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Composition FOR MELTOR

Torasemide(5 mg)

food interaction for MELTOR

alcohol interaction for MELTOR

pregnancy interaction for MELTOR

lactation interaction for MELTOR

medicine interaction for MELTOR

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Meltor 5 mg tablet at a fixed time.
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.
UNSAFE
Meltor 5 mg 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Meltor 5 mg tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR MELTOR

    Torasemide(5 mg)

    Uses

    Meltor 5 mg tablet is used in the treatment of fluid retention (edema), heart failure, increased blood pressure and hypercalcemia (increased calcium levels in blood)

    How it works

    Meltor 5 mg tablet lowers swelling by removing the levels of excess water and electrolytes in the body.

    Common side effects

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

    SUBSTITUTES FOR MELTOR

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    • DYTOR 5 MG TABLET
      (15 tablets in strip)
      Cipla Ltd
      Rs. 2.47/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 37
      save 2% more per tablet
    • TIDE 5MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 2.30/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 23
      save 8% more per tablet
    • RETORLIX 5 MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Lupin Ltd
      Rs. 2.20/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 22
      save 12% more per tablet
    • TORSID 5 MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Aristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
      Rs. 2/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 20
      save 20% more per tablet
    • TORGET 5 MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Zydus Cadila
      Rs. 2.35/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 23.50
      save 6% more per tablet

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    Expert advice FOR MELTOR

    • Inform your doctor about the other medications that you are taking, especially if they are drugs for controlling blood pressure or diabetes, or if you are taking corticosteroids.
    • Continue taking the medicine even if you start feeling well. Do not stop taking the drug without consulting your doctor.
    • Check your blood pressure one week after starting the drug and consult your doctor if it has not improved.
    • Do not take torasemide if you are allergic to it or to drugs of the sulfonylurea class used to treat diabetes (e.g. glibenclamide, glipizide).
    • Avoid becoming overheated or dehydrated during exercise and in hot weather.
    • Consult your doctor before taking this drug if you are pregnant or breast feeding.

    Frequently asked questions FOR MELTOR

    Torasemide

    Q.

    What is Dytor and what is it used for?
    Dytor (Torasemide) is a drug from “Loop diuretic” class which is used to manage high blood pressure, swelling in the body (edema), especially in liver, kidney or heart failure

    Q.

    Is torasemide safe?
    Torasemide is a relatively safe drug if used in prescribed dose and for prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

    Q.

    Does torasemide have any serious side effects?
    Torasemide is known to cause liver toxicity and increase in blood urea, creatinine and cholesterol values in rare cases.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 06 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)