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Torsid is a pyridine-sulfonylurea type loop diuretic, prescribed for hypertension, congestive cardiac failure, chronic renal failure and hepatic cirrhosis.  

Drug information on Torsid (Torsemide) from Aristo Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Otsira)

Torsid

  Injection
Aristo Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Otsira)
Generic : Torsemide
 41.75
10mg/1 Amp
1 Ampoule
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Medical Condition(s) for which Torsid may be prescribed


Side effects of Torsid

   Metabolic : Electrolyte disturbances, dehydration, dry mouth, increased sugar, increased urination, elevated liver enzyme and loss of appetite.

   Central Nervous System : Headache, dizziness, weakness, drowsiness and confusion.

   Miscellaneous : Stomach cramps, impotence, ringing in the ear and hearing loss.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

PO- The recommended dose range is 2.5 – 200mg/day.

How to use Torsid?

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

When is Torsid not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with anuria (absence of urination), and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Torsid

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of diabetes, gout, kidney or liver disease, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• Correct electrolyte disturbances and urinary disorders before treatment.

• Monitor electrolyte balance, glucose, uric acid, creatinine and lipid level regularly while taking this medication.

• It may cause dizziness or drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery, while taking this medication.

Other Precautions for Torsid

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Torsid

Store it at controlled room temperature (15° to 30°C), and in an airtight container.



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