Torsemide is used for treatment of edema (swelling) associated with heart, kidney, or liver failure, or with conditions by which there exists excess body water. It is also used alone or along with other medicines to treat blood pressure. Torsemide is often a loop diuretic. It works by making the kidney eliminate larger levels of electrolytes (especially sodium and potassium salts) and water than normal (diuretic effect).
Use Torsemide as directed through your doctor.
Ask your doctor questions you may have about how exactly to make use of Torsemide.
Store Torsemide at room temperature, between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C). Store faraway from heat, moisture, and lightweight. Do not store within the bathroom. Keep Torsemide out of the reach of youngsters and far from pets.
All medicines could cause negative effects, but some everyone has no, or minor, negative effects.
Check with your doctor if any of these most typical unwanted side effects persist or become bothersome:
Constipation; dizziness or lightheadedness when sitting up or standing; excessive urination; headache; increased cough; nasal inflammation; nausea.
Seek medical help without delay if all of these severe unwanted effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling in the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); chest pain; diarrhea; dry mouth or unusual thirst; fever, chills, or persistent sore throat; hearing problems or ringing inside the ears; decrease of appetite; muscle pain or cramps; rapid or irregular heartbeat; rectal bleeding; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin; restlessness; unusual bruising or bleeding; unusual tiredness or weakness; vomiting.
This isn't a whole set of all side effects that may occur. If you've questions regarding side effects, contact your medical provider.
Do NOT use Torsemide if:
Contact your physician or doctor without delay if all of these sign up for you.
Some health conditions may connect to Torsemide. Tell your physician or pharmacist if you have any health concerns, in particular when any in the following sign up for you:
Some medicines may communicate with Torsemide. Tell your doctor if you are taking another medicines, especially any of the following:
This will not be a complete list of all interactions that could occur. Ask your health care provider if Torsemide may interact to medicines which you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or customize the dose of any medicine.
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