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Torsemide - Overview
Torsemide is a medication used to treat hypertension and edema in some people. People who might need a torsemide prescription can use Push Health to connect with a medical provider who can prescribe torsemide, including torsemide 20 mg tablets, when appropriate to do so.
What Is Torsemide?
Torsemide, marketed under the brand name Demadex, belongs to a class of medications known as loop diuretics (similar to furosemide or Lasix). Torsemide works on the ascending portion of the loop of Henle in the kidney with a mechanism of action directed at blocking a sodium-potassium electrolyte carrier system. In doing so, torsemide helps increase the excretion of some electrolytes in the urine without changing the balance of acids and bases or the GFR with any significance. Torsemide is generally used to treat edema in some scenarios as well as high blood pressure in some patients.
Torsemide - Dosage and Price
The starting dose of torsemide is typically torsemide 5 mg once daily although some medical providers may start at torsemide 10 mg daily or higher doses, depending on their judgement and the health characteristics of the patient. To serve these dosing regimens, torsemide tablets are generally available as torsemide 5 mg tablets, torsemide 10 mg tablets, torsemide 20 mg tablets and torsemide 100 mg tablets. It is generally not recommended to double up on a torsemide dose if one dose is missed but it depends on the instructions of one's medical provider. Peak serum concentrations of torsemide are typically reached in under two hours. Torsemide is extensively bound to proteins in the plasma. The elimination half life of torsemide is typically under four hours. Torsemide is considered to be an affordable medication, costing approximately 30 cents per torsemide 20 mg tablet at many pharmacies in the United States. Also, torsemide coupons may be available online or through the manufacturer. Also, torsemide costs may be covered partially or fully by some insurance companies, depending on the insurance benefits.
Can I Buy Torsemide Online?
Torsemide requires a prescription to be dispensed by a pharmacy in the United States. Because of this, torsemide OTC is not available and one cannot just buy torsemide online. People who might need a torsemide prescription, however, can use Push Health to connect with a medical provider who, when appropriate, can prescribe torsemide 10 mg medication or other torsemide doses.
Torsemide - Side Effects
Prior to using torsemide, it is important to discuss possible side effects and concerns with a pharmacist and medical provider. Side effects that can result from torsemide use include excessive urination, cough, diarrhea, hearing issues, nausea, rash and a headache. Torsemide can also cause low blood pressure, kidney problems, and electrolyte abnormalities. Torsemide and alcohol should not be used together. People with a known hypersensitivity to torsemide or povidone should not use the medication. People with severe liver disease or people who no longer make urine should not use torsemide.
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Last updated December 2, 2019. Given the evolving nature of medicine and science, this information might not be accurate and should not be construed as medical advice or diagnosis / treatment recommendations. Please consult a licensed medical provider if you have additional questions.