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Composition for Laxide 40mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Laxide 40mg Tablet

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Alcohol
MRP
36
₹3.6/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Laxide Tablet

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Uses of Laxide Tablet

Laxide 40mg Tablet is used in the treatment of oedema and high blood pressure. It treats oedema (fluid overload) associated with heart, liver, kidney or lung disease.
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Laxide Tablet side effects

Common

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

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How to use Laxide 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. Laxide 40mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Laxide Tablet works

Laxide 40mg Tablet is a loop diuretic. It acts on kidneys and removes excess water and certain electrolytes from the body through urine.

In Depth Information on Laxide Tablet

Expert advice for Laxide Tablet

  • Laxide helps removes excess water from your body and lower blood pressure.
  • Take it in the morning with breakfast to avoid getting up at night to urinate.
  • May cause dizziness in the initial days of treatment.
  • Monitor your blood pressure after starting Laxide, and notify your doctor if it hasn't gone down.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience dizziness, tiredness, or muscle weakness that doesn't go away.
  • Take potassium supplements or potassium-rich diet (banana, spinach, coconut water etc) as Laxide can decrease your potassium levels and lead to dehydration.
  • Requires routine blood tests to monitor your kidney function.
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Laxide Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Laxide 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.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Laxide 40mg 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.
Lactation
Laxide 40mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Laxide 40mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Laxide 40mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Laxide 40mg Tablet is recommended.
However, use of Laxide 40mg Tablet is not recommended in severe kidney disease patients who are unable to pass urine or the kidney damage is due to some medicines. Please inform your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Laxide 40mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Laxide 40mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Laxide Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Laxide 40mg 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Laxide Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Furosemide

Q. How is Laxide different from Torasemide?
Both Laxide 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 Laxide 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.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Laxide with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Laxide with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Caritec
Laxide with Gentamicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Gentamicin: Gem, Biogaracin, Garamycin, Genster, Zenotic, Zygenta, Magenta, Germenta, Gencin, G 80, Gentamide
Laxide with Lercanidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lercanidipine: Lotensyl, Lervasc
Laxide with Netilmicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Netilmicin: Netilmac, Netsafe, Netspan, Ntn, Netromycin
Laxide with Kanamycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Kanamycin: Kanamac, Kancin
Laxide with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: S-Amcard, Esam, Big Dvr
Laxide with Tobramycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tobramycin: Tobo, Tobrasulf, Toracin, Tobamist
Laxide with Streptomycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Streptomycin: Ambistryn-S, Streptomycin
Laxide with Nimodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimodipine: Nimpod, Nimocer, Vasotop, Nimodec
Laxide with Nitrendipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nitrendipine: Cardif
Laxide with Aspirin
SERIOUS
Laxide with Nifedipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nifedipine: Calnif, Depicor, Calbloc, Calcigard, Nicardia, Nepin, Nefidipine, Cardipin, Depin, Nifelat, Nifedine, Nifidip, NF
Laxide with Aliskiren
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Aliskiren: Rasilez
Laxide with Quinapril
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Quinapril: Acupil, Q Press
Laxide with Lisinopril
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Lisinopril: Lisinace, Lipril, Listril, Hipril, Lisoril, Linvas, Normopril, Odace, Acemin, Acinopril, Sopril
Laxide with Candesartan
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Candesartan: Angiosart
Laxide with Doxazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Doxazosin: Duracard
Laxide with Irbesartan
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Irbesartan: Irovel
Laxide with Phenoxybenzamine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenoxybenzamine: Zaxyben
Laxide with Alfuzosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Alfuzosin: Efzu, Alfutrol, Zyalfa, Alfusin, Alfoo
Laxide with Perindopril
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Perindopril: Perihart
Laxide with Valsartan
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Valsartan: Valent, Starval, Diovan, Valzaar
Laxide with Imidapril
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Imidapril: Tanatril
Laxide with Naftopidil
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Naftopidil: Nafodil
Laxide with Enalapril
MODERATE
Laxide with Terazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Terazosin: Terapress, Vicard T
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