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Demator 10 MG Tablet

Manufactured byRpg Life Sciences Ltd.
ContainsTorsemide
Description

Demator 10 MG Tablet is a diuretic which is used to control high blood pressure and edema. It is usually taken once daily, preferably in the daytime to prevent sleep disturbances. This medicine is not recommended for use in patients below 18 years of age.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Demator 10 MG Tablet

  • Chest pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Dry mouth
  • Loss of appetite
  • Muscle pain
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Skin rash
  • Acid or sour stomach
  • Increased cough
  • Sleeplessness

Uses of Demator 10 MG Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Edema
  • Hypertension
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 1 hour of administration of the dose.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 6 to 8 hours.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended while you are taking this medicine due to the increased risk of adverse effects such as dizziness, headache, lightheadedness, and fainting. Avoid performing activities that need high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating heavy machinery if alcohol and this medicine are used together.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to torsemide, other sulfonylureas, or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.

Anuria

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with Anuria (a condition wherein the kidney is unable to produce urine) due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
General warnings

Severe liver injury with cirrhosis and ascites

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease associated with cirrhosis and edema due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor on priority. Regular monitoring of liver function and electrolyte levels, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Volume depletion and Electrolyte imbalance

Use of this medicine may alter the blood volume levels and electrolyte levels which may result in dizziness, dry mouth, and acid-base imbalance. Close monitoring of blood pressure and electrolyte levels is necessary while taking this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Use in Children

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients below 18 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

Driving or Operating machinery

Use of this medicine may cause blurred vision or dizziness in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms during treatment with this medicine.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

N/A

Instructions

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended while you are taking this medicine due to the increased risk of adverse effects such as dizziness, headache, lightheadedness, and fainting. Avoid performing activities that need high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating heavy machinery if alcohol and this medicine are used together.
Interaction with Medicine

Metformin

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

Aminoglycoside antibiotics

Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors

Disease interactions

Diabetes

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with diabetes due to the increased risk of altered blood glucose levels. Regular monitoring of blood glucose, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Hyperuricemia

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with hyperuricemia since it may decrease the excretion of uric acid from the body. Regular monitoring of uric acid levels, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take this medicine with or without food. Do not take in larger amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable effects. Do not stop taking the medicine before completion of the course/without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
It works by increasing the excretion of water and sodium by preventing its reabsorption in the kidneys.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Loop diuretics

Schedule

Schedule H

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https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/medicine/22290

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https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=cf288ad5-d4e7-4b0b-bfd0-41c5327e6984

Torasemide - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2019 [cited 13 September 2019]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00214
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