Diucontin K 20 mg/300 mg Tablet

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27.75
₹2.77/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Diucontin K 20 mg/300 mg Tablet

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Uses of Diucontin K Tablet

Diucontin K 20 mg/300 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of oedema and heart failure.
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Side effects of Diucontin K Tablet

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Flatulence, Stomach pain, Dehydration, Decreased sodium level in blood, Decreased magnesium level in blood, Decreased calcium level in blood, Increased uric acid level in blood.

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How to use Diucontin K Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Diucontin K 20 mg/300 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Diucontin K 20 mg/300 mg Tablet works

Diucontin K 20 mg/300 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Furosemide and potassium chloride. Furosemide is a diuretic which removes extra water and certain electrolytes from the body by increasing the amount of urine produced. In doing so, it causes potassium loss. Potassium chloride is a mineral supplement added to prevent low levels of potassium in the blood.

In Depth Information on Diucontin K 20 mg/300 mg Tablet

Diucontin K Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Diucontin K Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Furosemide with alcohol may have additive effects in
lowering your blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Diucontin K 20 mg/300 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Diucontin K 20 mg/300 mg Tablet is probably safe to use duri
ng lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Diucontin K 20 mg/300 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sle
epy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Diucontin K 20 mg/300 mg Tablet should be used with caution
in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Diucontin K 20 mg/300 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Diucontin K 20 mg/300 mg Tablet should be used with caution
in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Diucontin K 20 mg/300 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

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Substitutes for Diucontin K

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