Active Ingredients:losartan potassium
Tell your doctor or pharmacist as soon as possible if you do not feel well while you are taking COZAVAN.
COZAVAN helps most people with high blood pressure, but it may have unwanted side effects in some people.
All medicines can have side effects. Sometimes they are serious, most of the time they are not. You may need medical treatment if you get some of the side effects.
Do not be alarmed by this list of possible side effects.
You may not experience any of them.
Ask your doctor or pharmacist to answer any questions you may have.
Tell your doctor if you notice any of the following and they worry you:
- tiredness or weakness
- spinning sensation
The above list includes the milder side effects of COZAVAN, some of which may disappear with continued treatment.
Tell your doctor as soon as possible if you have any of the following as you may need medical attention:
- skin rash, itchiness
- signs of Anaemia, such as tiredness, shortness of breath, and looking pale
- aching muscles, not caused by exercise
- bleeding or bruising more easily than normal
The above list includes serious side effects that may require medical attention. Skin rash and itchiness may be symptoms of an allergic reaction. Serious side effects are rare.
If any of the following happen, stop taking COZAVAN and tell your doctor immediately or go to Accident and Emergency at the nearest hospital:
- swelling of the face, lips, mouth, tongue or throat which may cause difficulty in swallowing or breathing
- severe and sudden onset of pinkish, itchy swellings on the skin, also called hives or nettlerash
The above list includes very serious side effects. If you have them, you may have had a serious allergic reaction to COZAVAN. You may require urgent medical attention or hospitalisation. These side effects are rare.
Tell your doctor if you notice anything that is making you feel unwell.
Other side effects not listed above may also occur in some people. Tell your doctor if you notice any other effects.