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Review: Spironolactone and Torsemide

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Spironolactone and Torsemide. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,793 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Spironolactone (latest outcomes from 26,415 users) has active ingredients of spironolactone. It is often used in acne.

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

On Oct, 26, 2014: 1,793 people who take Spironolactone, Torsemide are studied

Spironolactone, Torsemide outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Spironolactone (spironolactone)
- Torsemide (torsemide)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Spironolactone is effectiven/a20.00%
(1 of 5 people)
(0 of 1 people)
(0 of 1 people)
(0 of 1 people)
Torsemide is effectiven/a50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
(0 of 2 people)
(1 of 1 people)
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Renal Failure AcuteRenal Failure AcuteDiarrhoeaHyperkalaemiaRenal Failure AcuteGastritis Haemorrhagicn/aDyspnoea
PruritusRenal FailureHepatic EncephalopathyRenal Failure AcuteHyperkalaemiaHaematemesisRenal Failure Acute
DehydrationDiarrhoeaDehydrationHypertensive CrisisDeep Vein ThrombosisAnaemiaCardiac Failure Congestive
Toxic Epidermal NecrolysisDehydrationHyperkalaemiaCarotid Artery StenosisPulmonary OedemaCardiac ArrestNausea
Blood Creatinine IncreasedBlood Sodium DecreasedMalaiseVomitingSomnolenceBradycardiaHypotension
DiarrhoeaMetabolic AlkalosisColitis IschaemicNauseaDyspnoeaPapuleAtrial Fibrillation
Cardiac FailureGeneral Physical Health DeteriorationFluid RetentionDizzinessEncephalopathySkin UlcerFatigue
ProteinuriaAtrial FibrillationSinoatrial BlockHyperglycaemiaAtrial FibrillationPruritusCardiac Failure
InfectionBlood Potassium DecreasedHyperglycaemia NosHypotensionFatigueMental DisorderCondition Aggravated
HypotensionHypokalaemiaPleural EffusionCardiac FailureBlood Sodium DecreasedRenal Failure AcuteVomiting

Drug effectiveness by gender :

Spironolactone is effective0.00%
(0 of 6 people)
(1 of 2 people)
Torsemide is effective33.33%
(2 of 6 people)
(1 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

DyspnoeaRenal Failure Acute
Renal Failure AcuteHypotension
Cardiac Failure CongestiveDyspnoea
DehydrationCardiac Failure Congestive
Oedema PeripheralNausea
Cardiac FailureAtrial Fibrillation
General Physical Health DeteriorationCardiac Failure
Atrial FibrillationDizziness

Drug effectiveness by age :

Spironolactone is effectiven/an/an/an/an/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
(0 of 7 people)
(0 of 4 people)
Torsemide is effectiven/an/an/an/an/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
(0 of 7 people)
(2 of 4 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

Renal FailureRenal Failure AcuteDizzinessAbdominal Pain UpperAlanine Aminotransferase IncreasedPainCardiac Failure CongestiveRenal Failure Acute
Renal Failure AcuteHypotensionFlushingUrinary Tract InfectionAspartate Aminotransferase IncreasedVomitingRenal Failure AcuteDyspnoea
Blood Potassium IncreasedPyrexiaHeadacheBronchitisBlood Bilirubin IncreasedDiarrhoeaDyspnoeaHypotension
Cardiac FailureCyanosisCoughInfluenza Like IllnessPleural EffusionNauseaCondition AggravatedDehydration
SepsisPeritonitisMalaiseCardiac Failure CongestiveNauseaAtrial FibrillationPainCardiac Failure
Myocardial FibrosisPneumothoraxAbdominal PainPresyncopeCondition AggravatedFatigueAstheniaFatigue
HypotensionThrombocytopeniaBlood Pressure DecreasedInsomniaRight Ventricular FailureCardiac Failure CongestiveHypotensionNausea
AsthmaHepatocellular InjuryCardiac Failure CongestiveCholecystitisWhite Blood Cell Count IncreasedDyspnoeaNauseaHyperkalaemia
Metabolic AcidosisRespiratory FailureHeart Transplant RejectionTuberculin Test PositiveHeadacheHypokalaemiaPneumoniaAtrial Fibrillation
C-reactive Protein IncreasedFatigueDrug Tolerance DecreasedIntracardiac ThrombusOedema Lower LimbCardiac FailureChest PainCardiac Failure Congestive

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Spironolactone (spironolactone) is often used to treat acne. Torsemide (torsemide) 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:

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

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