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Samsca Drug Description
SAMSCA™
(tolvaptan) Tablets for Oral Use

WARNING: INITIATE AND RE-INITIATE IN A HOSPITAL AND MONITOR SERUM SODIUM
SAMSCA should be initiated and re-initiated in patients only in a hospital
where serum sodium can be monitored closely.
Too rapid correction of hyponatremia (e.g., > 12 mEq/L/24 hours) can cause
osmotic demyelination resulting in dysarthria, mutism, dysphagia, lethargy,
affective changes, spastic quadriparesis, seizures, coma and death. In susceptible
patients, including those with severe malnutrition, alcoholism or advanced liver
disease, slower rates of correction may be advisable.

DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of tolvaptan (Samsca)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Tell your caregivers at once if you have any of these signs that your hyponatremia is being reversed too quickly: problems with speech or muscle control, trouble swallowing, trouble moving your arms and legs, mood changes, and seizure (convulsions).
Stop using tolvaptan and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Samsca »




Tolvaptan is (±)-4'-[(7-chloro-2,3,4,5-tetrahydro-5-hydroxy-1H-1-benzazepin-1-yl)
carbonyl]-o tolu-m-toluidide. The empirical formula is C26H25ClN2O3.
Molecular weight is 448.94. The chemical structure is:








SAMSCA tablets for oral use contain 15 mg or 30 mg of tolvaptan. Inactive ingredients include corn starch, hydroxypropyl cellulose, lactose monohydrate, low-substituted hydroxypropyl cellulose, magnesium stearate and microcrystalline cellulose and FD&C Blue No. 2 Aluminum Lake as colorant.
Last reviewed on RxList: 6/18/2009




Samsca Drug Description
SAMSCA™
(tolvaptan) Tablets for Oral Use

WARNING: INITIATE AND RE-INITIATE IN A HOSPITAL AND MONITOR SERUM SODIUM
SAMSCA should be initiated and re-initiated in patients only in a hospital
where serum sodium can be monitored closely.
Too rapid correction of hyponatremia (e.g., > 12 mEq/L/24 hours) can cause
osmotic demyelination resulting in dysarthria, mutism, dysphagia, lethargy,
affective changes, spastic quadriparesis, seizures, coma and death. In susceptible
patients, including those with severe malnutrition, alcoholism or advanced liver
disease, slower rates of correction may be advisable.

DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of tolvaptan (Samsca)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Tell your caregivers at once if you have any of these signs that your hyponatremia is being reversed too quickly: problems with speech or muscle control, trouble swallowing, trouble moving your arms and legs, mood changes, and seizure (convulsions).
Stop using tolvaptan and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Samsca »




Tolvaptan is (±)-4'-[(7-chloro-2,3,4,5-tetrahydro-5-hydroxy-1H-1-benzazepin-1-yl)
carbonyl]-o tolu-m-toluidide. The empirical formula is C26H25ClN2O3.
Molecular weight is 448.94. The chemical structure is:








SAMSCA tablets for oral use contain 15 mg or 30 mg of tolvaptan. Inactive ingredients include corn starch, hydroxypropyl cellulose, lactose monohydrate, low-substituted hydroxypropyl cellulose, magnesium stearate and microcrystalline cellulose and FD&C Blue No. 2 Aluminum Lake as colorant.
Last reviewed on RxList: 6/18/2009




Samsca Drug Description
SAMSCA™
(tolvaptan) Tablets for Oral Use

WARNING: INITIATE AND RE-INITIATE IN A HOSPITAL AND MONITOR SERUM SODIUM
SAMSCA should be initiated and re-initiated in patients only in a hospital
where serum sodium can be monitored closely.
Too rapid correction of hyponatremia (e.g., > 12 mEq/L/24 hours) can cause
osmotic demyelination resulting in dysarthria, mutism, dysphagia, lethargy,
affective changes, spastic quadriparesis, seizures, coma and death. In susceptible
patients, including those with severe malnutrition, alcoholism or advanced liver
disease, slower rates of correction may be advisable.

DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of tolvaptan (Samsca)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Tell your caregivers at once if you have any of these signs that your hyponatremia is being reversed too quickly: problems with speech or muscle control, trouble swallowing, trouble moving your arms and legs, mood changes, and seizure (convulsions).
Stop using tolvaptan and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Samsca »




Tolvaptan is (±)-4'-[(7-chloro-2,3,4,5-tetrahydro-5-hydroxy-1H-1-benzazepin-1-yl)
carbonyl]-o tolu-m-toluidide. The empirical formula is C26H25ClN2O3.
Molecular weight is 448.94. The chemical structure is:








SAMSCA tablets for oral use contain 15 mg or 30 mg of tolvaptan. Inactive ingredients include corn starch, hydroxypropyl cellulose, lactose monohydrate, low-substituted hydroxypropyl cellulose, magnesium stearate and microcrystalline cellulose and FD&C Blue No. 2 Aluminum Lake as colorant.
Last reviewed on RxList: 6/18/2009




Samsca Drug Description
SAMSCA™
(tolvaptan) Tablets for Oral Use

WARNING: INITIATE AND RE-INITIATE IN A HOSPITAL AND MONITOR SERUM SODIUM
SAMSCA should be initiated and re-initiated in patients only in a hospital
where serum sodium can be monitored closely.
Too rapid correction of hyponatremia (e.g., > 12 mEq/L/24 hours) can cause
osmotic demyelination resulting in dysarthria, mutism, dysphagia, lethargy,
affective changes, spastic quadriparesis, seizures, coma and death. In susceptible
patients, including those with severe malnutrition, alcoholism or advanced liver
disease, slower rates of correction may be advisable.

DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of tolvaptan (Samsca)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Tell your caregivers at once if you have any of these signs that your hyponatremia is being reversed too quickly: problems with speech or muscle control, trouble swallowing, trouble moving your arms and legs, mood changes, and seizure (convulsions).
Stop using tolvaptan and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Samsca »




Tolvaptan is (±)-4'-[(7-chloro-2,3,4,5-tetrahydro-5-hydroxy-1H-1-benzazepin-1-yl)
carbonyl]-o tolu-m-toluidide. The empirical formula is C26H25ClN2O3.
Molecular weight is 448.94. The chemical structure is:








SAMSCA tablets for oral use contain 15 mg or 30 mg of tolvaptan. Inactive ingredients include corn starch, hydroxypropyl cellulose, lactose monohydrate, low-substituted hydroxypropyl cellulose, magnesium stearate and microcrystalline cellulose and FD&C Blue No. 2 Aluminum Lake as colorant.
Last reviewed on RxList: 6/18/2009




Samsca Drug Description
SAMSCA™
(tolvaptan) Tablets for Oral Use

WARNING: INITIATE AND RE-INITIATE IN A HOSPITAL AND MONITOR SERUM SODIUM
SAMSCA should be initiated and re-initiated in patients only in a hospital
where serum sodium can be monitored closely.
Too rapid correction of hyponatremia (e.g., > 12 mEq/L/24 hours) can cause
osmotic demyelination resulting in dysarthria, mutism, dysphagia, lethargy,
affective changes, spastic quadriparesis, seizures, coma and death. In susceptible
patients, including those with severe malnutrition, alcoholism or advanced liver
disease, slower rates of correction may be advisable.

DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of tolvaptan (Samsca)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Tell your caregivers at once if you have any of these signs that your hyponatremia is being reversed too quickly: problems with speech or muscle control, trouble swallowing, trouble moving your arms and legs, mood changes, and seizure (convulsions).
Stop using tolvaptan and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Samsca »




Tolvaptan is (±)-4'-[(7-chloro-2,3,4,5-tetrahydro-5-hydroxy-1H-1-benzazepin-1-yl)
carbonyl]-o tolu-m-toluidide. The empirical formula is C26H25ClN2O3.
Molecular weight is 448.94. The chemical structure is:








SAMSCA tablets for oral use contain 15 mg or 30 mg of tolvaptan. Inactive ingredients include corn starch, hydroxypropyl cellulose, lactose monohydrate, low-substituted hydroxypropyl cellulose, magnesium stearate and microcrystalline cellulose and FD&C Blue No. 2 Aluminum Lake as colorant.
Last reviewed on RxList: 6/18/2009





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FDA Approves Samsca For The Treatment Of Hyponatremia
  by healtherm2
The FDA (Food and Drug Administration) has approved Samsca (tolvaptan), in tablet form, for the treatment of hyponatremia. Hyponatremia is when levels of sodium in the blood are […]


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SAMSCA is indicated for the treatment of clinically significant hypervolemic and euvolemic hyponatremia Samsca - Home


Samsca (tolvaptan) is used to treat hyponatremia (low levels of sodium in your blood) in patients with heart failure and liver disease. Includes Samsca side effects, interactions ... Samsca Information from Drugs.com


Learn about the prescription medication Samsca (Tolvaptan Tablets), drug uses, dosage, side effects, drug interactions, warnings, reviews and patient labeling. Samsca (Tolvaptan Tablets) Drug Information: Uses, Side Effects ...


Accurate, FDA approved Samsca information for healthcare professionals and patients - brought to you by Drugs.com. Samsca Official FDA information, side effects and uses.


Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (OPC) and Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development and Commercialization, Inc. (OPDC) announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has ... FDA Approves SAMSCA(TM) (tolvaptan), The First And Only Oral ...


The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Samsca tablets (tolvaptan) to treat hyponatremia, an abnormally low concentration of sodium in the blood. FDA Approves Samsca to Treat Hyponatremia


HIGHLIGHTS OF PRESCRIBING INFORMATION These highlights do not include all the information needed to use SAMSCA safely and effectively. See full prescribing information for SAMSCA. Samsca (tolvaptan) Tablets, Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company, Ltd.


Safety Profile for Samsca (tolvaptan) ... Once-Daily Samsca Increases Serum Sodium Levels Through Increase in Free Water Clearance. Safety Profile


The most common side effects with use of Samsca reported by patients in clinical trials include thirst, dry mouth, weakness, constipation, making large amounts of urine, urinating ... Samsca


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