe while driving, and is is addictive in nature.

  1. Cosart H Benefits & Uses
  2. Cosart H Dosage & How to Take
  3. Cosart H Side Effects
  4. Cosart H Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Cosart H with Other Drugs
  6. Cosart H Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Cosart H
  8. Cosart H Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Cosart H Benefits & Uses

Cosart H is used to treat the following -

  1. High BP

Cosart H Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Cosart H

Losartan
Hydrochlorothiazide

Cosart H Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Cosart H is used -

  1. Abdominal Pain Common
  2. Itching or burning
  3. Dizziness Severe
  4. Chest Pain Severe
  5. Dry Mouth Severe
  6. Cough Common

Cosart H Related Warnings

Is the use of Cosart H safe for pregnant women?

Cosart H shows severe side effect on pregnant women. For this reason, pregnant women should only take it after taking medical advice.

Severe

Is the use of Cosart H safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding can experience some moderate side effects of Cosart H. Immediately discontinue Cosart H if you observe any side effects. Contact your doctor, and restart using it only if your doctor considers it safe for you.

Moderate

What is the effect of Cosart H on the Kidneys?

Cosart H may cause harmful effects on kidney. if you feel its having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

Moderate

What is the effect of Cosart H on the Liver?

The liver can be affected by Cosart H. If you experience any unwanted effects of this drug, stop taking it and consult your doctor. You should restart Cosart H only after medical advice.

Moderate

What is the effect of Cosart H on the Heart?

In the absence of any scientific study on the side effects of Cosart H on the heart, information on safety of Cosart H for the heart is unavailable.

Unknown

Severe Interaction of Cosart H with Other Drugs

Cosart H should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Aliskiren

Captopril

Cosart H Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Cosart H unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Allergy
  2. Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  3. Angioedema

Frequently asked Questions about Cosart H

Is this Cosart H habit forming or addictive?

No, there is no any evidence that Cosart H is addictive.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Cosart H does not cause dizziness or sleep, so you can drive a vehicle or operate machinery also.

Safe

Is it safe?

Yes, but consume Cosart H only on doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Cosart H is not used to treat mental disorders.

No

Cosart H Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Cosart H

Taking Cosart H with food is safe.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Cosart H

Consumption of alcohol and Cosart H together may have severe effects on your health.

Severe

Cosart H FAQs

Question almost 2 years ago

Can Cosart H used to treat in children?

Dr. Saurabh Shakya MBBS , General Physician

Yes, you can use Cosart H to treat in children but, above the age of 6 years old, the minimum dose recommended in patients who weigh between 20 and 50kg.

Question about 2 years ago

Can I discontinue Cosart H on my own without doctors advice?

Dr. Sangita Shah MBBS , General Physician

No, Cosart H should not be discontinued without doctors advice. You are recommended to always consult a doctor before discontinuing this medicine.

Question over 1 year ago

Can Cosart H cause kidney failure?

Dr. Surender Kumar MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Cosart H may affect the kidney function including kidney failure on discontinuation of treatment. It is a common side effect of this drug, so do not discontinue treatment own your own.

Question over 1 year ago

Does Cosart H cause hair loss?

Dr. Joydeep Sarkar MBBS , General Physician

No, Cosart H does not cause hair loss (alopecia). It has not been reported by the patients who are taking this drug. If you are experiencing any unusual hair loss after taking this drug, then it might be due to some other reason and you are advised to discuss it with your doctor.

Question about 2 years ago

What is Cosart H?

Dr. Anjum Mujawar MBBS , Diabetology

Cosart H is a brand name of losartan and it is available in the form of a tablet. It belongs to the class of medicine called angiotensin-II receptor antagonists. Cosart H is a prescription drug that is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure. it is also used to treat kidney disease in a patient who has diabetes.

This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Cozaar® (losartan potassium)
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 506
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  4. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Hydrochlorothiazide
  5. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 582-586
  6. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 446-448