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losartan/lo·sar·tan/ (lo-sahr´tan) an angiotensin II receptor antagonist, used as an antihypertensive; used as the potassium salt.
An angiotensin II receptor blocker drug, C22H23ClN6O, used in the form of its potassium salt to treat hypertension.
indications It is used to treat hypertension, either alone or in combination with other drugs.
contraindications Factors that prohibit the use of this drug are known hypersensitivity to tramadol and second- and third-trimester pregnancy.
adverse effects Life-threatening effects are cerebrovascular accident and myocardial infarction. Other adverse effects are anxiety, confusion, abnormal dreams, migraine, tremor, vertigo, task perversion, angina pectoris, second-degree atrioventricular block, hypotension, blurred vision, burning eyes, conjunctivitis, anorexia, constipation, dry mouth, flatulence, gastritis, vomiting, impotence, nocturia, urinary frequency, urinary tract infection, anemia, alopecia, dermatitis, dry skin, flushing, photosensitivity, rash, pruritus, sweating, gout, cramps, myalgia, pain, stiffness, congestion, dyspnea, and bronchitis. Common side effects are dizziness, insomnia, arrhythmias, diarrhea, dyspepsia, cough, and upper respiratory infection.