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Lorvas Tablet


Overview

Introduction of Lorvas Tablet

Lorvas Tablet is a type of diuretic (water pill). This medicine reduces excess fluid levels in the body and is used to treat edema (fluid overload) associated with heart, liver, kidney, or lung disease. It is also used in treatment of hypertension (high blood pressure). It is a rapidly-acting medicine that makes you lose excess water through urine. This medicine should be taken only during day time to avoid frequent urination at night. 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.

Lorvas Tablet side effects

Common
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Nausea
  • Gastrointesinal symptoms
  • Muscle cramp

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

How Lorvas Tablet works

Lorvas Tablet is a thiazide diuretic. It lowers blood pressure by removing the extra water and certain electrolytes from the body. Over time it also works by relaxing blood vessels and improving blood flow.

Lorvas Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Lorvas Tablet. Taking Indapamide 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
Lorvas 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
Lorvas 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
Lorvas Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Lorvas Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lorvas Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Lorvas Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lorvas Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Lorvas Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Lorvas 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

  • It makes you feel dizzy. Avoid driving and attention requiring activity until you know how it affects you.
  • Avoid alcohol intake while taking Lorvas Tablet as it may increase the dizziness. 
  • It may cause a sudden drop of sodium level in blood. Avoid low sodium diet while you are taking this medication.
  • Monitor your blood pressure after starting Lorvas Tablet, and notify your doctor if it does not lower down.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience dizziness, tiredness, or muscle weakness that does not go away.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. 

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Lorvas 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 Lorvas

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I have been taking GLYCOMET GP2 and VOGLISTAR and LORVAS SR since 3yrs but now I think it is not working. I regularly get headaches and dizziness.
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Diabetes Specialist
A person can control his or her sugar levels by regular exercise and walk or regular aerobic exercises at least 30 to 45 minutes per day.MEDICAL NUTRITIONAL THERAPY THAT IS TO MAINTAIN CALORIES INTAKE AS PER BMI .TAKE HELP OF DIABETIC EDUCATOR. VISIT YOU DOCTOR AND FOLLOW ALL WHAT DOCTOR SUGGESTED. ALWAYS IN TIME ALL ROUTINE INVESTIGATIONS SHOULD BE DONE.you SHOULD not treat it as disease but start of a healthy life.Uncontrolled sugar levels for long time leads to lower limb weakness which is neuropathy and which is followed by foot ulcers and other complications.online prescription is not allowed without seeing pt.so contact doctor nearby for any change or dose adjustment or visit my clinic at gurgaon sector 52 RdCity snergy multi speciality clinic near SRS MARKET
High blood pressure, breathing issues
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Do yoga and pranayam regularly, take halleezy tablet 2 tablet twice
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FAQs

Q. How long should I take Lorvas?

Usually, Lorvas should be taken for the rest of your life unless stopped or changed by your doctor.

Q. What medicines should I avoid while taking Lorvas?

Lorvas can interact with several medicines. Do not take any medicine without talking to 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, Pennsylvania: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. pp. 703-704.
  3. Drugs.com. Indapamide Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings. [Accessed 19 Feb. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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Off. Ashram Road, Ahmedabad - 380 009., Gujarat, India
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