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Losartan

Last Revision: January 20, 2020.

CASRN: 114798-26-4

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Drug Levels and Effects

Summary of Use during Lactation

Because no information is available on the use of losartan during breastfeeding, an alternate drug may be preferred, especially while nursing a newborn or preterm infant.

Drug Levels

Maternal Levels. Relevant published information was not found as of the revision date.

Infant Levels. Relevant published information was not found as of the revision date.

Effects in Breastfed Infants

Relevant published information was not found as of the revision date.

Effects on Lactation and Breastmilk

Relevant published information was not found as of the revision date.

Alternate Drugs to Consider

Candesartan, Captopril, Benazepril, Enalapril, Quinapril

Substance Identification

Substance Name

Losartan

CAS Registry Number

114798-26-4

Drug Class

Breast Feeding

Lactation

Antihypertensive Agents

Angiotensin II Type 1 Receptor Blockers

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