Furosemide is utilized for treating fluid build-up and swelling a result of congestive heart failure, liver cirrhosis, or kidney disease. It is also employed in combination with other medicines to take care of fluid build-up inside lungs. Furosemide is really a loop diuretic. Loop diuretics make the kidneys eliminate larger quantities of electrolytes (especially sodium and potassium salts) and water than normal (diuretic effect). Loop diuretics are of help for treating many conditions by which salt and water retention (eg, edema, swelling) is a problem.
Use Furosemide as directed through your doctor.
Ask your doctor any questions you may have regarding how to work with Furosemide.
Store Furosemide at room temperature between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C) in the tightly closed container. Brief periods at temperatures of 59 to 86 degrees F (15 to 30 degrees C) are permitted. Store from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store inside the bathroom. Keep Furosemide out of the reach of kids and faraway from pets.
All medicines may cause side effects, but many everyone has no, or minor, negative effects.
Check with your doctor if some of these most typical unwanted side effects persist or become bothersome:
Abnormal skin sensations; bladder spasm; blurred vision; constipation; cramping; dizziness; dizziness when rising from your seated or lying position; feeling of whirling motion; fever; headache; lightheadedness; mouth and stomach irritation; muscle spasm; nausea; redness; restlessness; ringing inside ears; traversing to a yellow color; sensitivity to sunlight; vein inflammation.
Seek medical assistance right away if these severe negative effects occur:
Severe hypersensitive reactions (rash; hives; itching; lack of breath; tightness inside chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); confusion; diarrhea; drowsiness; dry mouth; excessive urination; the loss of hearing; lack of appetite; muscle pain/cramps/weakness; rapid or irregular heartbeat; restlessness; sudden pain; unusual bleeding or bruising; unusual thirst; unusual tiredness or weakness; vomiting; yellowing with the skin or eyes.
This is just not a total set of all unwanted effects that could occur. If you have questions on unwanted effects, contact your doctor.
Do NOT use Furosemide if:
Contact your physician or physician straight away if these connect with you.
Some health conditions may interact with Furosemide. Tell your doctor or pharmacist for those who have any health conditions, particularly when any from the following sign up for you:
Some medicines may communicate with Furosemide. Tell your medical provider if you might be taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:
This may not be a total listing of all interactions that could occur. Ask your medical provider if Furosemide may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your medical provider before you start, stop, or alter the dose of any medicine.
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