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Brand name: Cozaar TM

Active ingredients: losartan

What it is used for

Hypertension. COZAAR is indicated for the treatment of hypertension. It may be used alone or in combination with other antihypertensive agents (eg. thiazide diuretics). Renal Protection in Type 2 Diabetic Patients with Proteinuria COZAAR is indicated to delay the progression of renal disease in hypertensive type 2 diabetics with proteinuria, defined as urinary albumin to creatinine ratio >=300mg/g

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Oral
  • Store below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

White scored oval film-coated tablets, marked "952".

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Food interactions

For the active ingredient losartan

  • Take without regard to meals. Take at same time each day. Food delays absorption, but does not affect the extent of absorption.

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient losartan

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

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For side effects, taking other medicines and more

Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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