losartan

noun
lo·​sar·​tan | \ lō-ˈsär-ˌtan How to pronounce losartan (audio) \

Definition of losartan

: an antihypertensive drug that is taken orally in the form of its potassium salt C22H22ClKN6O and blocks the action of the physiologically active form of angiotensin The onset of the hypotensive effect of losartan appears to be more gradual than that associated with ACE inhibitors …— Theodore L. Goodfriend et al.

First Known Use of losartan

1991, in the meaning defined above

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“Losartan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/losartan. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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losartan

noun
lo·​sar·​tan | \ lō-ˈsär-ˌtan How to pronounce losartan (audio) \

Medical Definition of losartan

: an antihypertensive drug that is administered orally in the form of its potassium salt C22H22ClKN6O and blocks the action of angiotensin II

Note: Losartan is marketed under the trademarks Cozaar and Hyzaar.

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