ABOUT THE DRUG:
Furosemide is the main active pharmaceutical ingredient present in Lasix tablets. Furosemide belongs to a group of medicines called as a loop diuretic. A diuretic is a medicine which increases the amount of urine. They are often referred to as water tablets and helps to clear the excess amount of fluid from the body.
USES OF THE DRUG:
Furosemide is used to treat fluid retention known as edema, in people with congestive heart failure, liver disease, or a kidney disorder such as nephrotic syndrome. This medication is also used to treat high blood pressure or hypertension.
WORKING OF THE DRUG:
Furosemide belongs to a class of drugs called loop diuretic. Furosemide works by helping your body get rid of excess salt and water. It does this by increasing the amount of urine your body makes. This helps lower your blood pressure as well as reduce swelling
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DOSAGE FORM AND STRENGTHS:
The drug is available in the form of Tablets under the following brand name and strength on our website:
Lasix ? 40 mg tablet
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DO NOT TAKE THE DRUG IF YOU:
Are allergic to this active ingredient Furosemideor any other ingredient of the medicine
Are unable to urinate or facing a difficulty in urination.
Are pregnant or planning to be pregnant in the near future
Are breastfeeding woman
TELL YOUR DOCTOR IF YOU:
Have any liver problems
Have had strokes or heart attacks
Have a history of depression
Have a diabetes
Have an enlarged prostate
Have an electrolyte imbalance such as low levels of potassium or magnesium in your blood
High cholesterol, or triglycerides
Have a gout problem
Have sulfa drug allergy
HOW MUCH TO TAKE THE DRUG?
The dosage depends upon your weight, age, your medical history and your response to the treatment. Therefore, the correct dose will be decided by your doctor. Take the dose exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Never take two tablets at one time to double the dose.
HOW TO TAKE THE DRUG?
The drug is to be taken daily with food or without food as prescribed by your doctor. The tablet is to be swallowed with a glass of water. Take this drug exactly as your doctor prescribed to you. Do not break or chew the tablet.
FOR HOW LONG TO TAKE IT?
You should take the dose until you complete the prescription. Do not stop taking the dose even if you feel better and cured. You should complete the prescribed dose.
In case of an overdose, call your doctor immediately, or get emergency medical attention.
If you miss a dose of Furosemide, then take it as soon as you remember. Never take the missed dose if the time to take the next dose is nearby. Taking multiple doses almost at the same time can lead to excess medication in your body which can be harmful.
SIDE EFFECTS OF LASIX 40MG:
• Loss Of Appetite
• Abdominal Pain
• Trouble In Breathing
• Trouble Urinating
• Pain In Your Joint
• Electrolyte Imbalance
• Chest Pain
• Irregular Heartbeat
• Dry Mouth
• Easy Bruising
• Muscle Cramps
• Stomach Cramps
• Loss Of Appetite
• Confusion, And Fainting
COMMON DRUG INTERACTIONS:
You must let your doctor know about your medical history in advance and always take the list of all medications with you, which you may be using, especially these ones: aspirin, valsartan, losartan, cisplatin, noctec, cyclosporine, lithium, methotrexate, ethacrynic acid, indomethacin, ibuprofen, phenytoin, sucralfate, and gentamycin. However, this is not a complete information, there may be some other medications that may show interaction. Never start a new medication with consulting a doctor.
THINGS TO REMEMBER:
Do not use this medication for any other infection or disease without consulting with the doctor
Do not share this medicine with anyone else, even if they have similar symptoms as you are having
In case you do not feel better and cured after completing the medication, then consult your doctor immediately
Store the medicine at room temperature. Do not freeze it
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