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Nephtor 20mg Tablet

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Composition for Nephtor 20mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Nephtor 20mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Nephtor Tablet

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Uses of Nephtor Tablet

Nephtor 20mg 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.
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Nephtor Tablet side effects

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

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

How Nephtor Tablet works

Nephtor 20mg 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 Nephtor Tablet

Expert advice for Nephtor Tablet

  • Nephtor 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 Nephtor, 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 Nephtor can decrease your potassium levels and lead to dehydration.
  • Requires routine blood tests to monitor your kidney function.
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Nephtor Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Nephtor Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
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
Nephtor 20mg 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.
Lactation
Nephtor 20mg 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
Nephtor 20mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Nephtor 20mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Nephtor 20mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease as the use of Nephtor 20mg Tablet should be avoided in case you are unable to pass urine or the kidney damage is due to some medicines.
Liver
CAUTION
Nephtor 20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Nephtor 20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Nephtor Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Nephtor 20mg 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 Nephtor Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Torasemide

Yes, Nephtor 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 Nephtor is contraindicated in patients with gout.
Nephtor 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 Nephtor.
Q. Can I use Nephtor with spironolactone?
Nephtor can be taken with spironolactone. When used together the diuretic effect gets added along with maintaining the blood potassium levels. Nephtor 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 Nephtor. Other commonly seen gastrointestinal side effects are the loss of appetite, upper abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and constipation.
Q. Can I take Nephtor with allopurinol?
Nephtor can be taken with allopurinol. Nephtor can increase uric acid levels and allopurinol lowers uric acid levels. So, allopurinol is given to decrease the hyperuricemic effects of Nephtor. However, allopurinol is not safe in patients with renal failure, so may need to be replaced with another similar medicine like febuxostat.
No, Nephtor should not be used if you have a history of sulfa allergy or to sulfonamide group of anti-diabetic drugs.
Nephtor 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, Nephtor 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.
Nephtor is a safe drug if used in prescribed dose and for prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Nephtor is not known to cause hair loss. Consult your doctor if you have hair loss while you are taking Nephtor.
No, Nephtor 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 Nephtor with prednisone?
Nephtor 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 Nephtor with metolazone?
Both Nephtor 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 Nephtor 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, Nephtor 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.
Nephtor 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 Nephtor with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Nephtor with Tobramycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tobramycin: Tobo, Tobrasulf, Toracin, Tobamist
Nephtor with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: S-Amcard, Esam, Big Dvr
Nephtor with Nitrendipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nitrendipine: Cardif
Nephtor with Aspirin
SERIOUS
Nephtor with Streptomycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Streptomycin: Ambistryn-S, Streptomycin
Nephtor with Nifedipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nifedipine: Calnif, Depicor, Calbloc, Calcigard, Nicardia, Nepin, Nefidipine, Cardipin, Depin, Nifelat, Nifedine, Nifidip, NF
Nephtor with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Caritec
Nephtor with Nimodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimodipine: Nimpod, Nimocer, Vasotop, Nimodec
Nephtor with Lercanidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lercanidipine: Lotensyl, Lervasc
Nephtor with Netilmicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Netilmicin: Netilmac, Netsafe, Netspan, Ntn, Netromycin
Nephtor with Gentamicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Gentamicin: Gem, Biogaracin, Garamycin, Genster, Zenotic, Zygenta, Magenta, Germenta, Gencin, G 80, Gentamide
Nephtor with Kanamycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Kanamycin: Kanamac, Kancin
Nephtor with Aliskiren
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Aliskiren: Rasilez
Nephtor with Imidapril
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Imidapril: Tanatril
Nephtor with Phenoxybenzamine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenoxybenzamine: Zaxyben
Nephtor with Enalapril
MODERATE
Nephtor with Quinapril
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Quinapril: Acupil, Q Press
Nephtor with Doxazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Doxazosin: Duracard
Nephtor with Alfuzosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Alfuzosin: Efzu, Alfutrol, Zyalfa, Alfusin, Alfoo
Nephtor with Perindopril
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Perindopril: Perihart
Nephtor with Terazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Terazosin: Terapress, Vicard T
Nephtor with Candesartan
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Candesartan: Angiosart
Nephtor with Lisinopril
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Lisinopril: Lisinace, Lipril, Listril, Hipril, Lisoril, Linvas, Normopril, Odace, Acemin, Acinopril, Sopril
Nephtor with Valsartan
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Valsartan: Valent, Starval, Diovan, Valzaar
Nephtor with Naftopidil
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Naftopidil: Nafodil
Nephtor with Irbesartan
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Irbesartan: Irovel
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