Dytor 20mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
Dytor 20mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Dytor 20mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

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Torasemide / Torsemide(20.0 Mg)
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Medical Description

Dytor 20 Tablet is a medicine that is used in the treatment of high blood pressure or oedema. It contains torasemide, also known as water pill. It removes excess fluid from the body in conditions like...
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Uses of Dytor 20 MG

Dytor 20 Tablet is used to treat high blood pressure and conditions of excess fluid retention in the body due to heart failure, kidney or liver diseases.

Contraindications of Dytor 20 MG

  • If you are allergic to torasemide, povidone or other ingredients of the medicine.
  • If you have kidney disease such as non-passage of urine (anuria).
  • If you had or have liver, heart disease or decreased blood volume.
  • If you are pregnant or lactating.
  • If you are on aminoglycosides or cephalosporins antibiotic like gentamycin, amikacin, ceftriaxone, cefixime, etc.

Side effects of Dytor 20 MG

  • Stomach pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Fatigue

Precautions and Warnings of Dytor 20 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Dytor 20 Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Dytor 20 Tablet should not be used during pregnancy as there is limited information about its safety. If you are pregnant or think you may be or are planning for a baby, you should consult the doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Dytor 20 Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unknown if Dytor 20 Tablet passes into human milk and its effects on the breastfed baby. Hence, it should not be used in breastfeeding as the medicine might decrease milk production.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Dytor 20 Tablet?
A:
Dytor 20 Tablet may make you dizzy and hence avoid driving if you feel unwell or unable to be alert.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Dytor?
A:
Avoid alcohol during the treatment as it may lower your blood pressure and may lead to side effects like dizziness or drowsiness. Also, in conditions of kidney failure, heart failure and liver problems, alcohol is known to worsen the diseased state. Therefore, it should be better avoided.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You may experience hearing loss.
  • You may have kidney, liver disease.
  • You may have dehydration, salt imbalance or electrolyte imbalance.
  • You may have other underlying medical conditions such as diabetes, gout.

Mode of Action of Dytor 20 MG

How Does It Work?

Torasemide acts on the kidneys to eliminate the excess water and salt from the body. It removes excess water, salt from the body and does not affect the electrolyte and acid-base balance of the body.

Directions for Use of Dytor 20 MG

  • Take Dytor 20 Tablet as a whole with water, with or without food.
  • Take it every day at the same time. You should take it regularly without fail as directed by the doctor.

Interactions of Dytor 20 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines affect the way Dytor 20 Tablet works, or the medicine itself reduces the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Inform the doctor about the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are taking or might take to avoid possible interaction.
  • If you are taking medicines for eg. to treat high blood pressure, heart failure, high/abnormal cholesterol levels, blood thinners, anti-infectives, anti-diabetics, anti-asthmatics, pain killers, immun...
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  • Concomitant use of the medicine with aminoglycoside antibiotics like gentamicin and ethacrynic acid cause an increased risk of ear toxicity, thus avoid, if possible.
  • Concomitant use of radiocontrast agents with the medicine result in kidney toxicity.

Storage and disposal of Dytor 20 MG

  • Store Dytor 20 Tablet at room temperature away from sunlight.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.

Dosage of Dytor 20 MG

Overdose

  • Symptoms of overdose of Dytor 20 Tablet are dehydration, decreased blood pressure, sodium, potassium, chloride levels as well as body fluid, it may also increase red blood cell levels in the body.
  • If you experience the symptoms or think you have taken too much of the medicine, contact the doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you missed a dose, take Dytor 20 Tablet as soon as you remember. If the time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next dose at the scheduled time. Avoid a double dose for the missed...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I stop taking Dytor 20 Tablet on my own if I feel better?

A: No, you should never stop taking Dytor 20 Tablet until advised by the doctor, even if you are feeling good. If you stop the medicine, it may lead to treatment failure and a sudden rise in blood pressure thus result worsening the medical condition.

Q: Any Dietary restrictions must follow as I have high blood pressure?

  • Limit intake of salt in the diet, pickles and packaged foods like chips contain excess salt and should be avoided.
  • Limit intake of potassium-containing foods like spinach, broccoli or banana and limit intake of meat.
  • Avoid packaged snacks, prefer fresh cut fruits as they are rich in vitamins and fibre.

Q: What should I do if I have dizziness after taking Dytor 20 Tablet?

A: Dizziness, lightheadedness or fainting occurs, when you get up suddenly from a lying or sitting position. Slowly getting up helps. If the problem continues or gets worse, check with the doctor.

Q: When should I take Dytor 20 Tablet?

A: Take Dytor 20 Tablet as advised by the doctor, but preferably at the same time each day. Dytor 20 Tablet is known to cause excess urination, and hence it is advised to take it in the morning or 3-4 hours before going to bed.

Q: What is Dytor 20 Tablet?

A: Dytor 20 Tablet is a medicine that helps to treat high blood pressure or oedema by removing excess fluid from the body in various conditions like liver, kidney or heart disease or failure.

Q: How long does it take Dytor to work?

A: Dytor usually starts working within an hour after its oral intake. However, it may take a few days to weeks to show its maximum effect. Most people with high blood pressure do not feel sick. Therefore, you should keep taking this medication even if you feel well.

Q: What are the side effects of Dytor?

Q: Stomach pain, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, fatigue are a few common side effects of Dytor. Although not everyone gets them. Side effects often improve as your body gets used to the medicine.

Q: Does Dytor tablet increase urination?

Q: Yes, the Dytor tablet increases urination. It acts on the kidneys to eliminate the excess water and salt from the body. It removes excess water and salt from the body and does not affect the electrolyte and acid-base balance of the body.

Q: How long does the effect of the Dytor tablet last?

Q: The effect of Dytor tablet may last up to 10-12 hours. However, it can vary among individuals depending on their physiology and other biological parameters.

Product Details
Brand
DYTOR
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30/12/2024

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ContainsTorasemide / Torsemide(20.0 Mg)
UsesHigh blood pressure and edema
Side effectsStomach pain, loss of appetite, dizziness, electrolyte imbalance
Last Updated on: 06 Apr 2022 | 05:57 PM (IST)
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