Generic Hyzaar (Losartan / Hydrochlorothiazide)
Hyzaar
Hyzaar is used to treat hypertension and to reduce the risk of stroke in people with high blood pressure.
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Product Description
Common use

Hyzaar is a combination of hydrochlorothiazide and losartan, both drugs with blood pressure effect. Hydrochlorothiazide is a first line diuretic drug of the thiazide class that acts by by blocking salt and fluid reabsorption in the kidneys. Losartan is an angiotensin II receptor antagonists which doe not let blood vessels to narrow. It results in drops in blood pressure. Hyzaar is used to treat hypertension and to reduce the risk of an acute cerebrovascular attack. Hyzaar may also be used for other purposes.



Dosage and direction

Take this medication with a full glass of water. Take exactly as prescribed, do not change your dose without permission permission doctor and do not take the drug longer than recommended.



Precautions

Warn your doctor if you have congestive heart failure, kidney or liver disease, asthma, low or high blood levels of potassium, gout, lupus, diabetes, or an allergy to sulfa drugs. Do not drink alcohol as it is able to interact with Hyzaar. The medication may influence your ability to high concentration of attention so be especially careful if you need to drive or to be awake and alert. This medication can cause harm to development of an unborn baby. Avoid drinking too much of grapefruit juice as it may modestly decrease and delay the conversion of Losartan.



Contraindications

Hypersensitivity, anuria or hypersensitivity to other sulfonamide-derived drugs, pregnancy, breastfeeding.



Possible side effect

In case of severe allergy symptoms such as hives, difficulty breathing, swelling of your face seek for immediate medical help as well as if you have muscle pain, weakness, tenderness, or especially if you noticed symptoms of fever, nausea or vomiting, and dark colored urine during treatment with Hyzaar.



Drug interaction

Psychotherapeutic medications such as anxiolytics, sedatives, hypnotics, antidepressants, antipsychotics, opioids, alcohol, muscle relaxants used concurrently with Hyzaar may result in additive effects on blood pressure and orthostasis. As Losartan is an angiotensin II receptor blocker moderate-to-high dietary intake of potassium, especially salt substitutes, may increase the risk of hyperkalemia in some patients.



Missed dose

If you missed a dose take it as soon as you remember, but not if it is almost time of the next intake by your schedule. If it occurred skip the missed dose. Do not try to compensate a missed dose by taking an extra one.



Overdose

In case of fast or slow heartbeat, feeling light-headed, or fainting seek for immediate medical help. The most likely manifestation of over-dosage are hypotension and tachycardia; bradycardia could occur from parasympathetic stimulation.



Storage

Tablets should be stored at room temperature, between 15-30 C (59-86 F) and kept in dry and dark container.



Disclaimer

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Accutane

Other names used:

  • Roaccutane®

Active Ingredients:

  • Isotretionin

How does Accutane work and what pharmaceutical group does it belong to?

Isotretionin the active ingredient of Accutane belongs to a group of drugs called retinoids, which are used mainly in treatment of skin disorders. The exact mechanism of Accutane is not currently known however it is clinically determined that the drug exerts dose-dependent suppressive effect on the sebaceous glands activity and decreases their size. The drug also expresses anti-inflammatory effect on skin as well as inhibits the formation of comedones. The effects of the drug are temporary however the acne remissions may be controlled.

Which conditions are treated with Isotretinoin?

The drug is indicated in treatment of:

  • Severe cystic acne vulgaris
  • Acne rosacea
  • Hidradenitis suppurativa

What should a patient know before using Accutane?

The Isotretinoin should not be used in cases of:

  • Known hypersensitivity to any components of the preparation or to other retinoids
  • Pregnancy
  • Liver or renal failure
  • Vitamin A hypervitaminosis
  • Severe hyperlipidemia

Tell your doctor about the following if any apply to you:

  • You have relatives with increased levels of lipids in blood and are predisposed to hyperlipidemia
  • You or your relatives suffer from diabetes
  • You are suffering from Alcoholism
  • You are treating a depression

Which adverse effects may manifest when using the medication?

The side effects of Accutane include:

  • Vitamin A hypervitaminosis manifested in the following: dry skin and mucous membranes, haemorrhage in the nasal cavity, hoarseness, conjunctivitis and etc.
  • Skin problems: rash, itching, facial dermatitis, sweatiness, hyperpigmentation, reversible allopecia and etc.
  • Locomotor system: muscle pain, joint pain, hyperostosis, tendonitis
  • CNS: behavior changes, depression, headache, increased intracranial pressure, seizures
  • Sensory organs: decreased vision acuity, photosensibilisation, cataract, decreased hearing , keratitis
  • Gastrointestinal tract: nausea, colitis, GI hemorrhage, rarely hepatitis.
  • Respiratory organs: bronchospasm
  • Haemopoietic system: decreased leukocyte and erythrocyte levels, increase or decrease of thrombocyte levels
  • Immune system: local or systemic infections caused be gram-positive bacteria
  • Other: Hematuria, pancreatitis, vasculitis, lymphadenopathy

It is not necessary that the side effects will manifest in an individual but the possibility still exist. For more information please consult your health care provider.

Which groups of drugs or specific preparations may interact with Isotretinoin?

The drug is affected by the following:

  • Vitamin A supplements
  • Corticosteroids
  • Tetracycline antibiotics
  • Epilepsy treatment
  • Oral contraceptives
  • St.John's worth

Tell your doctor about all the herbal preparations as well as prescription drugs that you are currently taking even if they are not on the list.

Important information for the patient: Accutane is supplied for individual use. Do not use it to treat other conditions not listed in the leaflet. Keep the product out of children reach. Do not reuse any disposable materials if supplied with the preparation.