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It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Dytor 2.5. Please consult your doctor.
Dytor 2.5 is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, the... View More
Dytor 2.5 is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Dytor 2.5 may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Dytor 2.5 is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Dytor 2.5 is recommended. However, inform your doctor if you have any ki... View More
Dytor 2.5 should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dytor 2.5 may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Dytor 2.5 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 b... View More
Uses of Dytor 2.5
- Hypertension (high blood pressure)
Side effects of Dytor 2.5
- Decreased blood pressure
- Upset stomach
How to use Dytor 2.5
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. Dytor 2.5 may be taken wit... View More
How Dytor 2.5 works
Dytor 2.5 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 Dytor 2.5?
If you miss a dose of Dytor 2.5, 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... View More
- Take it in the morning with breakfast to avoid getting up at night to urinate.
- Monitor your blood pressure after starting Dytor 2.5, 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 Dytor 2.5 can decrease your potassium levels and lead to deh... 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.
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Mode of Action
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