Tofanta 30 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Tofanta Tablet

Tofanta 30 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of low levels of sodium in the blood. It treats low levels of sodium in the blood, which can result from conditions such as heart failure, cirrhosis and syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone (SIADH).

Tofanta Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Frequent urge to urinate
  • Nocturia (increased urge to urinate during the night)
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Fatigue
  • Polyuria
  • Diarrhea
  • Increased thirst

How to use Tofanta 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. Tofanta 30 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Tofanta Tablet works

Tofanta 30 mg Tablet is a vasopressin antagonist. It works by blocking the effect of the hormone vasopressin in the body. This increases urine production, reduces the amount of water in the blood and raises the blood sodium level.

Tofanta Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Tofanta 30 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Tofanta 30 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Tofanta 30 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Tofanta 30 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Tofanta 30 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, the use of Tofanta 30 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Tofanta 30 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tofanta 30 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Tofanta 30 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Tofanta Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Tofanta 30 mg 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

  • Tofanta 30 mg Tablet treats low sodium levels in the blood.
  • It also improves urine flow without causing the body to lose too much sodium as you urinate.
  • Take it at the same time everyday. Do not take more or less of it or take it more often than prescribed by your doctor.
  • To avoid dehydration, it is best to drink something as soon as you feel thirsty, but avoid alcoholic drinks.
  • Do not take Tofanta 30 mg Tablet if you are unable to urinate, if you are unable to tell when you are thirsty, or if you are severely dehydrated.
  • You will need to be in a hospital under observation any time you start or restart treatment with Tofanta 30 mg Tablet.
  • Inform your doctor if you notice problems with speech or muscle control, trouble swallowing, trouble moving your arms and legs, or mood changes.
  • Your doctor may check your liver function before starting treatment and regularly thereafter. Inform your doctor if you notice yellowing of eyes or skin, dark urine, or stomach pain.

FAQs

Q. Is tolvaptan / samsca a diuretic?

Samscais brand name of tolvaptan and it is a diuretic

Q. Does Tofanta work in pkd-Polycystic kidney disease?

Yes. Recently it is found that Tofanta can slow the development and progression of polycystic kidney disease in animal models.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 1st Nov 2017.
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