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Oral torsemide (Demadex) is a prescription drug used to treat water retention from congestive heart failure, kidney disease, liver disease, and chronic kidney failure. Side effects, drug interactions, dosing, storage, and pregnancy and breastfeeding safety information should be reviewed prior to taking this medication.

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      • Edema facts
      • What is edema?
      • What is pitting edema and how does it differ from non-pitting edema?
      • What does pitting edema look like (picture)?
      • What causes pitting edema?
      • Does salt intake affect edema?
      • What causes edema during pregnancy?
      • What kind of doctors treat edema?
      • Why does a person with heart disease retain fluid?
      • Why do people with liver disease develop ascites and edema?
      • Why do people with kidney disease have pitting edema?
      • What causes pitting edema by heavy loss of protein in the urine?
      • What medications treat pitting edema caused by heavy loss of protein in the urine?
      • What causes pitting edema in people with impaired kidney (renal) function?
      • What is idiopathic edema?
      • What is the treatment for idiopathic edema?
      • What is the treatment for patients with idiopathic edema who have become dependent on diuretics?
      • How does venous insufficiency cause edema?
      • Which diuretics are used to treat edema?
      • Do people taking diuretics need a diet high in potassium?
      • Are diuretics used for other diseases or conditions?
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      • What is drug-induced liver disease?
      • What is the liver?
      • What are the symptoms of liver disease?
      • How do drugs cause liver disease?
      • What types of liver disease do drugs cause?
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      • Cholestasis
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      • What is the treatment for drug-induced liver disease?
      • What are some important examples of drug-induced liver disease?

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