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Brand name: Cozavan TM

Active ingredients: losartan

What it is used for

Hypertension: COZAVAN is indicated for the treatment of hypertension. It may be used alone or in combination with other antihypertensive agents (e.g. thiazide diuretics). Renal Protection in Type 2 Diabetic Patients with Proteinuria: COZAVAN is indicated to delay the progression of renal disease in hypertensive type 2 diabetics with proteinuria, defined as urinary albumin to creatinine ratio greater than or equal to 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 25 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 36 Months.

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

Visual appearance

white to off white, oval shaped biconvex film-coated tablet with "A" engraved on one side and "25" on the other side.

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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.

Is this medicine subsidised?

This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on November 1, 2018. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.

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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