Dyamide 10mg Tablet

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Composition for Dyamide 10mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Dyamide Tablet

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Uses of Dyamide Tablet

Dyamide 10mg Tablet is used in the treatment of oedema and hypertension.
It treats oedema (fluid overload) associated with heart, liver, kidney or lung disease.
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Side effects of Dyamide Tablet

Common

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

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How to use Dyamide 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. Dyamide 10mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Dyamide Tablet works

Dyamide 10mg 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 Dyamide Tablet

Expert advice for Dyamide Tablet

  • Dyamide 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 Dyamide, 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 Dyamide can decrease your potassium levels and lead to dehydration.
  • Requires routine blood tests to monitor your kidney function.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Dyamide 10mg Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Torsamide with alcohol may have additive effects in l
owering your blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Dyamide 10mg 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.
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Lactation
Dyamide 10mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation
. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Dyamide 10mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Dyamide 10mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Dyamide 10mg Tablet is recommended.

However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease as the use of Dyamide 10mg Tablet should be avoided in case you are unable to pass urine or the kidney damage is due to some medicines.
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Liver
CAUTION
Dyamide 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dyamide 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Amlo 5mg Tablet, Amlogard 10mg Tablet, Amlokind 2.5mg Tablet, Urimax 0.4mg Capsule MR

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Torasemide, 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.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Dyamide 10mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Torasemide

Yes, Dyamide 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 Dyamide is contraindicated in patients with gout.
Q. How is Dyamide different from furosemide?
Both Dyamide and furosemide are loop diuretics and are used to treat high blood pressure and edema caused by underlying liver, kidney or lung diseases but Furosemide is also used in the treatment of hypercalcemia (high calcium levels in the blood). However, Dyamide works for a long time and is safe to use in patients with renal failure as compared to furosemide.
Dyamide 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 Dyamide.
Q. How is Dyamide different from chlorthalidone?
Both Dyamide and chlorthalidone are diuretics, however, they belong to different groups and act on different parts of the kidney. Chlorthalidone is less potent than Dyamide but has a better blood pressure lowering effect. Chlorthalidone increases calcium levels while Dyamide decreases calcium levels but both lower the blood potassium levels (hypokalemia).
Q. Can I use Dyamide with spironolactone?
Dyamide can be taken with spironolactone. When used together the diuretic effect gets added along with maintaining the blood potassium levels. Dyamide 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 Dyamide. Other commonly seen gastrointestinal side effects are the loss of appetite, upper abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and constipation.
Q. Can I take Dyamide with allopurinol?
Dyamide can be taken with allopurinol. Dyamide can increase uric acid levels and allopurinol lowers uric acid levels. So, allopurinol is given to decrease the hyperuricemic effects of Dyamide. However, allopurinol is not safe in patients with renal failure, so may need to be replaced with another similar medicine like febuxostat.
No, Dyamide should not be used if you have a history of sulfa allergy or to sulfonamide group of anti-diabetic drugs.
Dyamide 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, Dyamide 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.
Dyamide is a safe drug if used in prescribed dose and for prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Dyamide is not known to cause hair loss. Consult your doctor if you have hair loss while you are taking Dyamide.
No, Dyamide 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 Dyamide with prednisone?
Dyamide 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 Dyamide with metolazone?
Both Dyamide 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 Dyamide 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, Dyamide 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.
Dyamide 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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