Torsemide

TORVIB

COMPOSITION
Torsemide10MG | 20MG
SPECIFICATION
FORMTABLET
PACKING 10×10
PACKING TYPEALU ALU
MRP360 | 650

DESCRIPTION

Torasemide (rINN) or torsemide (USAN) is a pyridine-sulfonylurea type loop diuretic mainly used in the management of edema associated with congestive heart failure. It is also used at low doses for the management of hypertension. It is marketed under the brand name Demadex. [Wikipedia]

SIDE EFFECTS

Symptoms of overdose include dehydration, hypovolemia, hypotension, hyponatremia, hypokalemia, hypochloremic alkalosis, and hemoconcentration. Oral LD50 in rat is 5 g/kg, and intravenous LD50 in rat is 500 mg/kg.

INDICATION

For the treatment of edema associated with congestive heart failure, renal disease, or hepatic disease. Also for the treatment of hypertension alone or in combination with other antihypertensive agents.