<chemical> An angiotensin II receptor antagonist with antihypertensive activity due mainly to selective blockade of at(1) receptors and the consequent reduced pressor effect of angiotensin II. ... Pharmacological action: anti-arrhythmia agents, antihypertensive agents. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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(lo-sahr´tan) an angiotensin II receptor antagonist used as an antihypertensive; used as the potassium salt.
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A drug used to treat high blood pressure. Losartan blocks the action of chemicals that make blood vessels constrict (get narrower). It is a type of angiotensin II receptor antagonist. Also called Cozaar and losartan potassium.
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As with all angiotensin II type 1 receptor (AT1) antagonists, losartan is indicated for the treatment of hypertension. It may also delay progression of diabetic nephropathy and is associated with a positive clinical outcome in that regard. It therefore is a suitable pharmacological agent for the reduction of renal disease progression in patients w
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