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Drug Information for TORSEMIDE TABLETSRx only (Par Pharmaceutical Inc): 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 molecular formula is C16H20N4O3S, its pKa is 6.42, and its molecular weight is 348.43. Torsemide is a white to off-white crystalline powder. The tablets for oral administration also contain lactose anhydrous, lactose monohydrate NF, microcrystalline cellulose NF, crospovidone NF, povidone USP and magnesium stearate NF.
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