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Diurator 20mg Tablet

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Composition for Diurator 20mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Diurator 20mg Tablet

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₹14.46/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Diurator Tablet

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Uses of Diurator Tablet

Diurator 20mg Tablet is used in the treatment of oedema and high blood pressure. It treats oedema (fluid overload) associated with heart, liver, kidney or lung disease.
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Diurator Tablet side effects

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Dehydration, Decreased potassium level in blood, Decreased magnesium level in blood, Increased blood uric acid, Hearing loss.

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How to use Diurator Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Diurator 20mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Diurator Tablet works

Diurator 20mg Tablet is a loop diuretic. It acts on kidneys and removes excess water and certain electrolytes from the body through urine.

In Depth Information on Diurator Tablet

Expert advice for Diurator Tablet

  • Diurator helps removes excess water from your body and lower blood pressure.
  • Take it in the morning with breakfast to avoid getting up at night to urinate.
  • May cause dizziness in the initial days of treatment.
  • Monitor your blood pressure after starting Diurator, and notify your doctor if it hasn't gone down.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience dizziness, tiredness, or muscle weakness that doesn't go away.
  • Take potassium supplements or potassium-rich diet (banana, spinach, coconut water etc) as Diurator can decrease your potassium levels and lead to dehydration.
  • Requires routine blood tests to monitor your kidney function.
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Diurator Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Diurator Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Torsamide with alcohol may have additive effects in lowering your blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Diurator 20mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Diurator 20mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Diurator 20mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Diurator 20mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Diurator 20mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease as the use of Diurator 20mg Tablet should be avoided in case you are unable to pass urine or the kidney damage is due to some medicines.
Liver
CAUTION
Diurator 20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Diurator 20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Diurator Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Diurator 20mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Diurator Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Torasemide

Yes, Diurator can cause gout. It increases the blood uric acid levels by increasing its absorption from the kidneys which can cause a gout attack. Inform your doctor if you have hyperuricemia or a history of gout before taking this medicine. Use of Diurator is contraindicated in patients with gout.
Diurator can increase your blood sugar levels. This can worsen your diabetes control and affect your blood and urine sugar tests. Inform your doctor if you are a diabetic before taking Diurator.
Q. Can I use Diurator with spironolactone?
Diurator can be taken with spironolactone. When used together the diuretic effect gets added along with maintaining the blood potassium levels. Diurator is a loop diuretic and causes loss of potassium from your body while Spironolactone is a potassium-sparing diuretic which prevents the loss of potassium.
Diarrhea is a common side effect of Diurator. Other commonly seen gastrointestinal side effects are the loss of appetite, upper abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and constipation.
Q. Can I take Diurator with allopurinol?
Diurator can be taken with allopurinol. Diurator can increase uric acid levels and allopurinol lowers uric acid levels. So, allopurinol is given to decrease the hyperuricemic effects of Diurator. However, allopurinol is not safe in patients with renal failure, so may need to be replaced with another similar medicine like febuxostat.
No, Diurator should not be used if you have a history of sulfa allergy or to sulfonamide group of anti-diabetic drugs.
Diurator can decrease weight by removing excessive water from your body. However, it is not used for weight loss in obese patients as it does not affect body fat.
Yes, Diurator can cause electrolyte abnormalities as it works by removing water and salt from your body. It can decrease the blood potassium, sodium, chloride, magnesium, and calcium levels and increase blood sugar and uric acid levels. It is very important to get electrolytes and kidney function tests done on a regular basis while you are taking this medicine.
Diurator is a safe drug if used in prescribed dose and for prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Diurator is not known to cause hair loss. Consult your doctor if you have hair loss while you are taking Diurator.
No, Diurator does not cause kidney failure, rather it is used to remove extra fluid from the body (edema) which is caused by conditions such as heart failure, liver disease, and kidney disease.
Q. Can I take Diurator with prednisone?
Diurator can be taken with prednisone. However, when used together, they can lower blood potassium levels (hypokalemia) which can be severe, causing muscle pains or cramps, loss of appetite, weakness, dizziness, or confusion. Inform your doctor if you have these symptoms. Take potassium supplements or foods rich in potassium like orange, lemon or other citrus fruit.
Q. Can I use Diurator with metolazone?
Both Diurator and metolazone are potassium-lowering diuretics. When given together, they can lower blood potassium level (hypokalemia) which can be severe, causing muscle pains or cramps, loss of appetite, weakness, dizziness, or confusion. Inform your doctor if you have these symptoms. Take potassium supplements or foods rich in potassium like orange, lemon or other citrus fruit.
Serious side effects reported with the use of Diurator are atrial fibrillation, ventricular tachycardia, chest pain, diarrhea, digitalis intoxication, gastrointestinal hemorrhage, hyperglycemia, hyperuricemia, hypokalemia, hypotension, hypovolemia, shunt thrombosis, rash, rectal bleeding, and syncope.
Yes, Diurator is useful in the treatment of heart failure. It works by removing excess water and salt from your body and decreases the workload on the heart and as well decreases the lung congestion. This helps in improving the function of the heart in these patients.
Diurator can cause dehydration and lower the levels of electrolytes like potassium in your body. You can take potassium supplements or diet rich in potassium (banana, spinach, coconut water etc.) while you are taking this medicine after consulting with your doctor.

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Taking Diurator with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Diurator with Gentamicin
SERIOUS
Diurator with Nifedipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nifedipine: Calnif, Depicor, Calbloc, Calcigard, Nicardia, Nepin, Nefidipine, Cardipin, Depin, Nifelat, Nifedine, Nifidip, NF
Diurator with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: S-Amcard, Esam, Big Dvr
Diurator with Nitrendipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nitrendipine: Cardif
Diurator with Netilmicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Netilmicin: Netilmac, Netsafe, Netspan, Ntn, Netromycin
Diurator with Aliskiren
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Aliskiren: Rasilez
Diurator with Streptomycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Streptomycin: Ambistryn-S, Streptomycin
Diurator with Kanamycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Kanamycin: Kanamac, Kancin
Diurator with Aspirin
SERIOUS
Diurator with Nimodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimodipine: Nimpod, Nimocer, Vasotop, Nimodec
Diurator with Lercanidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lercanidipine: Lotensyl, Lervasc
Diurator with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Caritec
Diurator with Tobramycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tobramycin: Tobo, Tobrasulf, Toracin, Tobamist
Diurator with Valsartan
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Valsartan: Valent, Starval, Diovan, Valzaar
Diurator with Candesartan
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Candesartan: Angiosart
Diurator with Enalapril
MODERATE
Diurator with Phenoxybenzamine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenoxybenzamine: Zaxyben
Diurator with Naftopidil
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Naftopidil: Nafodil
Diurator with Imidapril
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Imidapril: Tanatril
Diurator with Irbesartan
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Irbesartan: Irbepex, Irovel
Diurator with Alfuzosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Alfuzosin: Efzu, Alfutrol, Zyalfa, Alfusin, Alfoo
Diurator with Terazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Terazosin: Terapress, Vicard T
Diurator with Quinapril
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Quinapril: Acupil, Q Press
Diurator with Doxazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Doxazosin: Duracard
Diurator with Perindopril
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Perindopril: Perihart
Diurator with Lisinopril
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Lisinopril: Lisinace, Lipril, Listril, Hipril, Lisoril, Linvas, Normopril, Odace, Acemin, Acinopril, Sopril
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