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Torvigress 100 Tablet


Overview

Introduction of Torvigress Tablet

Torvigress 100 Tablet is a type of diuretic (water pill). This medicine reduces excess fluid levels in the body and is used to treat edema (fluid overload) associated with heart, liver, kidney, or lung disease. It is also used in treatment of hypertension (high blood pressure).

Torvigress 100 Tablet is a fast-acting medicine that makes you lose excess water through urine. This medicine should be taken only during day time to avoid frequent urination at night. It may be used alone or in combination with other medicines. Regular monitoring of kidney function and electrolytes is important while using this medicine. Dizziness and headache may occur as side effects initially, but these improve with time.

Torvigress Tablet side effects

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

How to use Torvigress 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. Torvigress 100 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Torvigress Tablet works

Torvigress 100 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.

Torvigress Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Torvigress 100 Tablet 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
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Torvigress 100 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
Torvigress 100 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
Torvigress 100 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
Torvigress 100 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Torvigress 100 Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease as the use of Torvigress 100 Tablet should be avoided in case you are unable to pass urine or the kidney damage is due to some medicines.
Liver
CAUTION
Torvigress 100 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Torvigress 100 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Torvigress Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Torvigress 100 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

  • Torvigress 100 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 Torvigress 100 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 Torvigress 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

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Do yoga and pranayam regularly, take halleezy tablet 2 tablet twice
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FAQs

Q. Does Torvigress raise blood sugar?

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

Q. What are the side effects of Torvigress?

The common side effects of Torvigress include frequent urination, cough, constipation, diarrhea, hearing loss, ringing in ears, sore throat, headache and upset stomach. Whereas, the serious side effects of Torvigress 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 Torvigress increase creatinine?

Yes, Torvigress 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 Torvigress cause loss of potassium?

Torvigress 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 Torvigress?

Do not stop taking Torvigress 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 Torvigress be taken?

Take Torvigress exactly as advised by your doctor. Generally, it is recommended to take Torvigress once daily preferably at the same time each day. Torvigress 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 Torvigress stronger than furosemide?

Both Torvigress and furosemide are almost similar in terms of safety and effectiveness. The only difference is that Torvigress 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 Torvigress to show its effects?

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

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