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Drug information on Vaptan (Tolvaptan) from Steadfast MediShield Pvt. Ltd.


Steadfast MediShield Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Tolvaptan
15 mg
7 Tablets
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Drug Name : Tolvaptan

Tolvaptan(Samsca) generic Tolvaptan is a selective vasopressin V2-receptor antagonist, prescribed for hyponatremia (low blood sodium levels). It works by increasing fluid excretion from the body.
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Side effects of Vaptan

   Most Common : Increased thirst, dry mouth, weakness, constipation, increased urination and increased blood sugar.

   Blood : Blood clot events.

   Heart : Severely abnormal heart rhythm, prolonged prothrombin time.

   Gastrointestinal : Intestinal inflammation.

   Metabolic : Diabetic ketoacidosis.

   Musculoskeletal : Rhabdomyolysis.

   Central Nervous System : Stroke.

   Genitourinary : Urethral bleeding, vaginal bleeding.

   Respiratory : Blood clot in lungs, respiratory failure.

   Vascular disorder : Deep vein thrombosis.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

PO- The usual starting dose is 15 mg administered once daily. Increase up 30 mg once daily. Maximum: 60 mg once daily.

How to use Vaptan?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.

When is Vaptan not to be taken? (Contraindications)


Warnings and Precautions for Vaptan

Cautions should be exercised in patients with history of diabetes, kidney disease, liver disease, use/abuse of alcohol, who are taking other medications, any allergy, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• Avoid becoming dehydrated; drink adequate fluids.

• It may raise blood sugar level; if it is so consult with your doctor.

Patient may develop with increased risk of Osmotic demyelination syndrome.

Other Precautions for Vaptan

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Vaptan

Store at 25°C.

♦ Safety Labeling Changes Approved By FDA

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