losartan


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lo·sar·tan

 (lō-sär′tăn)
n.
An angiotensin II receptor blocker drug, C22H23ClN6O, used in the form of its potassium salt to treat hypertension.

[(ch)lo(ro)- + -sartan, angiotensin II receptor blocker suff. (from s(elective) a(ngiotensin) r(ecep)t(or) an(tagonist)).]
Translations

losartan

n losartán m
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Through antagonizing angiotensin II, losartan decreased the expression of the angiotensin II-activated NADPH oxidase in the inflammatory areas in the liver and consequently suppressed the oxidative stress (8).
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The male Wistar rats were randomly divided into six groups, as described: Control (n = 9): non-irradiated and non-treated (vehicle); 5 Gy (n = 7): irradiated and non-treated (vehicle); Telmisartan (n=9): non-irradiated and treated with telmisartan; Losartan (n = 9): non-irradiated and treated with losartan; 5 Gy + Telmisartan (n = 9): irradiated and treated with telmisartan; 5 Gy + Losartan (n = 8): irradiated and treated with losartan.
Antihypertensive medicines dispensed for free during SNP were: (i) beta-blocking agents: atenolol 25 mg and propranolol hydrochloride 40 mg; (ii) diuretics: hydrochlorothiazide 25 mg; and (iii) agents acting on the renin-angiotensin system inhibitors (Class C09 on European Pharmaceutical Marketing Research Association (EphMRA) Anatomical Classification) including (a) the angiotensin-converting-enzyme (ACE) inhibitors captopril 25 mg and enalapril maleate 10 mg; and (b) the angiotensin II antagonist or angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) losartan potassium 50 mg (10).
RADAR (Reducing pathology in Alzheimer's Disease through Angiotensin taRgeting) is a multi-centre clinical trial that aims to investigate whether losartan, a drug used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) since 1995, has additional properties that could complement current treatments for Alzheimer's disease (AD) to slow down the progression of the disease, in patients with and without hypertension.
Losartan was administered orally in four doses including 1.
Starting this month, Manila's seniors may obtain free drugs, such as Losartan, Metoprolol and Amlodipine for hypertension.
COPD was associated with a roughly twofold increased risk of sudden cardiac death (SCD) in hypertensive patients with COPD, compared with those without the pulmonary disease, in the Scandinavian Losartan Intervention for Endpoint Reduction in Hypertension (LIFE) trial, Dr.
based company has also added Losartan Potassium tablets, the generic version of Cozaar tablets, used to treat high blood pressure, to its portfolio.
Occasionally, it makes sense to switch from a thiazide to another hypertensive, such as losartan, in chronic, hypertensive gout patients with serum urate levels marginally above the precipitation threshold of 6.
Adequate glycaemic control with metformin + glimepiride/repaglinide and losartan decreases the progression of diabetic nephropathy and cardiovascular risk in type 2 diabetes patients.