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TORESA INJECTION

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Composition FOR TORESA

Torasemide(10 mg)

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Toresa injection 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
Toresa injection 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
Toresa injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR TORESA

    Torasemide(10 mg)

    Uses

    Toresa injection is used in the treatment of fluid retention (edema), heart failure, increased blood pressure and hypercalcemia (increased calcium levels in blood).

    How it works

    Toresa injection lowers the swelling by removing the levels of excess water and electrolytes in the body.

    Common side effects

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

    SUBSTITUTES FOR TORESA

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    • DYTOR 10 MG INJECTION
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      Cipla Ltd
      Rs. 7/ML of injection
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    • TORSINEX 10 MG INJECTION
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      Micro Labs Ltd
      Rs. 8.75/ML of injection
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    Expert advice FOR TORESA

    • 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 TORESA

    Torasemide

    Q.

    What is torasemide and what is it used for?
    Torasemide is a medicine from the class of high ceiling diuretics (high efficacy) and it works by making you pass more urine. It is used for the treatment of increased blood pressure and for fluid retention (edema) due to congestive heart failure, underlying lung, liver and kidney problems.

    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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    Q.

    Can I take torasemide with prednisone?
    Minor interactions have been reported between torasemide and prednisone which can cause lowering of potassium levels in your body (hypokalemia). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)