ROMIDE 40MG TABLET


Overview

Uses of Romide Tablet

ROMIDE 40MG 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.

Romide Tablet side effects

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

How to use Romide 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. ROMIDE 40MG TABLET may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Romide Tablet works

ROMIDE 40MG 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.

Romide Tablet related warnings

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
ROMIDE 40MG 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
ROMIDE 40MG 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
ROMIDE 40MG TABLET may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
ROMIDE 40MG TABLET is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of ROMIDE 40MG TABLET is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease as the use of ROMIDE 40MG TABLET should be avoided in case you are unable to pass urine or the kidney damage is due to some medicines.
Liver
CAUTION
ROMIDE 40MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of ROMIDE 40MG TABLET may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Romide Tablet?

If you miss a dose of ROMIDE 40MG 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

  • ROMIDE 40MG TABLET helps remove excess water from your body and lowers 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 ROMIDE 40MG 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.
  • Take potassium supplements or potassium-rich diet (banana, spinach, coconut water, etc.) as ROMIDE 40MG TABLET can decrease your potassium levels and lead to dehydration.
  • You may be asked to get regular blood tests done to monitor your kidney function.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Romide with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Bactob
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Cilniright
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Mikasun, Vizocin, Amricin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Begenta, Indogenta, Spagen
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Ontel, Telbind, Caditel
MODERATE
Brand(s): Losin, Tosar
MODERATE
Brand(s): Topram
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Romide

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which drugs are not contraindicate for reducing oedema during pregnancy?hydrochlorthiazide is safe during pregnancy 3rd timestarif it is not safe then please inform the drugs are can be given for reducing periankle oedema.
Dr. Suman Rao
Gynaecologist
First get your BP checked, your liver function and kidney function done. If they are normal then there is no need to worry about oedema. It's normal to have oedema during pregnancy provided all the tests are fine
Normally Delivered a 4.5kg baby on 8th September. Having sever bilateral edema on legs. Blood transfusion was done on 9th September bcoz of 6.5gm Hb. Now having distended abdomen (may b because of enlarged uterus) and burning micturition and persistent bilateral edema. Sometimes Hematuria also occurs. What to do now.
Dr. Suman Rao
Gynaecologist
Get your urine routine and culture sensitivity done to rule out infection. Get an ultrasound done to rule out any collection in the abdominal cavity. The oedema could've because of anemia as your HB was 6.5 or it could be because of redistribution of fluid after delivery. Wait for some time ( a week) and see if it's getting better otherwise consult a physician.
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FAQs

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

Yes, Romide 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 Romide raise your blood sugar levels?

Romide 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 Romide.

Q. What medicines should I avoid while taking Romide?

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

Q. How long should I take Romide for?

Usually, Romide should be taken for the rest of your life, unless it is stopped by your doctor.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 21st Aug 2017.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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