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Drug Guide    L   Lotrel

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Lotrel

Lotrel



USES: This medication is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension).

 
2.6 out of 5
Avg Consumer Rating 2.6 out of 5
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OverviewPhotosHow To UseSide EffectsPrecautionsMissed DoseDrug Interactions
Lotrel

Uses
This medication is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension).
Notes
  • Lab tests may be done periodically while taking this medication to check its effectiveness and to prevent side effects.
  • Learn how to monitor your pulse and blood pressure.

Storage
  • Store this medication at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 to 30 degrees C) away from heat and light.
  • Do not store in the bathroom.
  • Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children.


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LOTREL 10/40 MG CAPSULE (NOVARTIS)
LOTREL 10/40 MG CAPSULE (NOVARTIS)

How To Use
  • Take this medication by mouth as prescribed, usually once a day.
  • Do not skip doses, increase your dose or stop taking this without your doctor's approval.
  • It is important to continue taking medication for high blood pressure even if you do not feel ill.
  • Most people with high blood pressure do not have any symptoms.

Side Effects
  • Headache, dizziness, lightheadedness and fatigue may occur the first several days as your body adjusts to the medication.
  • Cough, loss of appetite, change in taste, dry mouth, increased sweating or nasal congestion can also occur.
  • If any of these effects continue or become bothersome, inform your doctor.
  • Notify your doctor if you develop chest pain (angina), a rapid or pounding heartbeat, sore throat, fever, difficulty swallowing, vision changes or muscle aches.
  • In the unlikely event you have an allergic reaction to this drug, seek immediate medical attention.
  • Symptoms of an allergic reaction include rash, itching, swelling, dizziness or trouble breathing.
  • If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions
  • Tell your doctor if you have any pre-existing kidney disease, heart disease, liver disease, diabetes, blood disorders or if you have any allergies.
  • Limit intake of alcohol which enhances dizziness.
  • Because this medication may make you dizzy or lightheaded, use caution operating machinery or engaging in activities requiring alertness.
  • Rise slowly from a lying or seated position to minimize dizziness.
  • This medication is not recommended for use during pregnancy.
  • Consult your doctor before using this drug.
  • It is not known if this medication appears in breast milk.
  • Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Missed Dose
  • Try to take each dose at the scheduled time.
  • If you miss a dose, take it as soon as remembered; do not take it if it is near the time for the next dose, instead, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
  • Do not "double-up" the dose to catch up.

Drug Interactions
  • Tell your doctor of any over-the-counter or prescription medication you may take including any heart medications, potassium supplements, salt substitutes or any product for cough, cold or allergies.
  • Avoid grapefruit juice while using this medication, unless your doctor instructs you otherwise.
  • Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

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User Medicine Opinions for Lotrel
Overall:1 out of 5
Low adverse Reactions3 out of 5
Healing Power:5 out of 5
No dependency problems:4 out of 5
Cost-Benefit:5 out of 5
Sex: M
Age: 60
Location: Pa
Time Taken: 2 yrs years

Reason: High blood pressure Date: 18 October 2007
Side Effects
Very nervous with tremor. Anyone else having these problems

Additional Thoughts
Helped Blood pressure but will talk to doctor to change medication

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