Lozap preparation - instructions for use
A huge number of people every day fall intohospital with complaints of cardiovascular problems, which, in turn, arise because of malfunctions with arterial pressure. One of the drugs traditionally prescribed in such cases by doctors is "Lopaz". This medicine can be given only on prescription, therefore it is especially important to follow the rules of reception, which ascribes to the preparation "Lozap" the instruction for use. Any neglect of these rules is fraught with serious consequences.
This medicine comes in the form of roundtablets, coated with a white coating. One tablet of this drug in its composition has two components: hydrochlorothiazide and losartan. Pharmacists tend to call this drug complex, because it is prescribed most often with combined therapy. This drug is always consumed inside and usually 1 time per day, regardless of the time of eating. The maximum effect of taking this medication is felt after 3-6 weeks of its use. "Lozap", the instruction on which application says that it is an antihypertensive drug, is prescribed in the following cases:
- with arterial hypertension;
- to reduce the likelihood of the occurrence of diseases associated with the cardiovascular system;
- with heart failure - chronic;
- to protect the kidneys in those patients who suffer from type 2 diabetes mellitus.
But without consulting a doctor, you can not startself-medication with this drug, because the dosage for different types of diseases will also be different. An overdose of the same drug "Lozap" can lead to tachycardia, bradycardia and other negative consequences.
There are side effects that mention forpreparation "Lozap" instructions for use. In particular, patients experiencing this drug may experience symptoms such as dizziness, migraine, insomnia, nasal congestion, nausea, angina pectoris, anemia and other unpleasant sensations. However, do not be scared, "Lopaz plus", reviews about which are exceptionally positive, as a rule, are transferred without problems. Side effects from this drug are transitory in nature and in no way interfere with the continuation of treatment.
For the drug "Lozap" instruction notes andcertain contraindications. For example, it should not be drunk with hyperkalemia, during pregnancy and after (during lactation), with allergic reactions to individual components of the drug. The safety and efficacy of this medication is also not established for patients whose age does not exceed 18 years.
The agent "Lozap" can be used with otherantihypertensive drugs. Significant interaction was not observed with anticoagulants, as well as with hydrochlorothiazide, with digoxin and a number of other drugs. With the simultaneous use of "Lozap" and potassium-sparing diuretics, there is a risk of hyperkalemia, therefore, consultation with the doctor is required, which will select the correct dosage of the drugs.
This drug has its own analog. "Lozap" in some cases are able to replace drugs such as "Lorista", "Losartan", "Prezartan", "Bloktran" and a number of other drugs, but it is not recommended to vary the drugs on their own and before using such medications you need to consult a doctor.
Manufacturers prescribe to store "Lorista" inits original packaging at a temperature of not more than 30 degrees. Tablets of this drug should be protected from dampness and light, and also to ensure the drug itself is stored in a place inaccessible to children and pets. Uncontrolled use of the drug is dangerous for health, so it is forbidden to leave it without a doctor's prescription.