Lotensin HCT

Effects of Lotensin HCT

A blood pressure reading consists of two numbers -- for example: 120/80. The top number is known as the systolic blood pressure and the bottom number is the diastolic blood pressure. During clinical studies in people taking Lotensin HCT, both systolic and diastolic blood pressure decreased significantly.
By lowering blood pressure, Lotensin HCT can decrease the risk of developing health problems, such as a heart attack or stroke, that can result from long-term high blood pressure (see Effects of High Blood Pressure).

When and How Do I Take It?

Some general considerations to keep in mind during treatment with Lotensin HCT include the following:
  • This medication comes in tablet form. It is taken once a day.
  • It may be taken with or without food.
  • Lotensin HCT should be taken at the same time each day to maintain an even level in your blood.
  • For Lotensin HCT to work properly, you have to take it as prescribed. This drug will not work if you stop taking it.

Dosing Information

The dose of Lotensin HCT your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
  • Other medical conditions you may have
  • Other medications you may be taking
  • How you respond to Lotensin HCT.
As with any medication, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
(Click Lotensin HCT Dosage for more information.)
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