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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.
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.
Yes: Both a loop diuretics.Get a more detailed answer ›
What medicine is suitable for osteoarthritis for me as I am taking ecosprin av75, revolol 50/5am and torsemide 5(twice in a week).
High blood pressure: From your meds (metoprolol, amlodipine, aspirin, and a diuretic), i presume you're being treated for high blood pressure? Any non-steroidal anti-inflammatory can potentially counteract your meds and raise your bp. That said, i would try Ibuprofen with food every 4-6 hours in a dose of 400-800 mg as tolerated (can cause nausea in high doses) and check your bp/ see if it's ok. ...Read more
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Do furosemide & torsemide have the same SE? Is their a diuretic that doesn't cause as much Na loss yet is still effective or is Na just supplemented?
Yes: Torsemide and furosemide are both loop diuretics. Different diuretics work on different parts of the nephron (kidney system) and hence have different side effects. Depending on why your MD decided to put u on a loop diuretic (strong med) u ought to discuss and see if u can be switched to a gentler one (aldactone) etc . ...Read more
I just had a very bad spasm from my left arm all the way down to my left leg and foot. I do take a Torsemide and Potassium pill. ?
What can I do for nightime leg cramps when I have to be careful of my fluid and pottasium intake. I am also on torosimide and flurosimide.?
Check veins : Irritation of muscles due to overwork, swelling can result in cramping. Abnormalities in electrolytes like potassium, calcium can precipitate cramping, but venous insufficiency is a more common cause. Go to www.Phlebology.Org, and seek advice of a phlebologist in your area. For now try stretching exercises prior retiring in the evening. ...Read more
There are none...: Even the strongest opiates only "take the edge off" for people in chronic pain. Meds are only one part of dealing with the pain. A useful tool, but pain is so necessary for survival that we are not "allowed" to monkey with it much. In acute pain, the transition from miserable to less miserable can be great. In chronic pain, it's just part of the plan. ...Read more
So call your doc: This is the HT public information site.We are thousands of volunteer docs based primarily in the US who answer medical questions.We do not offer treatments. State medical boards require a physician/patient relationship,a retrievable record,recent exam with vital signs for prescribing.Failure to do so can lead to loss or restriction of license. It may seem minor to you but it is not. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sometimes: Sometimes they are. For the most part, expired drugs simply lose potency once past their expiration date. There are, however, some drugs that actually become harmful if taken after they expire. As such, it is best to throw out any medications you have after a year. ...Read more