Losartan

FDA Approved: * April 6, 2010
Pharm Company: * TEVA PHARMS
Category: Blood Pressure

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Losartan Overview

Losartan, sold under the trade name Cozaar among others, is a medication mainly used to treat high blood pressure.[2] It is also used for diabetic kidney disease, heart failure, and left ventricular enlargement.[2] It is taken by mouth.[2] It may be used alone or in addition to other blood pressure medication.[2] Up to six weeks may be required for the full effects to occur.[2] Common adverse effects include muscl...

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White Tear Drop Shaped Pill 960

I have a white tear drop shaped pill with 960 on it. Could this be Losartan? ## Yes, it is Cozaar 100mg, a brand of Losartan Potassium manufactured by Merck (NDC 0006-0960). Inactive Ingredients: - Cellulose, Microcrystalline - Lactose Monohydrate - Starch, Corn - Magnesium Stearate - Hydroxypropyl Cellulose (Type H) - Hypromelloses - Titanium Dioxide - Carnauba Wax Ref: DailyMed

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Co-aleva and Fluimucil together

Can I take Co-aleva and Fluimucil at the same time? Is it ok if I stop taking Co-aleva as soon as I feel better? How many days before you get results when taking Co-aleva? Thanks. ## I take Co-aleva every 12 hrs (7am/7pm) for 5 days and fluimucil once a day (8am) for 5 days. My doctor prescribed ENT. If you didn't get well, better go to a doctor (ENT). ## Does Co-aleva interact with Losartan? ## Can I take co aleva together with ambroxol?

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Losartan causing shortness of breath?

Can Losartan cause shortness of breath? I take 100 mg. and cut today's dosage to 50 mg. Can I taper that way? ## In this case, it is very important that you consult your doctor as soon as possible. If you are taking such a medication for high blood pressure or a cardiac condition, there are quite a few issues, other than just the medication, that could be causing the shortness of breath and some of them, such as congestive heart failure, may be life threatening. Learn more Losartan details here. And if you been taking it for those reasons, it is not safe to just stop taking it and not be taking anything, even if you taper off, since such conditions will just revert to being uncontrolled. How severe is it and how often does it happen? ## I have been on Losartan for 43 days. 5 days ag...

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Changing from Metoprolol to Losartan

My EP Dr told me to cold Turkey my Metoprolol 50mg bid and start Losartan once daily... is this ok? ## It is always best to follow your doctor's instructions. The FDA lists the typical side effects of Losartan as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth, and increased urination. Have you made the switch, yet? If so, how are you doing? ## I was given 30 mg of nefedipine and was weaned down from 50 mg to 25mg of metoprolol Cardiologist said she had to wean me down. ## I have been taking 25mg Losartan and 25mg Metroprolol along with Xarelto at bedtime for many years. No side effects.

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Hyzaar 50 for high blood pressure?

Is this used for high blood pressure? What are the ingredients? ## Alternate India-Rabaxy made Covance_D is alternate. Any alternate to Hyzaar available in USA? ## Yes, Hyzaar 50 is used to treat high blood pressure and help lower your risk of having a stroke. Hyzaar ingredients are Losartan and Hydrochlorothiazide.

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Is Camber Losartan gluten free?

Does 100 mg Losartan mfg by Camber contain gluten? ## It appears that they are gluten free. Losartan 100 mg manufactured by Camber (NDC 31722-702) - White, tear-shaped tablets inscribed H 145. Inactive Ingredients: - Crospovidone - Lactose Monohydrate - Hydroxypropyl Cellulose, Low Substituted - Magnesium Stearate - Cellulose, Microcrystalline - Starch, Corn - Carnauba Wax - Hypromelloses - Titanium Dioxide Ref: DailyMed

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losartan hctz 50

Can this medication affect the liver in anyway ? ## Hello, Brenda! How are you? Most medications are processed through your liver, so yes. Though, it is very rare for it to cause any problems. However, when most people are taking it for a long period of time, their doctors will do liver and kidney function tests to monitor and make sure they aren't developing any problems. This medication is most commonly used to help lower high blood pressure and treat certain cardiac conditions. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, hypotension and dehydration. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I have been taking losartan 25mg for about 6 weeks for high blood pressure. Within that time I started to experience back pa...

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Losartan & Anxiety

Anyone have anxiety issues/panic attacks while on this med? I have started with Losartan about 2 weeks ago and have been experiencing anxiety. I take doxepin as an insomnia aid and have had to increase the dosage due to the increased insomnia and anxiety. Do this symptoms level off over time. Losartin seems to be helping my BP. ## Yes, the FDA does report anxiety, panic disorder and insomnia as being common side effects of this medication. You may also experience dizziness, headache and increased urination. Side effects are usually transient and will go away, once your body gets used to medication, but that may take about 4 to 5 weeks. If they worsen, or don't go away after that time frame, you should consult your prescriber. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Thanks. The in...

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Can I take cb1 weight gain pills?

I was wondering if I can safely take CB1 along with prescription drugs? ## Can I take CB 1 pills even I'm taking a Blood Pressure medicine like Losartan ? ## Since it is an over the counter supplement that is not FDA approved, there have not been any studies done regarding its safety when combined with prescription medications. The main issue here is do you really need to gain weight? As in, are you underweight, right now? Since you mentioned Losartan and high blood pressure, it is very important that you know it is not safe to gain excess weight, when you have such a cardiac condition, because extra weight is very taxing on your heart and circulatory system, so it could worsen such a condition, and cause new ones to occur. The American Heart Association has some great information a...

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Leg & back pain

I've been taking losartan since February & felt pretty good on it. But in the last month my skin is falling off my face it's so dry & I have constant leg & back pain it's a real effort to walk. My doseage hasn't changed/ why would this happen now? ## Hello, Jane! How are you? These medications tend to eliminate fluid from the body by increasing urination, thus, you may be dehydrated, if you aren't taking in enough fluids to make up for it. Other side effects, as listed by the FDA, may possibly include nausea, dizziness and headache. Have you consulted your doctor? You may need to switch to a different medication. ## I also suffering back pain for a long time, then I visited some docs and therapist, my last visited place was la clinica, they treated like a...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Losartan
  • Tablet: 100mg, 100mg/25mg, 25mg, 50mg, 50mg/12.5mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Losartan: (132 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0054-0123 Losartan Pot 25 mg Oral Tablet by Roxane Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0054-0124 Losartan Pot 50 mg Oral Tablet by Roxane Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0054-0125 Losartan Pot 100 mg Oral Tablet by Roxane Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0093-7364 Losartan Pot 25 mg Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-7365 Losartan Pot 50 mg Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-7366 Losartan Pot 100 mg Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0378-4041 Losartan Pot 25 mg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-4042 Losartan Pot 50 mg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-4043 Losartan Pot 100 mg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0591-3745 Losartan Pot 25 mg Oral Tablet by Watson Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0591-3746 Losartan Pot 50 mg Oral Tablet by Watson Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0591-3747 Losartan Pot 100 mg Oral Tablet by Watson Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0603-4224 Losartan Pot 25 mg Oral Tablet by Qualitest Pharmaceuticals
  • 0603-4225 Losartan Pot 50 mg Oral Tablet by Qualitest Pharmaceuticals
  • 0603-4226 Losartan Pot 100 mg Oral Tablet by Qualitest Pharmaceuticals
  • 0615-7604 Losartan Pot 100 mg Oral Tablet by Ncs Healthcare of Ky, Inc Dba Vangard Labs
  • 0615-7605 Losartan Pot 50 mg Oral Tablet by Ncs Healthcare of Ky, Inc Dba Vangard Labs
  • 0615-7606 Losartan Pot 25 mg Oral Tablet by Ncs Healthcare of Ky, Inc Dba Vangard Labs
  • 0781-5700 Losartan Pot 25 mg Oral Tablet by Sandoz Inc
  • 0781-5701 Losartan Pot 50 mg Oral Tablet by Sandoz Inc
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Other drugs which contain Losartan or a similar ingredient: (4 results)

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Losartan and lisinopril are the same?
hctz 25 / lisinopril 20 mg....how does it differ from hctz 25 / losartan 100 mg? ## One contains Lisinopril and the othe... 58 replies
Losartan Potassium 50 Mg Tab Side Effects
I am taking Losartan 50 mgs twice a day and I am getting terrible joint & muscle pain. Can it be from the meds? Orrr... 48 replies
Losartan side effects
SInce being switched from lisinipril 20 mg to Losartan Pot 50 mg about three months ago I have gained 12 pounds and alwa... 25 replies
Losartan & Anxiety
Anyone have anxiety issues/panic attacks while on this med? I have started with Losartan about 2 weeks ago and have been... 19 replies
Losartan Lup
EVERY TIME I GET A REFILL IT IS A DIFFERENT PILL. IT HAS IN THE PAST BEEN GREEN, NOW IT IS A VERY PALE YELLOW.. 50 MG OF... 16 replies
Losartan vs Lisinopril re potassium
My doctor took me off Lisinopril 10 MG Tab and put me on Losartan 50-12.5MG Tab because my potassium was too high. Looki... 12 replies
Losartan Potassium 100mg Tab
My blood pressure is up to 135/102 this evening. Can I take another losartan? ## No, Losartan is not a medication that w... 11 replies
Losartan Pot Tab
Losartan Pot Tab 50mg. round,white 5/73 ## Losartan is an ARB that is most commonly used to help treat high blood pressu... 9 replies
Losartan causing shortness of breath?
Can Losartan cause shortness of breath? I take 100 mg. and cut today's dosage to 50 mg. Can I taper that way? ## In ... 8 replies
Losartan Hctz 100 25 Mg Change in Appearance
On my prescription for Losartan/HCTZ 100-25mg last month the pill was teardrop shaped and yellow. I just had it refilled... 8 replies