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Torget 40 mg Tablet

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Composition for Torget 40 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Torget 40 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Torget Tablet

Uses of Torget Tablet

Torget 40 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of oedema and high blood pressure. It treats oedema (fluid overload) associated with heart, liver, kidney or lung disease.

Torget Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Torget are Weakness, Dehydration, Decreased potassium level in blood, Increased blood uric acid, Decreased magnesium level in blood.

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

How Torget Tablet works

Torget 40 mg 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.

In Depth Information on Torget Tablet

Expert advice for Torget Tablet

  • Torget 40 mg Tablet helps removes excess water from your body and lower blood pressure.
  • Take it in the morning with breakfast to avoid getting up at night to urinate.
  • May cause dizziness in the initial days of treatment.
  • Monitor your blood pressure after starting Torget 40 mg Tablet, and notify your doctor if it hasn't gone down.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience dizziness, tiredness, or muscle weakness that doesn't go away.
  • Take potassium supplements or potassium-rich diet (banana, spinach, coconut water etc) as Torget 40 mg Tablet can decrease your potassium levels and lead to dehydration.
  • Requires routine blood tests to monitor your kidney function.
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Torget Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Torget Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
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.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Torget 40 mg 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.
Lactation
Torget 40 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Torget 40 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Torget 40 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Torget 40 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease as the use of Torget 40 mg Tablet should be avoided in case you are unable to pass urine or the kidney damage is due to some medicines.
Liver
CAUTION
Torget 40 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Torget 40 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Torget Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Torget 40 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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Frequently asked questions about Torget Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Torasemide

Q. Can Torget cause gout?
Yes, Torget 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 Torget is contraindicated in patients with gout.
Q. Does Torget raise your blood sugar levels?
Torget 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 Torget.
Q. Can I use Torget with spironolactone?
Torget can be taken with spironolactone. When used together the diuretic effect gets added along with maintaining the blood potassium levels. Torget 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.
Q. Does Torget cause diarrhea?
Diarrhea is a common side effect of Torget. Other commonly seen gastrointestinal side effects are the loss of appetite, upper abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and constipation.
Q. Can I take Torget with allopurinol?
Torget can be taken with allopurinol. Torget can increase uric acid levels and allopurinol lowers uric acid levels. So, allopurinol is given to decrease the hyperuricemic effects of Torget. However, allopurinol is not safe in patients with renal failure, so may need to be replaced with another similar medicine like febuxostat.
Q. Can I use Torget in sulfa allergy?
No, Torget should not be used if you have a history of sulfa allergy or to sulfonamide group of anti-diabetic drugs.
Q. Is Torget used for weight loss?
Torget 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.
Q. Does Torget cause electrolyte abnormalities?
Yes, Torget 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.
Q. Is Torget safe to use?
Torget is a safe drug if used in prescribed dose and for prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Torget cause hair loss?
Torget is not known to cause hair loss. Consult your doctor if you have hair loss while you are taking Torget.
Q. Can Torget cause kidney failure?
No, Torget 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 Torget with prednisone?
Torget 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 Torget with metolazone?
Both Torget 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.
Q. Does Torget have any serious side effects?
Serious side effects reported with the use of Torget are atrial fibrillation, ventricular tachycardia, chest pain, diarrhea, digitalis intoxication, gastrointestinal hemorrhage, hyperglycemia, hyperuricemia, hypokalemia, hypotension, hypovolemia, shunt thrombosis, rash, rectal bleeding, and syncope.
Q. Is Torget useful in the treatment of heart failure?
Yes, Torget 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.
Q. Can Torget lower potassium levels?
Torget 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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Torget with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Torget with Nimodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimodipine: Nimpod
Torget with Lercanidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lercanidipine: Lotensyl
Torget with Nifedipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nifedipine: Finidin, Calnif, Depicor, Calbloc, Calcigard, Nicardia, Nepin, Nefidipine, Cardipin, Depin, Nifelat
Torget with Tobramycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tobramycin: Bactob, Torvis, Tojawa, Cobex, Tobran, Tobaking, Obra, Tobo, Tobastar, Tobracid
Torget with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: Samwell, S-Amcard, Esam, Simlidep, S-Amlopress, Big Dvr
Torget with Netilmicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Netilmicin: Netyl, Internet, Netilmac, Netsafe, Netspan
Torget with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Benikite, Caritec
Torget with Streptomycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Streptomycin: Ambistryn-S, Streptomycin
Medicines with composition Aspirin / Acetylsalicylic acid: Disprin, M Spirin, Colsprin, Asprin, Loprin, Aspeeday, Acetyl Salicylic Acid, Delay Release Asprin
Torget with Enalapril
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Enalapril: Enatol, AB-Pril, Inopril, Renin, Hiril, Minipril, EL, Enapril, Hytrol, Bql, Normace, Canvas, Tenam
Torget with Imidapril
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Imidapril: Tanatril
Torget with Alfuzosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Alfuzosin: Efzu, Alfutrol, Zyalfa
Torget with Valsartan
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Valsartan: Valtan, Valent, Starval
Torget with Irbesartan
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Irbesartan: Debipro, Irbepex, Irovel
Torget with Azilsartan
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Azilsartan: Aztra
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