February 8, 2023

Hello my name is justin the wind i’m an intern pharmacist calling from california and north state pharmacy i noticed that you’re picking up a medication today is this medication for yourself all right great just to verify i might have your first and last name please and how about your date of birth all right great it looks like we’re giving you losartan 50 milligram

Tablets today if you have a couple minutes i like to go ahead and take the time to go over this medication with you to make sure that you know how to use it properly is that okay all right great to begin do you have any updated allergies that we should know about okay and what did your doctor tell you about this medication here okay so once again we’re giving you

Law sergeant 50 milligram tablets this medication is also known as kosar this medication is going to be used to lower your blood pressure it’s very important that patients are on this medication every day because it can help prevent any heart related problems in the future now how did your doctor tell you to take this medication right so the doctor wants you to take

One tablet by mouth every day with or without food is okay i generally recommend taking this medication the same time every day this will help you remember to take this medication now what do your doctor tell you to expect from taking this medication right so this medication is generally well tolerated however patients can develop dizziness and headaches however

The more serious side effects may include chest pains and muscle weakness and dizziness that are intolerable if that’s the case go ahead and contact your doctor and we can have a discussion there now in terms of storage i would recommend storing this medication in a cool dry location away from reaches of any children’s and pets now i know that we went through a lot

Of information today do you mind just giving me a few key points on what you remember so we can make sure that you feel comfortable with taking this medication here great so just to summarize you’re given losartan 50 milligram tablets this medication is gonna be used to lower your blood pressure you’re gonna take it one tablet by mouth every day with or without

Food is okay some side-effects that you want to look out for include dizziness and headaches but the more serious side effects may include chest pains and muscle weakness that’s when you want to contact your doctor and in case you miss a dose go ahead and take it as soon as you remember however if the time to the next dose is relatively soon go ahead and skip

Your missed dose and just continue with your regular dosing cycle and i noticed that you have a 30 day supply on this medication and three refills left on your prescription if you run out of medication you can go ahead and call our pharmacy at nine one six six eight six seven four zero zero and we can go ahead and process the refill for you if you have me i look

Further questions you can go ahead and contact that at that number as well if you have any questions at all just let me know i’ll be right here or i’ll see you next time thank you

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Telemetry Counseling For Losartan – Justin Nguyen By Justin Nguyen