Losartan Potassium Pharmacology
Distribution: Distributed in to the body in a protein bound form, but there is no brain penetration.
Metabolism: Metabolized in the liver in to active carboxylic acid metabolite and other metabolites.
Excretion: Excreted through faeces and urine.
Half life of active metabolite: 6 to 9 hours
5. Chest pain
6. Sore throat
10. Elevated liver enzyme levels
13. Precipitate renal failure in renal artery stenosis, and in insufficient renal blood flow
4.Volume depleted individuals
5.Monitor serum potassium levels and avoid use along with potassium sparing diuretics
6. Avoid driving or operating heavy machinery during therapy
7. Avoid alcohol use during therapy
Potassium sparing diuretics, potassium suppliments: Risk of hyperkalaemia.
NSAIDs: May blunt hypotensive effect of losartan.
Cytochrome P450 inhibitors like ketoconazole: Increase in AUC of losartan by 18 % but has no effect on its active metabolite.
Phenobarbital: Results in 20% reduction in AUC of losartan and its active metabolite.
Home Delivery for Losartan Potassium in Your City
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Please be aware that you should take losartan potassium only if a doctor has recommended or prescribed it. Some or all pharmacies who provide a home delivery service for medicines might insist on a prescription for losartan potassium before they complete the sale. You can get this information while placing the order for losartan potassium with the pharmacy.
Losartan Potassium is a generic medicine name and there are several brands available for it. Some of the brands for losartan potassium might be better known than losartan potassium itself. If the pharmacy that's willing to deliver medicines to your home doesn't have losartan potassium in stock, you can ask for one of the branded alternatives for losartan potassium.