Q. Does Torbel 10mg Tablet raise blood sugar?
Yes, Torbel 10mg Tablet may raise blood sugar levels causing hyperglycemia. Hence, it is important to keep a track of your blood glucose levels during treatment with Torbel 10mg Tablet.
Q. What are the side effects of Torbel 10mg Tablet?
The common side effects of Torbel 10mg Tablet include headache, dizziness, dehydration, constipation, decreased blood pressure and stomach upset. Some of the serious side effects of Torbel 10mg Tablet include dehydration and electrolyte imbalance, rapid or excessive weight loss, vomiting blood, chest pain, difficulty breathing or swallowing, blisters or peeling skin, hives, rash, and itching. Consult your doctor immediately if you notice any such symptoms.
Q. Does Torbel 10mg Tablet increase creatinine?
Yes, Torbel 10mg Tablet may cause a mild increase in creatinine values depending on the dose you are taking. These increased creatinine levels may increase slightly more when this medicine is used for long term. However, with discontinuation of the treatment, these levels return to their base value.
Q. Does Torbel 10mg Tablet cause loss of potassium?
Torbel 10mg Tablet 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 Torbel 10mg Tablet?
Do not stop taking Torbel 10mg Tablet without talking to your doctor. Stopping the medicine may not overshoot your blood pressure levels but may make your condition as it was before treatment. Therefore, discuss this with your doctor who will advise you to change the medicine or the dosage as per your requirement.
Q. How should Torbel 10mg Tablet be taken?
Take Torbel 10mg Tablet exactly as advised by your doctor. Generally, it is recommended to take Torbel 10mg Tablet once daily preferably at the same time each day. Torbel 10mg Tablet 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 Torbel 10mg Tablet stronger than furosemide?
Both Torbel 10mg Tablet and furosemide are almost similar in terms of safety and effectiveness. The only difference is that Torbel 10mg Tablet has a longer duration of action in comparison to furosemide but the effect of both starts within an hour of intake.
Q. How long does it take for Torbel 10mg Tablet to show its effects?
Torbel 10mg Tablet starts acting within an hour of taking it orally and its effect lasts for about 6-8 hours when given orally.