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Dytor Plus 20mg Tablet
Salt Composition : Spironolactone,torasemide
Manufacturer : CIPLA LTD
Origin of Medicine : India
15 Tablet(s) In A Strip
Introduction to Dytor Plus 20mg Tablet
Dytor plus 20mg tablet contains the active constituent spironolactone and Torasemide which belongs to the class of aldosterone receptor antagonists and loop diuretics. These drugs are mainly used in the treatment of heart failure and in hypertension (patients with high blood pressure). It is also used to treat low potassium levels in the body which is otherwise known as hypokalemia and reduces the swelling (edema in the body).
This medication is taken as per the advice of the doctor. It can be taken in the morning in order to avoid frequent urination during night times. It’s important to take this medicine with food at the same time every day. You should not stop taking this medication when you feel better because it can cause the condition worse. If you are taking this medication for high blood pressure along with medication you have to follow lifestyle changes like exercising regularly and a low-salt diet to increase the effectiveness of this medicine. Avoid the consumption of alcohol as it increases the side effects of this medication
The common side effects of this medicine are nausea, vomiting, dizziness, and swelling. Tenderness of breasts is common in both men and women. Before you start this medication, discuss the kidney, heart and liver diseases that you have had for a longer period of time. Tell about all the medications you are taking for different diseases and inform your doctor about your pregnancy or if you are planning for pregnancy and if you are a breastfeeding mother because it can cause harmful effects and birth defects in a developing child. Blood pressure and potassium levels should be checked regularly and kidney function tests should be monitored while taking this medication.
Uses of Dytor Plus 20mg Tablet
Dytor plus 20mg tablet has been indicated for treating:
- Heart failure
- Low potassium levels
Therapeutic Effects of Dytor Plus 20mg Tablet
This drug works by blocking the action of aldosterone, a hormone that regulates salt and water balance in the body. By blocking aldosterone, spironolactone reduces the amount of sodium and water reabsorbed by the kidneys, which helps to decrease fluid retention and lower blood pressure. The other drug works by increasing the excretion of water and electrolytes from the kidneys, which helps to reduce excess fluid buildup in the body.
Interaction of Dytor Plus 20mg Tablet with other drugs
Inform your doctor about any prescribed medications, over-the-counter medicines, nutritional or vitamin supplements, and herbal products that you take or have taken before the treatment. Certain medications may interact with Dytor plus 20mg tablet and can cause potential side effects.
More Information about Dytor Plus 20mg Tablet
- Store away from light & moisture and maintain the temperature below 30ºc
- Keep out of sight and reach of children.
How to consume Dytor Plus 20mg Tablet
This medication is taken as per the advice of the doctor. It can be taken in the morning in order to avoid frequent urination during night times. Take this medication at the same time every day. Avoid breaking or chewing the tablet. Instead, swallow it whole with a glass of water.
Safety Advices for Dytor Plus 20mg Tablet
It is unsafe to use Dytor plus 20mg tablet in pregnancy because it causes harmful effects on the developing baby.
Limited data is available to use Dytor plus 20mg tablet in lactating or breastfeeding mothers. Consult your doctor before starting this medication.
It is unknown whether Dytor plus 20mg tablet can be given in patients with lung problems. Please consult your doctor for more advice.
Dytor plus 20mg tablet is used with caution in patients with liver disorders. Alteration of the dose is required for patients with liver disorders. Inform your doctor before starting this medication.
It is unsafe to use Dytor plus 20mg tablet during alcohol consumption as it causes a decrease in alertness.
It is unsafe to use Dytor plus 20mg tablet on driving because it causes a lack of concentration and dizziness.
Side Effects of Dytor Plus 20mg Tablet
Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all medications cause side effects, not everyone gets them.
- Skin rash
- Irregular heartbeat
- Breast pain
- Stomach pain
- nausea and vomiting
- leg cramps
- hair loss
- increase in creatinine levels in the blood
Word of Advice
It is suggested to tell your doctor if you have any history of allergic reactions to avoid life-threatening complications. Take Dytor plus 20mg tablet in the morning time as it causes frequent urination. Tell your doctor before the treatment commencement if you are pregnant or having heart, liver, kidney, or uterine problems, and inform them about the medication that you are taking for different diseases as it may affect or affect other medications. While using this medication, kidney function tests should be monitored regularly. Blood pressure and potassium levels should be checked regularly.
Q 1. Is Dytor plus 20mg tablet a steroid?
Yes. Dytor plus 20mg tablet is a steroid which has oestrogen like effects on the effects of the hormones aldosterone and testosterone and it can also cause side effects like tenderness on breast for both men and women.
Q 2. Is Dytor plus 20mg tablet harmful for kidneys?
Dytor plus 20mg tablet can worsen the condition in the patients with low salt content in their body and in the patients who take other medications for blood pressure. So, consult your doctor before using this medication.
Q 3. Can Dytor plus 20mg tablet cause an increase in breast size?
Yes, Dytor plus 20mg tablet causes an increase in breast size in both females and male because it is the anti-androgenic hormone that inhibits the function of testosterone. It has oestrogen effects which is the reason for the enlargement of the breast when it is used for a longer period of time.
Q 4. What does Dytor plus 20mg tablet do to hormones?
Dytor plus 20mg tablet blocks the action of aldosterone which is the hormone released by the pituitary gland. As it causes decreased fluid and electrolyte balance it can lead to sodium retention which leads to high blood pressure and heart diseases.
Q 5. Does Dytor plus 20mg tablet cause frequent urination?
Yes, the Dytor plus 20mg tablet causes frequent urination as it is a diuretic which is otherwise known as a water pill. It's better to take this medication during the morning time in order to avoid disturbances during sleep at night time.
Fact Box of Dytor Plus 20mg Tablet
Molecule name: Spironolactone + Torasemide
Therapeutic class: Anti-diuretics
1.Spironolactone-Aldosterone receptor antagonists
3. Heart failure
4. Low potassium levels
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