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Dytor 20 Tablet

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Overview

Introduction of Dytor Tablet

Dytor 20 Tablet belongs to the group of drugs called diuretics (water pills). This medicine reduces excess fluid levels in your body and is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure) and edema (fluid overload). It treats fluid overload associated with heart, liver, kidney, or lung disease. It is a rapidly-acting medicine that makes you lose excess water through urine. It is best to take this medicine in the morning along with food in order to avoid frequent urination at night time. It may be used alone or in combination with other medicines. Regular monitoring of kidney function and electrolytes is important while using this medicine. Dizziness and headache may occur as side effects initially, but these improve with time.

Dytor Tablet side effects

Common
  • Weakness
  • Dehydration
  • Decreased potassium level in blood
  • Increased blood uric acid
  • Decreased magnesium level in blood

How to use Dytor 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. Dytor 20 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Dytor Tablet works

Dytor 20 Tablet is a diuretic. It removes extra water and certain electrolytes from the body by increasing the amount of urine produced. In doing so, it causes potassium loss.

Dytor Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Dytor 20 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.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Dytor 20 Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Dytor 20 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
Dytor 20 Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Dytor 20 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Dytor 20 Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease as the use of Dytor 20 Tablet should be avoided in case you are unable to pass urine or the kidney damage is due to some medicines.
Liver
CAUTION
Dytor 20 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dytor 20 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Dytor Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Dytor 20 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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Expert Advice

  • Notify your doctor if you experience dizziness, tiredness, or muscle weakness that does not go away.
  • Take potassium supplements or potassium-rich diet (banana, spinach, coconut water, etc.) as Dytor 20 Tablet can decrease your potassium levels and lead to dehydration.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Dytor with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Dytor

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Is Dytor plus Ls" is same as "Dytor plus 10" ?"
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
its same but dosage is different , u cant switch
Both legs and fingers very high SwellingMy patient Swelling dose tab dytor 200 This tab no relief
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Diabetes Specialist
Need to examine and investigate
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FAQs

Q. Is Dytor useful in the treatment of heart failure?

Yes, Dytor is useful in the treatment of heart failure. It works by removing excess water and salt from your body. Thereby, decreasing the workload on the heart. This helps in improving the function of the heart in these patients.

Q. Does Dytor raise your blood sugar levels?

Dytor 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 Dytor.

Q. What medicines should I avoid while taking Dytor?

Dytor can interact with several medicines. Do not take any medicine without talking to your doctor.

Q. How long should I take Dytor for?

Usually, Dytor should be taken for the rest of your life, unless it is stopped by your doctor.

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References
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  2. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. p. 1384.
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