Losartan Teaching 2682

SN did head to toe assessment and vital signs monitoring done. SN instructed patient on medication Losartan, it is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems. It works by relaxing blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily. Dizziness, lightheadedness, or upset stomach may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly. To reduce the risk of dizziness and lightheadedness, get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.

Losartan Teaching 1734

Instructed patient about Losartan, it is used toTreat hypertension and reducing the risk of stroke in patients with hypertension and left ventricular hypertrophy. Possible SE/AR may include, Diarrhea, Muscle cramps, Dizziness, Insomnia, Nasal congestion. Losartan also may cause: A persistent cough, an increase serum potassium and Impotence.