Medicine : Omnitan H Tab(1)

Name:Omnitan H Tab(1)
Manufacturer:Macleods Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Generic Use:Hydrochlorothiazide , Losartan
Composition:Hydrochlorothiazide( 12.5mg) , Losartan(50mg)
Substitutes:omnitan h tab(1) , omnitan h tab(1)

Generic ( Hydrochlorothiazide )

Typical use Of Hydrochlorothiazide :Hydrochlorothiazide Is Used For The Treatment Of High Blood Pressure And Swelling Of The Body Due To Heart, Liver Or Renal Diseases And Corticosteroid Or Estrogen Therapy.
Mechanism of action of Hydrochlorothiazide :Hydrochlorothiazide Belongs To The Group Of Medicines Called Diuretics Which Increase The Urine Output. It Decreases Blood Pressure Together With Other Drugs (angiotensin Convertase Enzyme Inhibitors) That Reduce The Levels Of A Substance Called Angiotensin II.
Drug Interaction of Hydrochlorothiazide :Hydrochlorothiazide May Interact With Other Drugs Including Aspirin, Ibuprofen, Tubocurarine, Lithium Containing Drugs, Digitalis Glycosides, Nitrates Or Vasodilators, Cholestyramine,colestipol, Alcohol, Narcotics, And Corticosteroids. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Hydrochlorothiazide :Dizziness , Headache, Tiredness, Weakness, Sleepiness Or Sleeplessness, Diarrhea, Indigestion, Mild Stomach Pain, Urge To Vomit, Vomiting, Painful Muscles, Muscle Weakness, Back Pain, High Levels Of Uric Acid In The Blood Causing Swollen And Painful Joints, Nose Or Throat Infections, Nasal Stuffiness And/or Runny Nose.


How Hydrochlorothiazide will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown No Risk To The Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Hydrochlorothiazide will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Moderately Safe: No Studies Have Been Conducted In Breastfeeding Women, However There Is Possibility Of Ill Effect To The Breastfed Infants; Or Studies Conducted In Breastfeeding Women Show Minimal Non-threatening Side Effects To The Infants. Drugs Should Be Given Only If The Potential Benefit Justifies The Potential Risk To The Infant. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Hydrochlorothiazide

No Studies Found

Generic ( Losartan )

Typical use Of Losartan :Mild To Moderate Hypertension.Diabetic Nephropathy In Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.
Mechanism of action of Losartan :Losartan Is An Angiotensin II Receptor Antagonist. The Drug And Its Active Metabolite Selectively Block The Vasoconstrictor And Aldosterone-secreting Effects Of Angiotensin II By Selectively Antagonising Its Binding To AT1 Receptors.
Drug Interaction of Losartan :Losartan May Increase Levels Of Blood Potassium (hyperkalemia), Which Can Lead To Serious Heart Problems (arrhythmias). Therefore, Concomitant Use Of Other Drugs Or Substances That Increase Blood-such As Potassium-sparing Diuretics (for Example, Spironolactone[Aldactone], Triamterene, And Amiloride), Potassium Supplements, Or Salt Substitutes Containing Potassium May Lead To Dangerous Increases In Serum Potassium. Combining Losartan Or Other ARBs With Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs(NSAIDs) In Patients Who Are Elderly, Fluid-depleted (including Those On Diuretic Therapy), Or With Poor Kidney Function May Result In Reduced Kidney Function, Including Kidney Failure. These Effects Usually Are Reversible. The Antihypertensive Effect Of Losartan May Be Reduced By Aspirin And Other NSAIDs Such As Ibuprofen (Advil, Children's Advil/Motrin, Medipren, Motrin, Nuprin, PediaCare Fever, Etc.), Indomethacin (Indocin, Indocin-SR), And Naproxen (Anaprox, Naprelan, Naprosyn, Aleve).
Side effects of Losartan :Headache, Dizziness, Back Pain, Myalgia, Respiratory Tract Disorders, Fatigue, GI Disturbances, Transient Elevation Of Liver Enzymes, Impaired Renal Function, Taste Disturbances And Hyperkalaemia.


How Losartan will impact on Pregnancy ?

Experiences Of Drug Use And Evidence From Studies In Pregnant Women Have Shown Risk To Fetus. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Losartan will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Possibly Unsafe: Evidence From Studies In Breastfeeding Women Show That There Is A Definite Risk Of Side Effects To The Breastfed Infants. However, Use Of The Drug In Breastfeeding Women Is Acceptable In Spite Of The Risk To The Infants, If The Drug Is Needed In A Life-threatening Situation Or For A Serious Disease For Which Safer Drugs Cannot Be Used Or Are Ineffective. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Losartan

No Studies Found