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Dytor 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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By CIPLA LIMITED
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
MRP 37.00*
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Torasemide / Torsemide(5.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
DIURETIC

Medical Description

Dytor 5 Tablet is used for removing excess water retained by the body in conditions liver, heart and kidney failure and high blood pressure. It contains torasemide. It belongs to a class of medicines ...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Other Products
    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Dytor 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Dytor 5 Tablet is used treat high blood pressure and conditions of excess fluid retention in the body due to heart failure, kidney or liver diseases.
contraindications

Contraindications of Dytor 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to this medicine or any other ingredients of this medicine
  • If you are allergic to sulphonylureas like Chlorpropamide and Glimepiride
  • If you have problems with your heart
  • If you have problems with your kidney or liver
  • If you have taken certain medicines and it has caused you liver problems
  • If you have a low blood volume
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding
  • If you have low blood pressure
  • If you are taking aminoglycoside antibiotics like Gentamicin and Streptomycin
sideEffects

Side effects of Dytor 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Muscle pain
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Constipation
  • Stomach pain
  • Fatigue
  • Loss of energy
  • Loss of appetite
  • Body fluid and electrolyte imbalance like low levels of sodium
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Dytor 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Dytor 5 Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Dytor 5 Tablet should not be used during pregnancy as there is limited information about it's safety. If you are pregnant or think you may be or are planning for a baby, you should consult your doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Dytor 5 Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unknown if this medicine passes into human milk and it's effects on the breastfed baby. Hence, it should not be used in breast-feeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Dytor 5 Tablet?
A:
Dytor 5 Tablet may make you dizzy and hence you should avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Dytor 5 Tablet?
A:
It is advised not to consume 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 hepatic problems, alcohol is known to worsen the diseased state. Therefore, it should be better avoided.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are allergic to torsemide the active ingredient in Dytor 5 mg tablets.
  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • You have dehydration, salt imbalance or problems passing urine. Have an adequate amount of water and fluids.
  • You have gout, frequent monitoring of uric acid levels is advised.
  • You a diabetic, then regular monitoring of glucose is needed.
  • You are expected to monitor salt levels, glucose, uric acid and lipid levels regularly if you have been prescribed this medicine for long-term treatment.
  • You are dehydrated.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Dytor 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

How Does It Work?

Dytor 5 Tablet acts on the kidneys to eliminate the excess of water and salt from the body. Though, it removes excess of water and salt from the body and does not affect the normal electrolyte and aci...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Dytor 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Take Dytor 5 Tablet as a whole with a sufficient amount of water, with or without food
  • Take it everyday at the same time
  • You should take it regularly without fail as directed by your doctor
interactions

Interactions of Dytor 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Dytor 5 Tablet can increase the side effects of antibiotics like Streptomycin, Gentamycin, Cephalexin, Ceftriaxone and medicines for brain disorder such as lithium and cancer medicine like Cisplatin i...
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  • Concomitant use of torasemide with medicines like Indomethacin, Ibuprofen used to treat inflammatory diseases and probenecid used to treat gout may lower the effects of torasemide
  • Concomitant use of torasemide with other medicines used for high blood pressure like Captopril and Lisinopril can lower the blood pressure abruptly
  • Dytor 5 Tablet when taken along with certain muscle relaxants and theophylline which used to treat asthma, can lead to reduced efficiency
  • Dytor 5 Tablet can reduce the blood sugar lowering action of antidiabetics and increase the toxicity of aspirin
  • Other medicines like adrenaline, noradrenaline used to treat high blood pressure, lithium used to treat mental health and digoxin used to treat heart failure should be used cautiously
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Dytor 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Store Dytor 5 Tablet at room temprature away from sunlight
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets
  • You should not flush this medicine in the toilet or pour them into the drain
  • You need to properly discard this medicine when it is expired or no longer needed
dosage

Dosage of Dytor 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose of Dytor 5 Tablets are nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, diarrhoea, sleepiness, confusion, low blood pressure, unconsciousness, dehydration, low sodium and low blood potassium.If yo...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose, take Dytor 5 Tablet as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next dose at the scheduled time. Do not take a double do...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Alok Nachane

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I stop taking Dytor 5 Tablet on my own if I feel better?

A: No, you should never stop taking Dytor 5 Tablet until advised by the doctor, even if you are feeling good. If you stop taking this medicine, it may lead to treatment failure.

Q: Are there any dietary restrictions I should follow as I have high blood pressure?

  • Limit intake of salt in diet, especially pickles and packaged foods like chips contain excess salt and should be avoided
  • Have less amount of potassium-containing foods like spinach, broccoli or banana and limit intake of meat
  • Instead of having 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 5 Tablet?

A: Dizziness, light headedness or fainting may occur, especially when you get up suddenly from a lying or sitting position. Slowly getting up may help. If the problem continues or gets worse, check with your doctor.

Q: Can Dytor 5 Tablet be taken everyday?

A: Based on your underlying condition, your doctor will prescribe it to you for few days or prolonged duration. Take daily only if the doctor has prescribed it to you, visit regularly your doctor to get your blood pressure checked.

Q: What is Dytor 5?

A: It is a medicine that helps control high blood pressure and edema by removing excess of fluid from the body.

Q: Can I experience Diarrhoea after taking Dytor 5 mg tablets?

A: Diarrhoea is among the common side-effects of Dytor 5 mg tablets. In some cases, diarrhoea may be accompanied by muscle cramps, weakness, unusual tiredness, confusion, severe dizziness and drowsiness, fainting, unusual dry mouth/thirst, nausea, vomiting, irregular heartbeat which are symptoms of dehydration. If you experience such symptoms you are advised to visit your doctor or nearest hospital immediately

Q: Why am I asked to monitor my electrolyte balance while on Dytor 5 mg tablets?

A: Dytor 5 mg tablet is a diuretic medicine that removes excess fluid from the body, in doing do excessive salt is also eliminated like sodium, potassium and magnesium. Thus it is recommended to monitor your kidney functioning and electrolyte levels during the treatment with this medicine.

Q: What is the difference between Dytor plus and Dytor 5?

A: Dyrtor plus contains torsemide and spironolactone. While Dytor 5 contains only torsemide as its active component.

Q: Does Dytor 5 affect the kidney?

A: Yes, it acts on various parts of the kidneys and remove the excess of fluid and salt such as sodium and chloride and reduces oedema/ swelling.

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ContainsTorasemide / Torsemide(5.0 Mg)
UsesHigh blood pressure and edema
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, muscle pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea
Last Updated on: 26 Oct 2021 | 02:52 PM (IST)
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