Demadex (Torsemide) Customer Reviews


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Torsemide is administered either as monotherapy or in conjunction with other medications to manage hypertension. It is prescribed to address edema, a condition characterized by the accumulation of excess fluid in bodily tissues, stemming from various medical conditions such as heart, kidney, or liver disease. Torsemide belongs to the class of pharmaceuticals known as diuretics, commonly referred to as “water pills.” Its mechanism of action involves stimulating renal function to eliminate surplus water and salt from the body by facilitating their excretion through urine.

Uses and Dosage

Follow your doctor’s instructions when taking this medication orally, with or without food, usually once daily. Avoid taking this medication within four hours of bedtime to minimize the need to urinate during sleep.

The dosage of this medication is determined based on your medical condition and response to treatment. Do not exceed the prescribed dose or take it more frequently than directed.

Consistency in taking this medication is crucial to maximize its therapeutic benefits. To aid in remembering, take it at the same time each day as directed.

Continue taking this medication even if you feel well since individuals with high blood pressure often do not experience noticeable symptoms. Generally, it may take approximately 4-6 weeks, and in some cases up to 12 weeks, to observe the full effect of blood pressure reduction. Do not discontinue this medication without consulting your doctor.

If you are also using specific cholesterol-lowering medications such as bile acid-binding resins (e.g., cholestyramine or colestipol), ensure a time interval of at least one hour before or four to six hours after taking torsemide.

Inform your doctor if your condition does not improve or worsens. In the case of using this medication for blood pressure control, notify your doctor if your blood pressure readings remain elevated or increase.

Side Effects

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention:

  • frequent urination
  • cough
  • constipation
  • diarrhea
  • hearing loss
  • ringing in ears
  • sore throat
  • headache
  • upset stomach

Inform your healthcare provider immediately if you experience any serious side effects:

  • dry mouth; thirst; nausea; vomiting; weakness, tiredness; drowsiness; restlessness; confusion; muscle weakness, pain, or cramps; fast heartbeat and other signs of dehydration and electrolyte imbalance
  • rapid, excessive weight loss
  • vomiting blood
  • chest pain
  • difficulty breathing or swallowing
  • blisters or peeling skin
  • hives
  • rash
  • itching
  • ongoing pain that begins in the stomach area, but may spread to the back


Prior to taking torsemide, inform your doctor or pharmacist about any known allergies you have, including allergies to torsemide itself or any other substances. This product may contain inactive ingredients that can potentially trigger allergic reactions or other complications.

Before initiating treatment with this medication, disclose your medical history to your doctor or pharmacist, particularly if you have a history of kidney problems, liver problems, inability to produce urine, or gout.

In individuals with diabetes, torsemide may occasionally affect blood sugar levels. Regularly monitor your blood sugar as directed and share the results with your doctor. Your doctor may need to make adjustments to your diabetes medication, exercise regimen, or diet accordingly.

Torsemide can lower the potassium levels in your blood. Your doctor may advise you to include potassium-rich foods in your diet (such as bananas or orange juice) or prescribe potassium supplements to prevent potassium depletion.

This medication may cause dizziness. The consumption of alcohol or marijuana can intensify dizziness. Refrain from driving, operating machinery, or engaging in activities requiring alertness until you can do so safely.

Intense sweating, diarrhea, or vomiting can increase the risk of dehydration. Notify your doctor if you experience prolonged episodes of diarrhea or vomiting. Follow your doctor’s instructions regarding fluid intake.

Older adults may be more susceptible to the effects of this medication, particularly dizziness and loss of water/minerals.

During pregnancy, this medication should only be used if clearly necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

It is uncertain whether this drug passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

Form and Strength

Demadex is available in the following forms and strengths:

  • Demadex tablet:

    • 10mg
  • torsemide tablet:

    • 5mg
    • 10mg
    • 20mg
    • 40mg


When is the best time to take Demadex?

Since Demadex will cause you to urinate more often, you might want to take this medication in the morning to avoid frequent bathroom visits at night.

How fast does Demadex work?

Generally, it may take 4-6 weeks, and sometimes up to 12 weeks, before the full blood pressure-lowering effect is seen.



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5mg, 10mg, 20mg, 40mg

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