Tolvaptan is a selective vasopressin V2-receptor antagonist used to treat clinically significant hypervolemic and euvolemic hyponatremia [serum sodium <125 mEq/L or less marked hyponatremia that is symptomatic and has resisted correction with fluid restriction], including patients with heart failure, cirrhosis, and Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone (SIADH).
Dosage and Side Effects
The usual starting dose for tolvaptan tablets is 15 mg administered once daily without regard to meals. The dose can be increased to 30 mg once daily, after at least 24 hours, to a maximum of 60 mg once daily, as needed to achieve the desired level of serum sodium. During the initiation and titration, frequently monitor for changes in the serum electrolytes and volume. Do not skip/miss the doses of Tolvaptan. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose. Just take the next dose at around your regular time. Do not take a couple of doses at the same time. In case you take excess pills of tolvaptan 15 mg, call your health specialist right away.
The most commonly reported Tolvaptan side effects include: thirst, asthenia, dry mouth, constipation, pollakiuria or polyuria, and hyperglycemia.
What is Tolvaptan?
Tolvaptan is a prescription drug used to help increase low sodium levels in the blood, in adults with conditions such as liver disease, heart failure, and certain hormone imbalances. Tolvaptan helps raise salt levels in the blood by eliminating extra body water as urine.
What dosage strengths Tolvaptan Tablet is available?
The tablet is available in two dosage strengths, which are as follows:
- tolvaptan 15 mg
- tolvaptan 30 mg
How should Tolvaptan be administered?
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What kind of drug is Tolvaptan?
Tolvaptan is a class of drugs known as vasopressin V2 receptor antagonists.
How much does tolvaptan cost?
The cost of Tolvaptan usually may vary depending on the brand-name to generic version drugs. Connect to us today through , or WhatsApp: +91 8130290915 or TOLL-FREE: 18008891064.