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Tosec 10 mg Tablet

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Composition for Tosec 10 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Tosec 10 mg Tablet

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19.75
₹1.98/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Tosec Tablet

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Uses of Tosec Tablet

Tosec 10 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.
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Tosec Tablet side effects

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

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How to use Tosec 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. Tosec 10 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Tosec Tablet works

Tosec 10 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 Tosec Tablet

Expert advice for Tosec Tablet

  • Tosec 10 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 Tosec 10 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 Tosec 10 mg Tablet can decrease your potassium levels and lead to dehydration.
  • Requires routine blood tests to monitor your kidney function.
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Tosec Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Tosec 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
Tosec 10 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
Tosec 10 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
Tosec 10 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Tosec 10 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Tosec 10 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease as the use of Tosec 10 mg Tablet should be avoided in case you are unable to pass urine or the kidney damage is due to some medicines.
Liver
CAUTION
Tosec 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tosec 10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Tosec Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Tosec 10 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Tosec Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Torasemide

Yes, Tosec 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 Tosec is contraindicated in patients with gout.
Tosec 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 Tosec.
Q. Can I use Tosec with spironolactone?
Tosec can be taken with spironolactone. When used together the diuretic effect gets added along with maintaining the blood potassium levels. Tosec 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 Tosec. Other commonly seen gastrointestinal side effects are the loss of appetite, upper abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and constipation.
Q. Can I take Tosec with allopurinol?
Tosec can be taken with allopurinol. Tosec can increase uric acid levels and allopurinol lowers uric acid levels. So, allopurinol is given to decrease the hyperuricemic effects of Tosec. However, allopurinol is not safe in patients with renal failure, so may need to be replaced with another similar medicine like febuxostat.
No, Tosec should not be used if you have a history of sulfa allergy or to sulfonamide group of anti-diabetic drugs.
Tosec 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, Tosec 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.
Tosec is a safe drug if used in prescribed dose and for prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Tosec is not known to cause hair loss. Consult your doctor if you have hair loss while you are taking Tosec.
No, Tosec 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 Tosec with prednisone?
Tosec 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 Tosec with metolazone?
Both Tosec 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 Tosec 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, Tosec 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.
Tosec 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 Tosec with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Tosec with Aliskiren
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Aliskiren: Rasilez
Medicines with composition Aspirin / Acetylsalicylic acid: Disprin, Colsprin, Asprin, Loprin, Aspirin, Aspeeday, Acetyl Salicylic Acid, Delay Release Asprin, Aspin, Sprintas, CV Sprin
Tosec with Kanamycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Kanamycin: Kanamac, Kancin
Tosec with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Caritec
Tosec with Netilmicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Netilmicin: Netilmac, Netsafe, Netspan, Ntn, Netromycin
Tosec with Nimodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimodipine: Nimpod, Nimocer, Vasotop, Nimodec
Tosec with Streptomycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Streptomycin: Ambistryn-S, Streptomycin
Tosec with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: S-Amcard, Esam, Big Dvr
Tosec with Lercanidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lercanidipine: Lotensyl, Lervasc
Tosec with Nifedipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nifedipine: Calnif, Depicor, Calbloc, Calcigard, Nicardia, Nepin, Nefidipine, Cardipin, Depin, Nifelat, Nifedine, Nifidip, NF
Tosec with Tobramycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tobramycin: Tobo, Tobra, Tycin, Tob, Tobrasulf, Toracin, Tobamist
Tosec with Valsartan
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Valsartan: Valtan, Valent, Starval, Diovan, Valzaar
Tosec with Enalapril
MODERATE
Tosec with Naftopidil
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Naftopidil: Nafodil
Tosec with Irbesartan
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Irbesartan: Irbepex, Irovel
Tosec with Phenoxybenzamine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenoxybenzamine: Zaxyben
Tosec with Candesartan
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Candesartan: Angiosart
Tosec with Terazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Terazosin: Terapress
Tosec with Perindopril
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Perindopril: Perihart
Tosec with Alfuzosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Alfuzosin: Efzu, Alfutrol, Zyalfa, Alfusin, Alfoo
Tosec with Quinapril
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Quinapril: Acupil, Q Press
Tosec with Imidapril
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Imidapril: Tanatril

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