Toresa 10mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Toresa Tablet

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Uses of Toresa Tablet

Toresa 10mg Tablet is used in the treatment of hypertension
It is also used to relieve fluid overload (edema) associated with heart, liver, kidney or lung disease.
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Side effects of Toresa Tablet

Common

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

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How to use Toresa 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Toresa 10mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Toresa Tablet works

Toresa 10mg tablet is a diuretic. It acts on kidneys and removes excess water and electrolytes from the body through urine.

In Depth Information on Toresa Tablet

Expert advice for Toresa Tablet

  • Inform your doctor if you have dizziness, fatigue, or muscle weakness that stays for a long time.
  • Toresa can cause dehydration and lower blood potassium levels. Take potassium supplements or diet rich in potassium (banana, spinach, coconut water etc.) as Toresa may cause potassium deficiency.
  • Get kidney function tests, blood electrolyte, glucose, uric acid and lipid levels on a regular basis.
  • Before taking Toresa, inform your doctor if you have
    • Allergy to Toresa or to sulfonylureas which are used to treat diabetes (e.g. glibenclamide, glipizide)
    • Diabetes mellitus, as Toresa can increase your sugar levels
     
  • Toresa starts to work in half an hour.
  • Avoid taking Toresa at bedtime as it makes you urinate frequently. Take it at least four hours before going to bed. 
  • Toresa can cause low blood pressure and you may feel dizzy for first few days. 
    • Do not stand up suddenly from a sitting or lying position, you may fall. 
    • Avoid driving or use of any machines that requires you to be alert.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Toresa 10mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Torsamide with alcohol may have additive effects in l
owering your blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Toresa 10mg 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.
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Lactation
Toresa 10mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Toresa 10mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, o
r decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Toresa 10mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Toresa 10mg Tablet is recommended.

However, use of Toresa 10mg Tablet should be avoided in case the patient is unable to pass urine or the kidney damage is due to some medicines.
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Liver
CAUTION
Toresa 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients w
ith liver disease. Dose adjustment of Toresa 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Genticyn 80mg Injection, Stamlo 2.5mg Tablet, Amcard 5mg Tablet, Amlogard 10mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Torasemide, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Toresa 10mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Torasemide

Yes, Toresa 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 Toresa is contraindicated in patients with gout.
Q. How is Toresa different from furosemide?
Both Toresa and furosemide are loop diuretics and are used to treat high blood pressure and edema caused by underlying liver, kidney or lung diseases but Furosemide is also used in the treatment of hypercalcemia (high calcium levels in the blood). However, Toresa works for a long time and is safe to use in patients with renal failure as compared to furosemide.
Toresa 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 Toresa.
Q. How is Toresa different from chlorthalidone?
Both Toresa and chlorthalidone are diuretics, however, they belong to different groups and act on different parts of the kidney. Chlorthalidone is less potent than Toresa but has a better blood pressure lowering effect. Chlorthalidone increases calcium levels while Toresa decreases calcium levels but both lower the blood potassium levels (hypokalemia).
Q. Can I use Toresa with spironolactone?
Toresa can be taken with spironolactone. When used together the diuretic effect gets added along with maintaining the blood potassium levels. Toresa 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 Toresa. Other commonly seen gastrointestinal side effects are the loss of appetite, upper abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and constipation.
Q. Can I take Toresa with allopurinol?
Toresa can be taken with allopurinol. Toresa can increase uric acid levels and allopurinol lowers uric acid levels. So, allopurinol is given to decrease the hyperuricemic effects of Toresa. However, allopurinol is not safe in patients with renal failure, so may need to be replaced with another similar medicine like febuxostat.
No, Toresa should not be used if you have a history of sulfa allergy or to sulfonamide group of anti-diabetic drugs.
Toresa 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, Toresa 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.
Toresa is a safe drug if used in prescribed dose and for prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Toresa is not known to cause hair loss. Consult your doctor if you have hair loss while you are taking Toresa.
No, Toresa 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 Toresa with prednisone?
Toresa 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 Toresa with metolazone?
Both Toresa 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 Toresa 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, Toresa 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.
Toresa 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.
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