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Torsemide vs Furosemide, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 33

This is personalized comparison of Torsemide vs Furosemide for a female aged 33. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Torsemide (latest outcomes from 8,657 users) has active ingredients of torsemide. It is often used in fluid retention.

Furosemide (latest outcomes from 80,840 users) has active ingredients of furosemide. It is often used in fluid retention.

On Oct, 26, 2014: 1,418 female patients aged 28 who take the same drugs are studied in Torsemide vs Furosemide

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female28High blood pressure

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Torsemide torsemidenot specified
Furosemide furosemidenot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 28 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
TorsemideFurosemide
Alanine Aminotransferase IncreasedNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Cardiac Failure CongestiveVomiting
Aspartate Aminotransferase IncreasedPyrexia (fever)
Sleep Apnoea Syndrome (a sleep-related disorder in which the effort to breathe is diminished or absent)Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)
White Blood Cell Count IncreasedCondition Aggravated
Urinary Tract InfectionDrug Exposure During Pregnancy
InfertilityAlanine Aminotransferase Increased
Bronchitis (inflammation of the mucous membrane in the bronchial tubes)Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased
Back PainChest Pain

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
TorsemideFurosemide
Pseudo-bartter Syndrome (diuretic abuse)
Hypokalaemia (low potassium)
Sleepy
Nephritis Interstitial (a kidney condition characterized by swelling in between the kidney tubules)
Renal Failure Chronic (long lasting kidney dysfunction)
Metabolic Alkalosis (too much bicarbonate in the blood)
Drug Exposure During Pregnancy
Hypoaldosteronism (decreased levels of the hormone aldosterone)
Lumbar Vertebral Fracture
Cognitive Disorder (mental health disorders affects learning, memory, perception, and problem solving)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Torsemide0.000.000.000.000.00
Furosemide11.76%17.65%35.29%35.29%0.00%

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Torsemide (torsemide) is often used to treat fluid retention. Furosemide (furosemide) is often used to treat fluid retention. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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