Xavor 100mg Tablet contains the active ingredient Losartan Potassium. It belongs to a class of medications called angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs). Losartan Potassium works by blocking the action of angiotensin II, a substance in the body that causes blood vessels to narrow. This helps relax and widen the blood vessels, leading to lower blood pressure and improved blood flow.
- Hypertension: Xavor 100mg Tablet is primarily used for the treatment of hypertension (high blood pressure). It helps to lower blood pressure, reducing the risk of cardiovascular complications associated with hypertension.
While Xavor 100mg Tablet is generally well-tolerated, some individuals may experience side effects. Common side effects may include:
- Hypotension (low blood pressure)
- Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) in individuals with diabetes
- Hyperkalemia (elevated levels of potassium in the blood)
- Muscle cramps
- Back pain
It is important to note that not all individuals will experience these side effects, and some may experience no side effects at all. If any side effects persist or worsen, it is recommended to consult a healthcare professional.
When Not to Use:
- Pregnancy: Xavor 100mg Tablet is contraindicated during pregnancy, as it may cause harm to the developing fetus. Alternative treatments should be considered for pregnant individuals.
- Hypersensitivity: This medication should not be used in individuals who have a known hypersensitivity or allergy to Losartan Potassium or any other ingredients present in the tablet.
- Bilateral renal artery stenosis: Xavor 100mg Tablet is not recommended for individuals with bilateral renal artery stenosis, a condition where both renal arteries leading to the kidneys are narrowed or blocked.
- Severe hepatic impairment: The use of Xavor 100mg Tablet is not recommended in individuals with severe liver dysfunction.
Note: This is a general overview of the description, uses, side effects, and contraindications of Xavor 100mg Tablet (Losartan Potassium). It is important to consult with a healthcare professional or refer to the product’s packaging and instructions for specific and up-to-date information before using this medication for the treatment of hypertension.