TORSEMIDE Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

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    If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

    • excess urination

    INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • low amount of magnesium in the blood
    • low amount of calcium in the blood
    • low amount of sodium in the blood
    • low amount of potassium in the blood
    • abnormal heart electrical signals
    • acid base problem with low chloride and basic pH blood

    If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

    • high cholesterol
    • high amount of triglyceride in the blood

    RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • deficiency in thiamine or vitamin B1
    • anemia
    • decreased blood platelets
    • low levels of white blood cells
    • ototoxicity, damage to the inner ear that affects hearing or balance
    • hearing loss
    • low blood pressure
    • acute kidney failure
    • decreased kidney function
    • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called toxic epidermal necrolysis
    • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called Stevens-Johnson syndrome
    • abnormal liver function tests
    • pancreatitis

    If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

    • confusion
    • a change in vision
    • ringing in the ears
    • drug or chemical-induced sensitivity to sunlight
    • itching
    • a skin rash
    • decreased appetite
    • high amount of uric acid in the blood
    • high blood sugar
    • a feeling of pins and needles on skin
    • intense abdominal pain

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