Torsemide Solution For Injection 10Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Torsemide: Solution for injection (10mg)

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What is this Medicine?

TORSEMIDE (TORE se mide) is a diuretic. It helps you make more urine and to lose salt and excess water from your body. This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure, and edema or swelling from heart, kidney, or liver disease.

Similar Brand Name Drugs : Demadex: Solution for injection (10mg)
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Torsemide 20mg/2ml Solution for Injection

NDC: 005170770
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Ascites

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Edema

Storage Information
Do not freeze
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Torsemide 20mg/2ml Solution for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Torsemide 20mg/2ml Solution for Injection

Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Increased Blood Sugar Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Lyell'S Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Angioedema Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Swelling Incidence:
1.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Nervousness Incidence:
1.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
1.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Chest Pain Incidence:
1.2%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Low Potassium Levels Incidence:
1.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Sore Throat Incidence:
1.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Pain Incidence:
1.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
1.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Constipation Incidence:
1.8%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Joint Pain Incidence:
1.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
1.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Weakness Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Cough Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
2.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rhinitis Incidence:
2.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inceased Urination Incidence:
6.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
7.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

SECOND Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

THIRD Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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