What Are The Uses Of Tolvaptan?
It is used to treat hyponatremia (low level of sodium in blood) related to congestive heart failureand cirrhosis,
It helps in increasing level of sodium to normal in the bloodby increasing the amount of urine, expelling out extra water.
What Are The Side Effects Of Tolvaptan?
Some of the common side-effects include:
- Dry mouth
- Loss of appetite
Consult your doctor if you experience any of the following rare but serious side effects:
NOTE: It is recommended that it should not be used in patients having liver disease as it can cause liver injury, leading to liver failure
What Are The Contraindications Of Tolvaptan?
Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:
- Severe renal impairment
- Severe malnutrition
- Alcohol addiction
- Advanced liver disease