Note: This document contains side effect information about torsemide. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Demadex.
Common side effects of Demadex include: polyuria. See below for a comprehensive list of adverse effects.
Applies to torsemide: oral tablet
Along with its needed effects, torsemide (the active ingredient contained in Demadex) may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.
Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking torsemide:
Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur while taking torsemide:
Symptoms of overdose
Some side effects of torsemide may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:
Applies to torsemide: injectable solution, oral tablet
The most common adverse reactions were headache and excessive urination.
Common (1% to 10%): Edema
Frequency not reported: Hyperglycemia, hyperuricemia, hypokalemia, hypovolemia, excessive thirst, gout, calcium excretion increased, serum calcium increased, serum calcium decreased, magnesium excretion increased, serum magnesium increased, serum magnesium decreased, BUN increased, creatinine increased, uric acid increased, serum glucose increased, total plasma cholesterol increased, plasma triglycerides increased
Common (1% to 10%): Diarrhea, constipation, nausea, dyspepsia, sore throat
Frequency not reported: Vomiting, esophageal hemorrhage, gastrointestinal hemorrhage, rectal bleeding, dry mouth
Postmarketing reports: Pancreatitis
Common (1% to 10%): Headache, dizziness
Frequency not reported: Syncope, tinnitus, hearing loss, limb paresthesia
Common (1% to 10%): Asthenia, chest pain
Frequency not reported: Weakness, digitalis intoxication
Common (1% to 10%): Arthralgia, myalgia
Frequency not reported: Arthritis
Common (1% to 10%): Insomnia, nervousness
Common (1% to 10%): Rhinitis, cough increased
Common (1% to 10%): ECG abnormality
Frequency not reported: Atrial fibrillation, hypotension, shunt thrombosis, ventricular tachycardia
Common (1% to 10%): Excessive urination
Frequency not reported: Impotence
Frequency not reported: Red blood cells decreased, white blood cells decreased, platelets decreased, hemoglobin decreased, hematocrit decreased, erythrocyte count decreased, white blood cell count increased, platelet count increased, serum alkaline phosphatase increased
Postmarketing reports: Leukopenia, thrombocytopenia
Frequency not reported: Rash, angioedema
Postmarketing reports: Stevens-Johnson syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis
Frequency not reported: Visual disturbance
Medically reviewed by BestRx Medical Team Last updated on 1/1/2020.
Source: Drugs.com Demadex