Furosemide is used for treating fluid build-up and swelling a result of congestive heart failure, liver cirrhosis, or kidney disease. It is also employed in in conjunction with other medicines to treat fluid build-up inside the lungs. Furosemide is a loop diuretic. Loop diuretics make kidneys eliminate larger numbers of electrolytes (especially sodium and potassium salts) and water than normal (diuretic effect). Loop diuretics are useful for treating many conditions in which salt and water retention (eg, edema, swelling) is often a problem.
Use Furosemide as directed from your doctor.
Ask your health care provider any queries you could have about how to make use of 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-weight. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Furosemide out from the reach of youngsters and from pets.
All medicines could potentially cause unwanted effects, however, many everyone has no, or minor, unwanted side effects.
Check with your doctor if any of these most frequent negative effects persist or become bothersome:
Abnormal skin sensations; bladder spasm; blurred vision; constipation; cramping; dizziness; dizziness when rising coming from a seated or lying position; a feeling of whirling motion; fever; headache; lightheadedness; mouth and stomach irritation; muscle spasm; nausea; redness; restlessness; ringing inside the ears; visiting a yellow color; sensitivity to sunlight; vein inflammation.
Seek medical help straight away if some of these severe unwanted side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; breathlessness; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); confusion; diarrhea; drowsiness; dry mouth; excessive urination; hearing problems; decrease of appetite; muscle pain/cramps/weakness; rapid or irregular heartbeat; restlessness; sudden joint; unusual bleeding or bruising; unusual thirst; unusual tiredness or weakness; vomiting; yellowing with the skin or eyes.
This is just not a complete report on all side effects that could occur. If you might have questions about negative effects, contact your doctor.
Do NOT use Furosemide if:
Contact your medical professional or physician right away if all of these connect with you.
Some medical ailments may connect to Furosemide. Tell your medical professional or pharmacist in case you have any health concerns, particularly when any of the following connect with you:
Some medicines may connect to Furosemide. Tell your health care provider if you are taking some other medicines, especially any from the following:
This is probably not an entire listing of all interactions that will occur. Ask your health care provider if Furosemide may communicate with other medicines which you take. Check with your health care provider before you begin, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.
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