Torsemide Dosage

This dosage information may not include all the information needed to use Torsemide safely and effectively. See additional information for Torsemide.

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Congestive Heart Failure

10 to 20 mg orally or IV once a day.

Usual Adult Dose for Hypertension

5 mg orally or IV once a day.

Usual Adult Dose for Ascites

5 to 10 mg orally or IV once a day.

Usual Adult Dose for Edema

10 mg orally or IV once a day.

Usual Adult Dose for Nonobstructive Oliguria

10 mg orally or IV once a day.

Usual Adult Dose for Renal Failure

10 mg orally or IV once a day.

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Initial dose should be reduced by 50% and dosage adjustments made cautiously.

Dose Adjustments

The dose may be doubled every 2 to 3 days (oral) or every 1 to 2 hours (IV) until an adequate response is observed.

Precautions

Safety and effectiveness have not been established in pediatric patients (less than 18 years of age).

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

The onset of diuresis is expected within 1 hour for oral administration and 10 minutes for IV administration.
The maximum recommended single dose is 200 mg.

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