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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Demadex oral.

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14 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Visible Water Retention
3/25/2014 6:16:50 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I cannot drive around the block without looking for a bathroom. I no longer go places because of the discomfort of constantly having to urinate and/or the pain of holding it. Another problem is the severe leg cramps. They strike without warning and are bad enough to take my breath away. After several months of being on Demadex, my lags and ankles are swollen twice their normal size. The mouth ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Visible Water Retention
2/1/2012 2:45:48 PM

Reviewer: precious, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After 3 days started violently throwing up. Hospitalized for 4 days. Released from hospital thought it perhaps it wasn't the drug and because I gained 11 lbs. in 6 days started taking drug again. Same thing happened. The drug worked I just can't tolerated it.

Condition: Visible Water Retention
9/29/2011 8:09:45 AM

Reviewer: wrdsci, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been on Demadex since 2003 when a sudden water retention occured. Same condition my maternal grandmother had at the same age.Tried the generic torsemide which did not work.Excellent results with Demadex. Be sure to have a restroom available because it works within a half hour. I have had no side effects but I do eat a banana/day for potasium depletion and have regular blood tests. Recommen ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Visible Water Retention
5/13/2010 11:32:37 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Worked very well the first day. I do feel extremely tired and sleepy, hard to concentrate, very thirsty.

Condition: Visible Water Retention
7/5/2009 12:58:06 AM

Reviewer: clearglass, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
No improvement over several days, depleted potassium levels causing lack of urination exacerbating the problem and fatigue.

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