Torvigress 40mg Tablet

Medically reviewed by Dr. Naresh Dang | Written By Sonu Kumar Rao

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 10:35 am

Torvigress 40mg Tablet

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Uses of Torvigress 40mg Tablet

Torvigress 40mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Heart Failure, Hypertension

Side effects of Torvigress 40mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Torvigress 40mg 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 Torvigress 40mg Tablet

Do not use Torvigress 40mg 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 Torvigress 40mg 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 Torvigress 40mg Tablet works

Torvigress 40mg 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 Torvigress 40mg Tablet

The dosage of Torvigress 40mg 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 Torvigress 40mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Torvigress 40mg 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.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

Information will be added soon.

Pregnancy

Information will be added soon.

Breastfeeding

Information will be added soon.

Driving

Information will be added soon.

Kidney

Information will be added soon.

Liver

Information will be added soon.

Interaction

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. Naresh Dang is an MD in Internal Medicine. He has special interest in the field of Diabetes, and has over two decades of professional experience in his chosen field of specialty. Dr. Dang is an expert in the managememnt of Diabetes, Hypertension and Lipids. He also provides consultation for Life Style Management.

About Author

Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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