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Dytor 40 MG Tablet

Manufactured byCipla Ltd.
ContainsTorsemide
Description

Dytor 40 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. Do not take this medicine if you have a known allergy to it.

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Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Dytor 40 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 Dytor 40 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 peak effect of this medicine can be observed within 1 hour of oral administration.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 6 to 8 hours after an oral dose and 6 hours after an intravenous dose.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended while you are taking this medicine. It may increase the risk of dizziness and fainting. Avoid performing activities that need mental alertness like operating machinery or driving a vehicle.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit forming tendency has been reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for women who are breastfeeding.

Allergy

Avoid taking this medicine if you have a known allergy to it or any other medicine of the same class. Also, avoid taking this medicine if you are allergic to the medicines belonging to the class Sulfonylureas.

Anuria

Avoid taking this medicine if you are suffering from Anuria (a condition wherein the kidney is unable to produce urine).
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for women who are breastfeeding.
General warnings

Severe liver injury with Cirrhosis and Ascites

Dytor 40 MG Tablet should be used with caution in the patient's suffering from this condition due to an increase in the risk of electrolyte imbalance. Close monitoring of electrolytes is necessary.

Hearing problem

Dytor 40 MG Tablet may increase the risk of developing a hearing problem when rapid intravenous injections are given. You should avoid taking other medicines that may cause hearing problems.

Volume depletion and Electrolyte imbalance

Dytor 40 MG Tablet may alter the blood volume levels and electrolyte levels. This may cause dizziness, dry mouth, and acid-base imbalance. Close monitoring of blood pressure and electrolyte levels is necessary. The medicine should be discontinued if these symptoms appear. Restart taking this medicine when lab tests are normal.

Missed Dose

The missed dose should be taken as soon possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it's already time for your next scheduled dose.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of 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

Consumption of alcohol with Dytor 40 MG Tablet may further reduce the blood pressure due to the additive effect.

Instructions

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended while you are taking this medicine. It may increase the risk of dizziness and fainting. Avoid performing activities that need mental alertness like operating machinery or driving a vehicle.
Interaction with Medicine

Metformin

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

Aminoglycoside antibiotics

Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors

Disease interactions

Diabetes

Taking this medicine may increase the blood glucose levels. Close monitoring of blood glucose levels is necessary. Inform the doctor about your medical condition. Suitable dose adjustments should be made based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take Dytor 40 MG Tablet with or without food. Do not take in larger amounts than advised. Inform the doctor if you experience any undesirable effects.
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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Information on this page was last updated on 16 Nov 2017

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