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Dyamide 5mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Dyamide Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Dyamide Tablet


Uses of Dyamide Tablet

Dyamide 5mg 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.

Dyamide Tablet side effects


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


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 5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Dyamide Tablet works

Dyamide 5mg 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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Special precautions for Dyamide Tablet
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.
Dyamide 5mg 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.
Dyamide 5mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Dyamide 5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Dyamide 5mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Dyamide 5mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease as the use of Dyamide 5mg Tablet should be avoided in case you are unable to pass urine or the kidney damage is due to some medicines.
Dyamide 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dyamide 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Dyamide Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Dyamide 5mg 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.

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Frequently asked questions about Dyamide Tablet

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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.
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. 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.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Dyamide with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Dyamide with Kanamycin
Medicines with composition Kanamycin: Kanamac, Kancin
Dyamide with Nitrendipine
Medicines with composition Nitrendipine: Cardif
Dyamide with Gentamicin
Medicines with composition Gentamicin: Gem, Biogaracin, Garamycin, Genster, Zenotic, Zygenta, Magenta, Germenta, Gencin, G 80, Gentamide
Dyamide with Lercanidipine
Medicines with composition Lercanidipine: Lotensyl, Lervasc
Dyamide with Nifedipine
Medicines with composition Nifedipine: Calnif, Depicor, Calbloc, Calcigard, Nicardia, Nepin, Nefidipine, Cardipin, Depin, Nifelat, Nifedine, Nifidip, NF
Dyamide with Aspirin
Dyamide with S-Amlodipine
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: S-Amcard, Esam, Big Dvr
Dyamide with Streptomycin
Medicines with composition Streptomycin: Ambistryn-S, Streptomycin
Dyamide with Tobramycin
Medicines with composition Tobramycin: Tobo, Tobrasulf, Toracin, Tobamist
Dyamide with Benidipine
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Caritec
Dyamide with Netilmicin
Medicines with composition Netilmicin: Netilmac, Netsafe, Netspan, Ntn, Netromycin
Dyamide with Nimodipine
Medicines with composition Nimodipine: Nimpod, Nimocer, Vasotop, Nimodec
Dyamide with Aliskiren
Medicines with composition Aliskiren: Rasilez
Dyamide with Perindopril
Medicines with composition Perindopril: Perihart
Dyamide with Phenoxybenzamine
Medicines with composition Phenoxybenzamine: Zaxyben
Dyamide with Lisinopril
Medicines with composition Lisinopril: Lisinace, Lipril, Listril, Hipril, Lisoril, Linvas, Normopril, Odace, Acemin, Acinopril, Sopril
Dyamide with Imidapril
Medicines with composition Imidapril: Tanatril
Dyamide with Irbesartan
Medicines with composition Irbesartan: Irbepex, Irovel
Dyamide with Alfuzosin
Medicines with composition Alfuzosin: Efzu, Alfutrol, Zyalfa, Alfusin, Alfoo
Dyamide with Doxazosin
Medicines with composition Doxazosin: Duracard
Dyamide with Candesartan
Medicines with composition Candesartan: Angiosart
Dyamide with Terazosin
Medicines with composition Terazosin: Terapress, Vicard T
Dyamide with Valsartan
Medicines with composition Valsartan: Valent, Starval, Diovan, Valzaar
Dyamide with Quinapril
Medicines with composition Quinapril: Acupil, Q Press
Dyamide with Naftopidil
Medicines with composition Naftopidil: Nafodil
Dyamide with Enalapril

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