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Classification: Angiotensin ÌÌ Antagonist, Antihypertensive
Lower blood pressure by producing peripheral vasodilation, a similar pharmacologic effects to ace inhibitors. Ìt
competitively inhibits angiotensin ÌÌ at receptor site.
This drug is use for hypertension, reduction in the risk of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in hypertensive
patients with left ventricular hypertrophy. Ìt also provides renal protection in type 2 diabetic patients with proteinuria.
Can likewise be taken by hypertensive pediatrics more than 1 month to 16 years old.
Children with GFR less than 30ml'min (1.73m2), hepatic impairment, neonates
Losartan Side Effects
The most common side effects seen in people taking losartan for high blood
pressure include back pain, infection, and dizziness. In people taking the drug to
treat diabetic nephropathy, common side effects include fatigue, anemia, and
diarrhea. If you develop any serious side effects of losartan, such as itching,
wheezing, or difficulty swallowing, be sure to seek medical attention right away.