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There are several alternatives to Demadex if the medication is causing bothersome side effects or does not work as well as intended. Some Demadex alternatives for treating high blood pressure include weight loss, changes in diet, or other blood pressure medicines. Alternatives to Demadex for treating water retention may include limiting salt and fluid intake, being more physically active, or trying other diuretic medications.

Demadex Alternatives Explained

Demadex® (torsemide) is a prescription medicine used for controlling high blood pressure or treating fluid retention. For most people, Demadex is effective at treating their condition, and most people tolerate it well. However, as with all medicines, side effects can occur or the medicine may not completely control the patient's condition. Fortunately, there are several alternatives to Demadex.
 

Demadex Alternatives for High Blood Pressure

There are many alternatives to Demadex for controlling high blood pressure (hypertension), including:
 
  • Losing weight
  • Limiting your salt intake
  • Becoming more physically active
  • Drinking less alcohol
  • Changing your diet (including more fruits and vegetables)
  • Taking other medications (see High Blood Pressure Medication for more information).
     
(You can also read more about the treatment options for high blood pressure by clicking on High Blood Pressure Treatment.)
 
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