Lostat

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Lostat

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Lostat Information

Lostat is a prescription drug, available for use as Tablet. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of High BP. The alternative uses of Lostat have also been explained below.

The correct dosage of Lostat depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

While these are the most often observed Lostat side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. These side effects of Lostat are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

It is also important to note that Lostat has a Severe effect for pregnant women and Mild effect on lactating mothers. In addition, Lostat's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Lostat related warnings section.

The section on Lostat contraindications lists all such conditions.

Drug interactions for Lostat have been reported in the medical literature. See below for a complete list.

In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Lostat is not safe while driving, and is is not addictive in nature.

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

Lostat Benefits & Uses

Lostat is used to treat the following -

  1. Diabetic Nephropathy
  2. High BP Primary

Lostat Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Lostat

Losartan

Lostat Side Effects

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

  1. Dizziness Mild
  2. Weakness
  3. Stomach ache Mild
  4. Anxiety Mild
  5. Blurred vision
  6. Confusion
  7. Coma
  8. Difficulty breathing
  9. Irregular heartbeat
  10. Nausea or vomiting
  11. Depression Moderate
  12. Infection
  13. Back Pain Mild
  14. Nasal congestion
  15. Flatulence Mild
  16. Loss of appetite
  17. Dry Mouth Mild
  18. Constipation Moderate

Lostat Related Warnings

Is the use of Lostat safe for pregnant women?

Lostat 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 Lostat safe during breastfeeding?

Lostat has been seen to have minimal side effects on breastfeeding women.

Mild

What is the effect of Lostat on the Kidneys?

There are no side effects of Lostat on the kidneys.

Safe

What is the effect of Lostat on the Liver?

Lostat is rarely harmful for the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Lostat on the Heart?

Lostat may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Lostat with Other Drugs

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

Acarbose

Chlorpheniramine,Dextromethorphan,Paracetamol,Phenylephrine

    Aspirin

      Codeine

      Ibuprofen

      Lostat Contraindications

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

      1. Hyperkalemia
      2. Angioedema

      Frequently asked Questions about Lostat

      Is this Lostat habit forming or addictive?

      Lostat does not cause addiction.

      No

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

      After taking Lostat you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

      Dangerous

      Is it safe?

      Yes, but take Lostat only as per medical advice.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

      Is it able to treat mental disorders?

      No, the use of Lostat in mental disorders is not effective.

      No

      Lostat Interactions with Food and Alcohol

      Interaction between Food and Lostat

      When consumed with certain foods, Lostat may take longer to have an effect. Contact your doctor about this.

      Mild

      Interaction between Alcohol and Lostat

      Taking Lostat with alcohol can have severely harmful effects on your health.

      Severe

      Lostat FAQs

      Question about 2 years ago

      Can I discontinue Lostat on my own without doctors advice?

      Dr. Sangita Shah MBBS , General Physician

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

      Question over 1 year ago

      Does Lostat cause hair loss?

      Dr. Joydeep Sarkar MBBS , General Physician

      No, Lostat 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 almost 2 years ago

      Can I feel dizzy after taking Lostat ?

      Dr. Chirag Bhingradiya MBBS , Pediatrics

      Yes, Lostat can cause dizziness. It has been reported by the patients who are taking this drug. If you are experiencing the same after taking this drug, you are advised to consult about it with your doctor.

      Question over 1 year ago

      Can Lostat and hydrochlorothiazide be taken together

      Dr. Haleema Yezdani MBBS , General Physician

      Yes, you can use Lostat along with hydrochlorothiazide, there is no side effects are seen if taken together. In fact, it gives beneficial effects, but it always recommended to take under medical supervision

      Question about 2 years ago

      How to take Lostat?

      Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS , Internal Medicine

      Take Lostat once or twice a day as advised/prescribed by your doctor. It can be taken with or without food because food does not affect the absorption of drugs from the stomach.

      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
      3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 169-173