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Dr. James Dukelow
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Demadex (Overview)

Demadex is a loop affecting water pill/diuretic which is a kind of water pill or diuretic (heart failure drug, cardiovascular drug).


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What is demadex (torsemide) mange?

What is demadex (torsemide) mange?

Skin disease: Class of skin diseases caused by parasitic mites.Since mites also infect plants, birds, and reptiles, the term "mange", suggesting poor condition of the hairy coat due to the infection, is sometimes reserved only for pathological mite-infestation of nonhuman mammals. ...Read more

Dr. James Dukelow
11 doctors shared insights

Demadex (Overview)

Demadex is a loop affecting water pill/diuretic which is a kind of water pill or diuretic (heart failure drug, cardiovascular drug).


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What is demadex (torsemide) mange?

Skin disease: Class of skin diseases caused by parasitic mites.Since mites also infect plants, birds, and reptiles, the term "mange", suggesting poor condition of the hairy coat due to the infection, is sometimes reserved only for pathological mite-infestation of nonhuman mammals. ...Read more

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Is it possible that my body is "resistant" to torsemide after 2 days? I start a new dose and urine output decreases by 20oz 2 days after I start.

Is it possible that my body is "resistant" to torsemide after 2 days? I start a new dose and urine output decreases by 20oz  2 days after I start.

Depends on kidneys: Causes for resistance to water pills include high salt intake, severe fluid retention, low blood pressure, and weak kidney function. Check with your doctor to see the reason for this problem and to get your dose adjusted further ...Read more

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Do Torsemide needs a prescription as Furosimide needs?

Do Torsemide needs a prescription as Furosimide needs?

Yes: Both are potent diuretics (water pills) used to treat serious conditions under a doctors close supervision. They can dehydrate you and lower blood sodium and potassium. ...Read more

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Any Reason why some days my torsemide pill works better than others? I have to measure my urine output, and some days its down 20 .oz.

Any Reason why some days my torsemide pill works better than others? I have to measure my urine output, and some days its down 20 .oz.

Depends on intake: your fluid excretion from the diuretic also depends on how much fluid you drank ie your fluid status that day as well as your relative salt intake. Taking the pill with or without food can also make a difference in its action. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Weisman
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Torsemide (Definition)

Torsemide is a loop affecting water pill/diuretic which is a kind of water pill or diuretic (heart ...Read more