Drug Information for Torsemide (SUN PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRIES LIMITED): DESCRIPTION

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  • Torsemide is a diuretic of the pyridine-sulfonylurea class. Its chemical name is 1-isopropyl-3-[(4-m-toluidino-3-pyridyl) sulfonyl]urea and its structural formula is:

    Its empirical formula is C16H20N4O3S, its pKa is 7.1, and its molecular weight is 348.43.

    Torsemide USP is a white to off-white crystalline powder. The tablets for oral administration also contain crospovidone NF, lactose NF, povidone USP, microcrystalline cellulose NF, and magnesium stearate NF.

  • Drug Information Provided by National Library of Medicine (NLM).
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