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The signs and symptoms of overdosage can be anticipated to include those of excessive pharmacologic effect: dehydration, hypovolemia, hypotension, hyponatremia, hypokalemia, hypochloremic alkalosis, and hemoconcentration. Treatment of overdosage should consist of fluid and electrolyte replacement. Laboratory determinations of serum levels of torsemide and its metabolites are not widely available. No data are available to suggest physiological maneuvers (e.g., maneuvers to change the pH of the urine) that might accelerate elimination of torsemide and its metabolites. Torsemide is not dialyzable, so hemodialysis will not accelerate elimination.
DEMADEX is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to DEMADEX or to povidone.
DEMADEX is contraindicated in patients who are anuric.
DEMADEX is contraindicated in patients with hepatic coma.This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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