FUROPED SUSPENSION

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Composition for FUROPED 10MG/1ML SUSPENSION

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Primarily used for

Hypertension, hypercalcemia (increased calcium levels in blood)
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
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30 ML in 1 bottle
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Substitutes for FUROPED

No substitutes found for this medicine

Medicine Overview of FUROPED SUSPENSION

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Uses of FUROPED SUSPENSION

Furoped suspension is used in the treatment of hypertension and hypercalcemia (increased calcium levels in blood).
It is also used to relieve fluid overload (edema) associated with heart, liver, kidney or lung disease.
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Side effects of FUROPED SUSPENSION

Common

Dehydration, Decreased potassium level in blood, Decreased magnesium level in blood, Increased blood uric acid, Hearing loss.

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How to use FUROPED SUSPENSION

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Furoped suspension at a fixed time.

How FUROPED SUSPENSION works

Furoped suspension is a diuretic. It acts on kidneys and removes excess water and electrolytes from the body through urine.

In Depth Information on FUROPED SUSPENSION

Expert advice for FUROPED SUSPENSION

  • Inform your doctor if you have dizziness, fatigue, or muscle weakness that stays for a long time.
  • Furosemide can cause dehydration and lower blood potassium levels. Take potassium supplements or diet rich in potassium (banana, spinach, coconut water etc.) as Furosemide may cause potassium deficiency.
  • Get kidney function tests, blood electrolyte, glucose, uric acid and lipid levels on a regular basis.
  • Before taking Furosemide, inform your doctor if you have
    • Allergy to Furosemide or to sulfonylureas which are used to treat diabetes (e.g. glibenclamide, glipizide)
    • Diabetes mellitus, as Furosemide can increase your sugar levels
     
  • Furosemide starts to work in half an hour.
  • Avoid taking Furosemide at bedtime as it makes you urinate frequently. Take it at least four hours before going to bed. 
  • Furosemide can cause low blood pressure and you may feel dizzy for first few days. 
    • Do not stand up suddenly from a sitting or lying position, you may fall. 
    • Avoid driving or use of any machines that requires you to be alert.
Warnings
Special precautions for FUROPED SUSPENSION
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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
Furoped suspension 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
CAUTION
Furoped suspension is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
It may cause dizziness, blurred vision. Exercise caution if
you have to drive or operate a machinery.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Caution should be used in patients with renal impairment.
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Liver
SAFE
There is no interaction between liver impairment and consumi
ng this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
GENTICYN 80MG INJECTION, AMCARD 5MG TABLET, OLSERTAIN 40MG TABLET, TELMA 80MG TABLET

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Furosemide, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for FUROPED 10MG/1ML SUSPENSION

Frequently asked questions for Furosemide

Q. How is Furosemide different from Torasemide?
Both Furosemide and Torasemide are loop diuretics and are used to treat high blood pressure and edema caused by an underlying liver, kidney or lung diseases but Furosemide is also used in the treatment of hypercalcemia (high calcium levels in the blood). However, Torasemide has a long duration of action and is safe to use in patients with renal failure as compared to furosemide.

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