Torsemide + Spironolactone (Dytor) 5 + 50 mg tablet is a combination of diuretics prescribed for the treatment of salt-retention induced edema and hypertension. Each tablet contains 5 mg of Torsemide and 50 mg of Spironolactone as its active ingredient.
Torsemide is a diuretic that works by decreasing edema and fluid retention by increasing urinary production, helping to minimize the risk of myocardial infarction , stroke, and kidney disease. Spironolactone is a potassium-sparing diuretic that works by increasing the secretion of water and sodium without interfering with potassium metabolism, with strong antagonistic activity against aldosterone in the distal nephron tubules.
Drug = Torsemide + Spironolactone
Strength = 5 + 50 mg
contains = 150 tablets
How To Take
This medicine may be taken before or after food intake.
Try to take it at the same time each day. It must be taken regularly for it to be effective.
Take exactly as directed by your doctor or according to the instructions on the label. Do not take more or less than instructed by your doctor. Do not stop taking it unless instructed by the doctor.
Dosage of Torsemide + Spironolactone (Dytor) 5 + 50 mg
The dosage and duration of Torsemide + Spironolactone therapy should be as prescribed by a physician.
Missed Dose of Torsemide + Spironolactone (Dytor) 5 + 50 mg
If you often forget to take your medicine, let your doctor and pharmacist know.
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and return to your usual dosing schedule.
Do not double a dose under any circumstances.
Overdose of Torsemide + Spironolactone (Dytor) 5 + 50 mg
If you think you may have used Torsemide + Spironolactone more than the usual dose, please seek medical help immediately.
People with the following medical conditions should not take Torsemide + Spironolactone:
- Cardiac arrhythmias
- Renal failure with oliguria or anuria
- Hepatic coma or pre-coma states
Torsemide + Spironolactone may have the following side effects:
- Electrolyte imbalance with hypokalemia
- Dry mouth
- Metabolic alkalosis
- Abdominal cramps
- Hearing loss
Always notify your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including herbal tonics such as traditional Chinese medicine, supplements, and medicines that you buy without a prescription.
This list does not include all medicines that may interact with Torsemide + Spironolactone.
How Does It Work?
Torsemide is a loop diuretic that works by reducing edema and fluid retention through increasing the urinary output, which helps to reduce the risk of myocardial infarction, stroke, and renal disorders. Spironolactone is a potassium-sparing diuretic with direct antagonist activity against aldosterone in the distal tubules of the nephron that works by increasing the secretion of water and sodium without interfering with potassium metabolism.
Torsemide + Spironolactone is used to treat the following conditions:
- Salt-retention induced edema
Special Precautions and Connected Warnings
Take special precautions if you have the following conditions:
- Electrolyte imbalance
- Diabetes mellitus
- Store below 25°C.
- Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children.
- Do not use Torsemide + Spironolactone that is expired or out of date.