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Primary Characteristics PharmacoKinetics Indications Contra Indication
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Losartan (K)
Introduction

Losartan (K) belongs to a new classs of nonpeptide angiotensin II receptor antagonist. Losartan (K) is potent and specific competitive antagonist of angiotensin AT1 receptors. itthe first orally active angiotensin II receptor antagonist. The blood pressure lowering efficacy of losartan is similar to that of of the angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACE) eg. Enalapril, but treatment with losartan is associated with a lower incidence of adverse effects.

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