Medicine Overview of Tormis Tablet
Side effects of Tormis Tablet
Dehydration, Decreased potassium level in blood, Decreased magnesium level in blood, Increased blood uric acid, Hearing loss.
How to use Tormis 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. Tormis 10mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Tormis Tablet works
Tormis 10mg tablet is a loop diuretic. It acts on kidneys and removes excess water and certain electrolytes from the body through urine.
In Depth Information on Tormis Tablet
Expert advice for Tormis Tablet
- Tormis 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 Tormis, 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 Tormis can decrease your potassium levels and lead to dehydration.
- Requires routine blood tests to monitor your kidney function.
Special precautions for Tormis 10mg Tablet
Taking Torsamide with alcohol may have additive effects in l+more
owering your blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate....
Tormis 10mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Tormis 10mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.+more
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
Tormis 10mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, o+more
r decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
Tormis 10mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Tormis 10mg Tablet is recommended.+more
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease as the use of Tormis 10mg Tablet should be avoided in case you are unable to pass urine or the kidney damage is due to some medicines....
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease as the use of Tormis 10mg Tablet should be avoided in case you are unable to pass urine or the kidney damage is due to some medicines.
Tormis 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients w+more
ith liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tormis 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Amlo 5mg Tablet, Amlogard 10mg Tablet, Amlokind 2.5mg Tablet, Urimax 0.4mg Capsule MR
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.
Frequently asked questions for Tormis 10mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Torasemide
Yes, Tormis 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 Tormis is contraindicated in patients with gout.
Q. How is Tormis different from furosemide?
Both Tormis 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, Tormis works for a long time and is safe to use in patients with renal failure as compared to furosemide.
Tormis 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 Tormis.
Q. How is Tormis different from chlorthalidone?
Both Tormis and chlorthalidone are diuretics, however, they belong to different groups and act on different parts of the kidney. Chlorthalidone is less potent than Tormis but has a better blood pressure lowering effect. Chlorthalidone increases calcium levels while Tormis decreases calcium levels but both lower the blood potassium levels (hypokalemia).
Q. Can I use Tormis with spironolactone?
Tormis can be taken with spironolactone. When used together the diuretic effect gets added along with maintaining the blood potassium levels. Tormis 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 Tormis. Other commonly seen gastrointestinal side effects are the loss of appetite, upper abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and constipation.
Q. Can I take Tormis with allopurinol?
Tormis can be taken with allopurinol. Tormis can increase uric acid levels and allopurinol lowers uric acid levels. So, allopurinol is given to decrease the hyperuricemic effects of Tormis. However, allopurinol is not safe in patients with renal failure, so may need to be replaced with another similar medicine like febuxostat.
No, Tormis should not be used if you have a history of sulfa allergy or to sulfonamide group of anti-diabetic drugs.
Tormis 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, Tormis 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.
Tormis is a safe drug if used in prescribed dose and for prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Tormis is not known to cause hair loss. Consult your doctor if you have hair loss while you are taking Tormis.
No, Tormis 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 Tormis with prednisone?
Tormis 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 Tormis with metolazone?
Both Tormis 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 Tormis 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, Tormis 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.
Tormis 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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