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Vrochitor 40 mg Tablet

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Composition for Vrochitor 40 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Vrochitor 40 mg Tablet

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MRP
135
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Medicine Overview of Vrochitor Tablet

Uses of Vrochitor Tablet

Vrochitor 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.

Vrochitor Tablet side effects

Common

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

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

How Vrochitor Tablet works

Vrochitor 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 Vrochitor Tablet

Expert advice for Vrochitor Tablet

  • Vrochitor 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 Vrochitor 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 Vrochitor 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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Vrochitor Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Vrochitor 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
Vrochitor 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
Vrochitor 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
Vrochitor 40 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Vrochitor 40 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Vrochitor 40 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease as the use of Vrochitor 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
Vrochitor 40 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Vrochitor 40 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Vrochitor Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Vrochitor 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Vrochitor Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Torasemide

Q. Can Vrochitor cause gout?
Yes, Vrochitor 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 Vrochitor is contraindicated in patients with gout.
Q. Does Vrochitor raise your blood sugar levels?
Vrochitor 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 Vrochitor.
Q. Can I use Vrochitor with spironolactone?
Vrochitor can be taken with spironolactone. When used together the diuretic effect gets added along with maintaining the blood potassium levels. Vrochitor 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 Vrochitor cause diarrhea?
Diarrhea is a common side effect of Vrochitor. Other commonly seen gastrointestinal side effects are the loss of appetite, upper abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and constipation.
Q. Can I take Vrochitor with allopurinol?
Vrochitor can be taken with allopurinol. Vrochitor can increase uric acid levels and allopurinol lowers uric acid levels. So, allopurinol is given to decrease the hyperuricemic effects of Vrochitor. 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 Vrochitor in sulfa allergy?
No, Vrochitor should not be used if you have a history of sulfa allergy or to sulfonamide group of anti-diabetic drugs.
Q. Is Vrochitor used for weight loss?
Vrochitor 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 Vrochitor cause electrolyte abnormalities?
Yes, Vrochitor 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 Vrochitor safe to use?
Vrochitor is a safe drug if used in prescribed dose and for prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Vrochitor cause hair loss?
Vrochitor is not known to cause hair loss. Consult your doctor if you have hair loss while you are taking Vrochitor.
Q. Can Vrochitor cause kidney failure?
No, Vrochitor 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 Vrochitor with prednisone?
Vrochitor 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 Vrochitor with metolazone?
Both Vrochitor 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 Vrochitor have any serious side effects?
Serious side effects reported with the use of Vrochitor 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 Vrochitor useful in the treatment of heart failure?
Yes, Vrochitor 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 Vrochitor lower potassium levels?
Vrochitor 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 Vrochitor with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Vrochitor with Nimodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimodipine: Nimpod, Caldip
Vrochitor with Netilmicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Netilmicin: Netyl, Internet, Netilmac, Netsafe
Vrochitor with Amikacin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Amikacin: Mikasun, Vizocin, Amricin, Gramika, Amitrex, Welmic, Spakin, Acean, Abiox, Blocin
Vrochitor with Gentamicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Gentamicin: Begenta, Indogenta, Spagen, GB Gen, Garacin, Gentadin, Jentin, Gen, Zentax, Gentivin
Vrochitor with Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Amlodipine: Amom, Samlodon, Amodep, Amleod, Espin, Amcard, Esamlo, Amwa, S Amlort, Argopres
Vrochitor with Neomycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Neomycin: Neocin
Vrochitor with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: Samwell, S-Amcard, Esam, Simlidep, S-Amlopress, Big Dvr
Vrochitor with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Benikite, Beniq
Vrochitor with Cilnidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cilnidipine: Cilniright, Torcillin, D Blok, Bpcrush, Cilidus, Clindinol, Cindalin, Camco, Ciladoc, Clinidip
Vrochitor with Nifedipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nifedipine: Finidin, Calnif, Depicor, Calbloc, Calcigard, Nicardia, Nepin
Vrochitor with Tobramycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tobramycin: Bactob, Torvis, Tojawa, Cobex, Tobran, Tobaking, Obra, Tomin, Toram, Tobax
Vrochitor with Lercanidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lercanidipine: Lotensyl
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Aspirin / Acetylsalicylic acid: Disprin, M Spirin, Colsprin, Asprin
Vrochitor with Enalapril
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Enalapril: Enatol, AB-Pril, Inopril, Renin, Hiril, Lapril, Ecard, Enalcyp, Genlapril, Minipril
Vrochitor with Alfuzosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Alfuzosin: Efzu, Alfuzee, Alfutrol, Zyalfa
Vrochitor with Valsartan
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Valsartan: Valtan, Valent, Starval
Vrochitor with Olmesartan
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Olmesartan: Olmirose, Olminir, Golme, Oltab, Olistor, Olque, Olran, Olsacare, Olmex, Olmecer
Vrochitor with Azilsartan
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Azilsartan: Aztra
Vrochitor with Terazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Terazosin: Teraban, Prostrin
Vrochitor with Losartan
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Losartan: Losin, Tosar, Closarten, L Sar, Rigapot, Lortan, Losarfine, Licosar, Lobeep, Aquazaar
Vrochitor with Ramipril
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Ramipril: Topram, Rigapril, Ram, Winpace, Artere, Beri, Topam, Xypril, Panpril, Ramison
Vrochitor with Imidapril
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Imidapril: Tanatril
Vrochitor with Telmisartan
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Telmisartan: Ontel, Telbind, Caditel, Telmicin, Rxtel, Telmiwell, Geotel, Fytel, Telmigold, Telga
Vrochitor with Tamsulosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tamsulosin: Tamocas, Tampros MR, Urivin, Temsunir, Prostop, Eaziflo, Ubimax, Orijet, Tamlocept, Contiflo Icon
Vrochitor with Irbesartan
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Irbesartan: Debipro, Sebri, Irbepex, Irovel

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