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Losartan

In the US, Losartan (losartan systemic) is a member of the drug class angiotensin receptor blockers and is used to treat Alport Syndrome, Diabetic Kidney Disease and High Blood Pressure.

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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

C09CA01

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0114798-26-4

Chemical Formula

C22-H23-Cl-N6-O

Molecular Weight

422

Therapeutic Categories

Antihypertensive agent

Angiotensin-II antagonist

Chemical Name

1H-Imidazole-5-metanol, 2-butyl-4-chloro-1-[[2'-(1H-tetrazol-5-yl)[[1,1'biphenyl]-4yl]-metyl]-

Foreign Names

  • Losartanum (Latin)
  • Losartan (German)
  • Losartan (French)
  • Losartan (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Losartan (OS: BAN)
  • Losartan Potassium (OS: USAN, BANM, JAN)
  • DuP 753 (IS: DuPont Merck)
  • E 3340 (IS)
  • MK 0954 (IS)
  • X 7711 (IS)
  • Losartan potassique (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Losartan potassium (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Losartan Potassium (PH: BP 2016, JP XVI, USP 38)
  • Losartan-Kalium (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Losartanum kalicum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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