FDA Approves Meda's Demadex

Demadex, a type of diuretic, is prescribed to treat high blood pressure and water retention.

By increasing the amount of water and salt removed from the blood and causing a decrease in blood volume, the medication can help with water retention and reduce blood pressure. Demadex comes in tablet form and is also available as a generic. Potential side effects include indigestion, nausea, and irregular heart rhythms.

Demadex is a diuretic (water pill) prescribed to reduce the water retention and swelling that often accompany congestive heart failure, kidney disease, and liver disease. It is also prescribed for high blood pressure, either alone or with other medications.

Demadex is a diuretic drug. It flushes excess water from the body by promoting the production of urine.

Demadex is prescribed to reduce the water retention and swelling that often accompany congestive heart failure, chronic kidney failure, and cirrhosis of the liver. It is also prescribed for high blood pressure, either alone or with other medications.

One of the most commonly prescribed medicines for
fluid retention (generalized edema/ swelling)

DEMADEX (torsemide) is a diuretic of the pyridine-sulfonylurea class.

DEMADEX is indicated for the treatment of edema associated with congestive heart failure, renal disease, or hepatic disease. Use of torsemide has been found to be effective for the treatment of edema associated with chronic renal failure.Chronic use of any diuretic in hepatic disease has not been studied in adequate and well-controlled trials.