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It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Tomide. Please consult your doctor.
Tomide is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there ... View More
Tomide is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Tomide may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Tomide is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Tomide is recommended. However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney d... View More
Tomide should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tomide may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Tomide belongs to a group of medicines called diuretics or water tablets. It is used to reduce the swelling (edema) caused by too much water in the body... View More
Uses of Tomide
- Hypertension (high blood pressure)
Side effects of Tomide
- Decreased blood pressure
- Upset stomach
How to use Tomide
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Tomide may be taken with o... View More
How Tomide works
Tomide is a diuretic. It removes extra water and certain electrolytes from the body by increasing the amount of urine produced.
What if you forget to take Tomide?
If you miss a dose of Tomide, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your re... View More
- Take it in the morning with breakfast to avoid getting up at night to urinate.
- Monitor your blood pressure after starting Tomide, and notify your doctor if it does not lower down.
- Consult your doctor if you experience dizziness, tiredness, or muscle weakness that does not go away.
- Take potassium supplements or potassium-rich diet (banana, spinach, coconut water, etc.) as Tomide can decrease your potassium levels and lead to dehydr... View More
- You may be asked to get regular blood tests done to monitor your kidney function.
Oedema, Hypertension, Chronic heart failure
May be taken with or without food.
Oral Hypertension Adult: 2.5-5 mg once daily. Max: 5 mg daily. Oedema in patients with hepatic cirrhosis Adult: Initially, 5-10 mg once daily, giv... View More
Hypersensitivity to sulfonylureas, renal failure with anuria, hepatic coma and pre-coma, hypotension, cardiac arrhythmias. Pregnancy and lactation.
Mode of Action
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Alternative brand for Tomide
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More