Dytor - 20mg
Dytor 20 mg
Dytor 20 mg tablets for oral administration contain the active ingredient Torsemide, which belongs to a group of drugs known as diuretics. It treats the following conditions:
- Edema - Edema is associated with congestive heart failure, renal disease, and hepatic disorders
- Hypertension - Dytor tablets are prescribed to treat hypertension to lower blood pressure. Lowering blood pressure reduces the risks of cardiovascular events, primarily strokes and myocardial infarctions. Blood pressure management should be a part of comprehensive cardiovascular risk management, including appropriate lipid control, diabetes management, limited sodium intake, exercise, smoking cessation, and antithrombotic therapy. Many patients will require more than one medication to achieve blood pressure goals.
Dytor helps your body get rid of extra water and salt through urine. It may be used alone or in a combination of other medicines as advised by your doctor.
It is important to continue to take medicine even if you feel well. If you discontinue treatment without consulting your doctor, your condition may worsen. Lifestyle changes like restricting salt intake, reducing stress, and stopping smoking may help this medication work better.
How to use Dytor 20 mg?
Dytor may be taken at any time with a meal as convenient. Special dose adjustment in the elderly is not necessary. The dose
For treatment of Edema, the recommended initial dose is 10 mg or 20 mg tablet once daily. If the diuretic response is inadequate, doctors may change the dose by approximately doubling until the desired diuretic response is achieved.
Please consult your doctor for more information regarding the dosing regimen of Dytor 20 mg.
Before taking medicine, let your doctor know if you develop liver problems. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking it. Regular monitoring of kidney function and electrolyte levels is important while taking this medicine. It may reduce potassium levels in your bloodstream, so your doctor may ask you to add potassium-rich foods to your diet. Potassium-rich foods include bananas and coconut water.
It is important to continue taking medicine even if you feel well. If you discontinue treatment without consulting your doctor, your condition may worsen. Lifestyle modifications such as restricting salt intake and stopping smoking may help this medication work better.
What are the Precautions (warning, allergy, things to remember)?
Dytor is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to Torsemide or other medicine ingredients. Torsemide should not be used in patients who are anuria. Safety and effectiveness in paediatric patients have not been studied. The medicine should be used with caution in patients with the hepatic disease with cirrhosis and ascites since sudden fluid and electrolytes balance alterations may precipitate hepatic coma. In such patients, diuresis with Dytor is best started in the hospital.
What are the Side effects of Dytor 20 mg?
Common side effects of Dytor 20 mg include headache, dehydration, dizziness, stomach upset, and decreased blood pressure. These are usually mild and resolve after a short time. Contact your doctor if any of these bother you or persist for longer.