Torsemide

BreastfeedingPediatric
  • TRADE NAMES: Demadex (Roche); Torem (Roche); Unat
  • INDICATIONS: Essential hypertension, edema due to congestive heart failure, hepatic, pulmonary or renal edema
  • SYNONYM: Torasemide
  • CLASS: Diuretic, loop
  • HALF-LIFE: 2–4 hours
CLINICALLY IMPORTANT, POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS INTERACTIONS WITH:

ACE inhibitors, Amikacin, Aminoglycosides, Aminophylline, Anti-diabetics, Antihypertensives, Cephalosporins, Cisplatin, Gentamicin, Indomethacin, Kanamycin, Neomycin, Probenecid, Salicylates, Streptomycin, Tobramycin

PREGNANCY CATEGORY: B

Torsemide is a sulfonamide and can be absorbed systemically. Sulfonamides can produce severe, possibly fatal, reactions such as toxic epidermal necrolysis and Stevens-Johnson syndrome

Our database has 33 adverse reactions for this drug across the following areas

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SKIN.
CARDIOVASCULAR.
CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM.
ENDOCRINE/METABOLIC.
GASTROINTESTINAL/HEPATIC.
LOCAL.
NEUROMUSCULAR/SKELETAL.
OTIC.
RESPIRATORY.


Page last updated 07/31/2023

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Incidence info

  • <1%
  • 1-5%
  • 5-10%
  • 10-15%
  • 15-20%
  • 20-30%
  • >30%

Seriousness info

  • Hospitalization possible
  • Life threatening
  • Fatal

Warnings in other populations info

  • Breast feeding
  • Geriatric
  • Pediatric
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