Lasilactone 50 Tablet

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Product introduction

Lasilactone 50 Tablet is a combination of two medicines used to reduce excess fluid levels in the body while maintaining the potassium balance. It is used to treat edema (fluid overload) and some cases of hypertension.

It is best to take Lasilactone 50 Tablet in the morning along with food in order to avoid frequent urination at night time. For better results, it is suggested to take it at the same time every day. The dose and how often you take it depends on what you are taking it for. Your doctor will decide how much you need to improve your symptoms. You should take this medicine for as long as it is prescribed for you.

Dehydration is a very common side effect of this medicine. It might lower down the level of calcium, sodium and magnesium in the blood. Hence, regular monitoring of kidney function and electrolytes is important while using this medicine. It might cause dizziness or tiredness if happens rise slowly from sitting position or avoid driving.

It is generally safe to use during breastfeeding. Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have any liver or kidney disease or pregnant. You should also let your healthcare team know all other medicines you are taking as they may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

Uses of Lasilactone 50 Tablet

Benefits of Lasilactone 50 Tablet

In Treatment of Edema

Edema is caused by your body retaining too much water. Lasilactone 50 Tablet helps get rid of the extra water and electrolytes from your body by increasing the amount of urine produced. This enables your body to get rid of extra water thereby relieving symptoms such as shortness of breath and swelling in your arms, legs, or abdomen. Therefore, you can carry out your daily activities more comfortably. Take Lasilactone 50 Tablet regularly without skipping any doses. Make appropriate lifestyle changes, like losing weight (if you are overweight), exercise daily, and eat a healthy diet to get maximum benefits.

Side effects of Lasilactone 50 Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Lasilactone 50 Tablet

  • Breast enlargement in male
  • Electrolyte imbalance
  • Volume depletion

How to use Lasilactone 50 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. Lasilactone 50 Tablet is to be taken with food.
Avoid Lasilactone 50 Tablet with dietary sodium.

How Lasilactone 50 Tablet works

Lasilactone 50 Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Furosemide and Spironolactone. Furosemide is a diuretic which removes extra water and certain electrolytes from the body through urine. Over time, it also relaxes blood vessels, but causes potassium loss. Spironolactone is also a diuretic which conserves potassium, thereby balancing its levels in the body.

Safety advice of Lasilactone 50 Tablet

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Lasilactone 50 Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Lasilactone 50 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.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Lasilactone 50 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
Lasilactone 50 Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Lasilactone 50 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lasilactone 50 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Lasilactone 50 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Lasilactone 50 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lasilactone 50 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Lasilactone 50 Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Lasilactone 50 Tablet, 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.

Alternate Brands of Lasilactone 50 Tablet

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Lasilactone 50 Tablet
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Quick tips

  • Lasilactone 50 Tablet helps removes excess water from your body.
  • Take it in the morning with breakfast to avoid getting up at night to urinate.
  • It may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • It may cause excessive urine production, dehydration, and low electrolyte levels. Notify your doctor if you experience dizziness, tiredness, or muscle weakness that doesn't go away.
  • Your doctor may regularly monitor your blood pressure, kidney function and the level of salts such as potassium and sodium in your blood while you're taking this medication.

Fact Box of Lasilactone 50 Tablet

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
CARDIAC

Patient concerns

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Hi sir, my dad has thyroid cancer and he undergoing Radiotherophy. He is now undergoing 20th sitting. Now his left leg and hand has swollen and he not able to walk. Could you please suggest any medicine to reduce the swollen part? Thanks in advance.
Dr. Vikas Sharma
Neurology
Try lasilactone. Half tab daily
She is having vsd from birth 2 holes about 2 mm ,from birth she takes tablet Lasilactone , her foots are little bit turns inside direction while walking .what should. We do about her vsd and foot.
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Cardiology
Will need surgery for vsd n correction for foot see a orthopaedician for foot can meet me at medanta for vsd
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FAQs

Q. What are the recommended storage conditions for Lasilactone 50 Tablet?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. What are the contraindications associated with the use of Lasilactone 50 Tablet?

The use of Lasilactone 50 Tablet should be avoided in patients with hypersensitivity to furosemide, sulfonylureas or spironolactone or any other ingredient of the product. The use of this medicine should also be avoided in patients with anuria, acute renal insufficiency, hepatic coma and pre-coma, low blood pressure (hypotension), cardiac arrhythmias, patients taking aminoglycosides or cephalosporins, kidney dysfunction due to drugs which cause renal damage, patients with high potassium levels (hyperkalemia), Addison's disease and in children with moderate to severe renal impairment.

Q. What is Lasilactone 50 Tablet?

Lasilactone 50 Tablet is a fixed-dose combination of furosemide (a loop diuretic) and spironolactone (an antagonist of aldosterone). Both are diuretics and they help to remove excess fluid from the body. The use of this combination is advised in patients of congestive heart failure (heart failure leading to fluid accumulation in the lung and rest of the body), nephrotic syndrome (a kidney disorder), liver cirrhosis with fluid retention (edema) and swelling of the abdomen (ascites).

Q. Is it safe to use Lasilactone 50 Tablet?

Yes, Lasilactone 50 Tablet is safe for most of the patients. However, in some patients it may cause common side effects like dizziness, dehydration, decreased sodium level in blood, breast enlargement in males, decreased magnesium level in blood, decreased calcium level in blood, increased blood uric acid. Inform your doctor if you experience any persistent problem while taking this medicine.

Q. Can the use of Lasilactone 50 Tablet cause dizziness?

Yes, the use of Lasilactone 50 Tablet can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, it is better to rest for some time and resume once you feel better. Do not drive or use any machines.

Q. Can the use of Lasilactone 50 Tablet cause gout?

Yes, Lasilactone 50 Tablet can cause gout. Lasilactone 50 Tablet contains furosemide which can increase the blood uric acid levels by increasing its absorption from the kidneys. Increased uric acid levels can cause a gout attack. Inform your doctor if you have hyperuricemia (excess of uric acid in blood) or a history of gout before taking this medicine. Use of Lasilactone 50 Tablet should be avoided in patients with gout.
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References

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  2. Furosemide+Spironolactone. Rzeszow, Poland: Sanofi-Aventis Sp. z o.o.; 2018. [Accessed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Furosemide+Spironolactone. Ankleshwar: Sanofi India Limited; Jan. 2018. [Accessed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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