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INTRODUCTION

DYTOR contains Torasemide which belongs to a group of medicines called diuretics. It is used to treat high blood pressure alone or in combination with other antihypertensive agents. This medicine has been found to be effective in treating edema associated with chronic renal and heart failure where a rapid onset of diuresis is required. It acts by inhibiting the sodium, potassium and chloride carrier system. It increases the urinary excretion of electrolytes such as sodium, chloride, and water thus increasing the amount of urine produced without significantly altering glomerular filtration rate, renal plasma flow or acid-base balance.

DYTOR will be administered by a doctor or nurse. Your doctor will decide the dose and frequency depending on your condition. Before receiving this medicine, inform your doctor if you have liver, kidney or heart problems, pregnant or breastfeeding. The common side effects are dizziness, headache, nausea, and excessive urination.

USES OF DYTOR

  • Treats hypertension and oedema

HOW DYTOR WORKS

DYTOR removes extra water and certain electrolytes from the body by increasing the amount of urine produced.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

DYTOR will be administered by a doctor or nurse. Your doctor will decide the dose and frequency depending on your condition. 

SIDE EFFECTS OF DYTOR

COMMON

  • dizziness
  • headache
  • nausea
  • weakness
  • vomiting
  • hyperglycemia
  • excessive urination
  • hyperuricemia, hypokalemia
  • excessive thirst
  • hypovolemia
  • impotence
  • esophageal hemorrhage
  • dyspepsia

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Headache:

Apply hot or cold-water bag on your head. Take rest in a quiet and dark room. Drink tea or coffee.

Dizziness or drowsiness:

Get up and move around to feel awake, take small naps to edge off the sleepiness. Give your eyes a break to avoid fatigue and eat a healthy food to boost energy.

Feeling sick (nausea) or indigestion:

Stick to simple normal meals and do not eat rich or spicy foods.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

DYTOR should be used with caution in pregnant women. Consult your doctor for advice.

BREASTFEEDING

DYTOR should be used with caution in breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor for advice.

KIDNEY

DYTOR is not recommended in patients with active kidney disease. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

LIVER

DYTOR should be used with caution in patients suffering from liver function impairment or active liver diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

ALLERGY

Tell your doctor if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Torasemide or any ingredients of this medicine.

HEART DISEASE

DYTOR should be used with caution in patients suffering from active heart diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

OTHERS

Tell your doctor if you had or have a condition such as:

  • anuria
  • low blood volume
  • hypotension
  • diabetes
  • low levels of sodium and potassium

INTERACTIONS

Tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription or the following:

  • insulin or tablets for the treatment of diabetes
  • medicines to treat heart diseases
  • corticosteroids, e.g. prednisolone, used to treat inflammation in diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis
  • laxatives, e.g. Bisacodyl
  • lithium, a treatment for depression; salicylates, used as painkillers and to reduce inflammation, e.g. aspirin
  • cisplatin, which is used to treat cancer
  • antibiotics, e.g. cefalexin
  • muscle-relaxing drugs, e.g. tubocurarine; or theophylline
  • sympathomimetic drugs, e.g. adrenaline, noradrenaline and ephedrine
  • cholestyramine, a drug used to reduce the level of fat in your blood

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Torasemide (Torsemide)
Pharmacological Category :   Antihypertensive, Diuretic
Therapeutic Indication :   Edema, Hypertension
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Injection

MORE INFORMATION

Store at room temperature and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT DYTOR

Does DYTOR raise blood sugar?

Yes, it may raise blood sugar levels. Monitor your blood glucose levels during treatment.

What is DYTOR used for?

It is used in emergency conditions to lower very high blood pressure (hypertensive crisis). It lowers and normalizes blood pressure rapidly and helps to remove excess fluids and electrolytes from the body and reduces swelling (edema) due to fluid retention.

Does DYTOR cause loss of potassium?

It may not cause direct potassium loss. It may cause excess loss of water which may lead to dehydration.  

REFERENCES

1. KD Tripathi MD. Diuretics: Drugs acting on kidney. Essentials of Medical Pharmacology 7th ed. New Delhi, May 2013. Page - 581.

2. Opie LH, Victor RG, Kaplan NM. Diuretics. Drugs for the Heart. 8th ed. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Elsevier Saunders; 2013. Page - 98.

3. Bradley A. Baron and Thomas P. Rocco. Pharmacotherapy of congestive heart failure: Modulation of Cardiovascular function. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. Page - 790.

4. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. Page - 1384.

5. Tejaswi Kanderi and Pradeep Vaitla. Torsemide. July 5, 2020; [Accessed Oct 16, 2020] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK559175/

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Kidney function test

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