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Diucontin-K 20mg/300mg Tablet

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Overview

Introduction

Diucontin-K 20mg/300mg Tablet is a combination medicine used to reduce excess fluid levels in your body. It is used to treat edema (fluid overload). It treats fluid overload associated with heart, liver, kidney, or lung disease.

Diucontin-K 20mg/300mg Tablet will make you lose excess water through urine while maintaining potassium balance in the body. It is best to take this medicine in the morning along with food to avoid frequent urination at night time. You should take it regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Taking it at the same time every day will help you remember to take it. The dose and duration of treatment will depend on what you are being treated for. Do not stop taking it until you have finished the complete course, even when you feel better.

Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and stomach pain are some common side effects of this medicine. Regular monitoring of kidney function and electrolytes is important while using this medicine. It is advised to drink plenty of fluids to avoid dehydration while taking this medicine.

Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have kidney, heart problems, high blood pressure or high blood potassium level. You should also let your healthcare team know all other medicines you are taking as they may affect, or be affected by this medicine.  Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctor before using it.

Uses of Diucontin-K Tablet

Side effects of Diucontin-K Tablet

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • 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

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 20mg/300mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Diucontin-K Tablet works

Diucontin-K 20mg/300mg 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Diucontin-K 20mg/300mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Diucontin-K 20mg/300mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Diucontin-K 20mg/300mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Diucontin-K 20mg/300mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Diucontin-K 20mg/300mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Diucontin-K 20mg/300mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Diucontin-K 20mg/300mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Diucontin-K 20mg/300mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Patient Concerns

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My wife is having pain in her hand due to syringe was put for 3 days for glucose what treatment for relieving pain
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
K TRIP FORTE TABLET TWICE DAILY FOR 3 days
I want to do a lasik surgery to remove specs Please suggest me a fair budget and best treatment
Dr. Richa Jain
Ophthalmology
20 k to 50 k for lasik
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References
  1. Furosemide. Morgantown, West Virginia: Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.; 2016. [Accessed 18 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. ScienceDirect. Potassium Chloride. [Accessed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Furosemide. Bridgewater, NJ: sanofi-aventis; 2010. [Accessed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Drugs.com. Potassium Chloride. [Accessed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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