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Spironolactone + Torsemide, a combination of diuretics, is prescribed for the treatment of salt-retention induced edema and hypertension.

Pharmacodynamics

Spironolactone:

The drug is a potassium-sparing diuretic with direct antagonist activity against aldosterone (competitive antagonism) in the distal tubules of nephron. Spironolactone is a synthetic 17-lactone steroidal formulation that increases secretion of water and sodium without interfering with potassium metabolism.

Torsemide:

Torsemide reduces edema and fluid retention by increasing the urinary output. These effects can reduce the risk of MI, stroke and renal disorders.

Pharmacokinetics

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Spironolactone + Torsemide Indications / Spironolactone + Torsemide Uses

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Spironolactone + Torsemide Adverse Reactions / Spironolactone + Torsemide Side Effects

Some of the commonly reported adverse events of Spironolactone + Torsemide are electrolyte imbalance with hypokalemia, dry mouth, metabolic alkalosis, hyperuricemia, abdominal cramps, anorexia, tinnitus and hearing loss.

Precautions

Spironolactone + Torsemide are contraindicated in patients with hypotension, cardiac arrhythmias, renal failure with oliguria or anuria, hepatic coma and/or pre-coma states. Spironolactone + Torsemide should not be prescribed to individuals with an allergy to diuretics.

Caution should be exercised before prescribing Spironolactone + Torsemide to patients with hyperuricemia, electrolyte imbalance and diabetes mellitus.

Special Precautions

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Other Drug Interactions

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Other Interactions

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Dosage

The dosage and duration of Spironolactone + Torsemide therapy should be as prescribed by a physician.

Food(before/after)

Spironolactone + Torsemide can be taken before or after food intake

List of Contraindications

Spironolactone + Torsemide and Pregnancy

USFDA Pregnancy category of Spironolactone + Torsemide is unknown. Avoid taking Spironolactone + Torsemide, if you are in gestation.


 

Spironolactone + Torsemide and Lactation

Nursing mothers should consult a physician before taking Spironolactone + Torsemide

Spironolactone + Torsemide and Children

Spironolactone + Torsemide is contraindicated in children

Spironolactone + Torsemide and Geriatic

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Spironolactone + Torsemide and Other Contraindications

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Storage

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Lab interference

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