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Torget 20 Tablet

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Overview

Introduction of Torget Tablet

Torget 20 Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called diuretics or water tablets. It is used to reduce the swelling (oedema) caused by too much water in the body in people who have heart failure, liver or kidney disease. This medicine is also used to treat high blood pressure.

Torget 20 Tablet helps your body get rid of extra water and salt through urine. It may be used alone or in combination with other medicines as per the dose advised by your doctor. It can be taken with or without food and should be taken at the same time each day. It’s best to avoid taking this medicine within 4 hours of your bedtime to prevent having to get up at night to urinate.

It’s important to continue taking this medication even if you feel well. If you stop taking it without consulting your doctor, your condition may worsen. Lifestyle changes like reducing stress, salt restriction, and stopping smoking may help this medicine work better.

Common side effects of this medicine include headache, dizziness, dehydration, decreased blood pressure and stomach upset. These are usually mild and disappear after a short time. Consult your doctor if they bother you or do not go away.

Before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have any liver problems. Pregnant or breastfeeding mothers should also consult their doctor before taking it. Regular monitoring of kidney function tests and electrolyte levels is important while using this medicine. It may reduce the potassium level in your blood so your doctor may ask you to add potassium-rich foods to your diet (such as bananas, coconut water, etc.) or prescribe supplements.

Torget Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Dehydration
  • Constipation
  • Decreased blood pressure
  • Stomach upset

How to use Torget 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. Torget 20 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Torget Tablet works

Torget 20 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.

Torget Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Torget 20 Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Torget 20 Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Torget 20 Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Torget 20 Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Torget 20 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Torget 20 Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease as the use of Torget 20 Tablet should be avoided in case you are unable to pass urine or the kidney damage is due to some medicines.
Liver
CAUTION
Torget 20 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Torget 20 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Torget Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Torget 20 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

  • Torget 20 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.
  • 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 Torget 20 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 Torget with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Torget

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High calostrol & blood pressure
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
it not very high u can control by exercise & diet40 minutes of exercise in morning ( 20 minutes of running and 20 minutes of aerobics)in night after 30 minutes of dinner walk for 20 minutesless oily food and no non vegetarian in night for dinnereat more fibrous fruits and vegetables in night , or in lunchmake a habit of eating 1 fruit in morning either apple or orange or guava and also take sprouts in morningavoid beer or alcohol if u take , quit smoking if u do so
High blood pressure and cholesterol
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Guggul 2 tab twice,arjunarisht 20 ml twice. Also monotor BP
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FAQs

Q. Does Torget raise blood sugar?

Yes, Torget may raise blood sugar levels causing hyperglycemia. Hence, blood glucose levels should be regularly checked during treatment with Torget.

Q. What are the side effects of Torget?

The common side effects of Torget include frequent urination, cough, constipation, diarrhea, hearing loss, ringing in ears, sore throat, headache and upset stomach. Whereas, the serious side effects of Torget include signs of dehydration and electrolyte imbalance, rapid, excessive weight loss, vomiting blood, chest pain, difficulty breathing or swallowing, blisters or peeling skin, hives, rash, and itching. One may also experience pain that begins in the stomach and may also spread to the back.

Q. Does Torget increase creatinine?

Yes, Torget may cause a mild increase in creatinine values, which is dose related. These increased levels may increase slightly more with long-term treatment. However, with discontinuation of treatment these levels return to their base value.

Q. Does Torget cause loss of potassium?

Torget may not cause direct potassium loss. But, in some cases its use may cause excess loss of water which may lead to dehydration. This as a result may cause loss of potassium, sodium, calcium and magnesium.

Q. Can I stop taking Torget?

Do not stop taking Torget without talking to your doctor. Discontinuation of the medicine may make your condition as it was before treatment although the blood pressure levels does not overshoot. Discuss with your doctor who will advise you another blood pressure lowering medicine, as per your requirement.

Q. How should Torget be taken?

Take Torget exactly as advised by your doctor. Generally, it is recommended to take Torget once daily preferably at the same time each day. Torget is known to cause excess urination, and hence it is advised to take it in the morning or 3-4 hours before going to bed.

Q. Is Torget stronger than furosemide?

Both Torget and furosemide are almost similar in terms of safety and effectiveness. The only difference is that Torget has longer duration of action in comparison to furosemide but effect of both starts within an hour of intake.

Q. How long does it take for Torget to show its effects?

Torget starts acting within an hour of taking it orally. The effect lasts for about 6-8 hours when given orally.

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