Torcel 20mg Tablet

Medically reviewed by Dr. Swaroop Choudhari | Written By Kunal V Kumar

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 4:26 am

Torcel 20mg Tablet

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Uses of Torcel 20mg Tablet

Torcel 20mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Heart Failure, Hypertension

Side effects of Torcel 20mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Torcel 20mg Tablet are – Dizziness, Drowsiness, Fatigue, Headache,Hypotension,Constipation, Diarrhea, Indigestion, Nausea, Thirst, Vomiting, Muscle Spasms, Dehydration

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Torcel 20mg Tablet

Do not use Torcel 20mg Tablet if you are allergic to – Torasemide

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Torcel 20mg Tablet.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Torcel 20mg Tablet works

Torcel 20mg Tablet contains – Torasemide

Torasemide blocks active sodium and chloride reabsorption in the ascending loop of Henle by promoting rapid excretion of water, sodium, and chloride. Torsemide also increases the production of renal prostaglandins, increasing the plasma renin level and renal vasodilation. As a result, blood pressure falls, reducing preload and afterload.

Dosage of Torcel 20mg Tablet

The dosage of Torcel 20mg Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Torcel 20mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Torcel 20mg Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

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Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Tide 20mg Tablet  ( Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd. )

74.70  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Manotor 20mg Tablet  ( CMG Pharmaceuticals )

54.00  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Dytor 20mg Tablet  ( Cipla Ltd. )

125.95  15 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip


Drug :- ACE inhibitors, antihypertensives: Additive hypotension.

amiloride, spironolactone, triamterene: Possibly counteracted torsemide-induced hypokalemia.

amphotericin B: Increased risk of nephrotoxicity and severe, prolonged hypokalemia or hypomagnesemia.

cisplatin: Increased risk of significant hypokalemia or hypomagnesemia, possibly permanent ototoxicity.

cortisone, fluorocortisone, hydrocortisone: Increased risk of sodium retention and hypokalemia.

digoxin: Increased risk of arrhythmias and digitalis toxicity due to hypokalemia or hypomagnesemia.

indomethacin: Possibly decreased diuretic and antihypertensive effects of torsemide and increased risk of renal failure.

lithium: Possibly lithium toxicity.

metolazone, thiazide diuretics: Increased risk of severe fluid and electrolyte loss.

neuromuscular blockers: Possibly increased neuromuscular blockade due to hypokalemia.

probenecid: Possibly decreased diuretic effect of torsemide.

quinidine and other ototoxic drugs: Increased risk of ototoxicity.

salicylates: Increased risk of salicylate toxicity.

Activity :- alcohol use: Additive diuresis and, possibly, dehydration.

About Reviewer

Dr. Swaroop Y Choudhari is an MBBS, MD in General Medicine. The doctor holds an experience of 8 years, and has extensive knowledge in his respective field of medicine.

About Author

Kunal is a registered pharmacist with RGUHS with over 11 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.