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TORASEMIDE 20MG TABLET

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Composition for TORASEMIDE 20MG TABLET

Torasemide(20mg)

food interaction for TORASEMIDE 20MG TABLET

alcohol interaction for TORASEMIDE 20MG TABLET

pregnancy interaction for TORASEMIDE 20MG TABLET

lactation interaction for TORASEMIDE 20MG TABLET

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alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Torasemide 20mg 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
Torasemide 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Torasemide 20mg tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for TORASEMIDE 20MG TABLET

Torasemide(20mg)

Uses

Torasemide 20mg 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

Torasemide 20mg tablet lowers swelling by increasing the amount of urine, which removes extra water and certain electrolytes from the body.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Frequent urge to urinate, Diarrhoea, Abdominal pain, Abnormal liver function tests, Chest pain, Constipation, Dry mouth, Increased thirst, Dizziness, Headache, Hearing loss, Decreased sodium level in blood, Ringing in ear, Weight loss, Vomiting of blood

SUBSTITUTES for TORASEMIDE 20MG TABLET

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  • DYTOR 20 MG TABLET
    (15 tablets in strip)
    Cipla Ltd
    Rs. 6.97/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 104.50
    pay 403% more per tablet
  • TIDE 20MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 6.80/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 68
    pay 391% more per tablet
  • TOR 20 MG TABLET
    (15 tablets in strip)
    Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 5.93/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 89
    pay 328% more per tablet
  • RETORLIX 20 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Lupin Ltd
    Rs. 6.40/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 64
    pay 362% more per tablet
  • TORGET 20 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Zydus Cadila
    Rs. 6.83/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 68.30
    pay 393% more per tablet

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Expert advice for TORASEMIDE 20MG TABLET

  • 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 TORASEMIDE 20MG TABLET

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 22 September, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)