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Furosemide + Amiloride

Information about Furosemide + Amiloride

Furosemide + Amiloride Uses

Furosemide+Amiloride is used in the treatment of Edema.

How Furosemide + Amiloride works

Furosemide + Amiloride is a combination of two medicines: Furosemide and Amiloride. They act on different parts of your kidney to remove extra water and certain electrolytes while maintaining the potassium balance in your body.

Common side effects of Furosemide + Amiloride

Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea, Weakness, Headache, Dehydration, Muscle cramp, Decreased sodium level in blood, Decreased magnesium level in blood, Decreased calcium level in blood, Increased blood uric acid
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Available Medicine for Furosemide + Amiloride

AmifruTorrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
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Expert advice for Furosemide + Amiloride

  • Furosemide + Amiloride 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.

Frequently asked questions for Furosemide + Amiloride

Furosemide + Amiloride

Q. Can I feel dizzy after taking Furosemide+Amiloride?

Yes, the use of Furosemide+Amiloride can make you feel dizzy. This may occur when you suddenly rise up from lying or sitting position. To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.

Q. Can I stop taking Furosemide+Amiloride if I feel well?

No, keep using Furosemide+Amiloride as advised by your doctor, even if you feel well. Stopping Furosemide+Amiloride suddenly may lead to serious complications such as heart attack and stroke.

Q. Is it safe to get an MRI while using Furosemide+Amiloride?

No, it is not safe to get an MRI scan or other scans which use radioactive dye. Contrast dye and Furosemide+Amiloride can harm your kidneys when used simultaneously.

Q. Are there any special instructions regarding storage and disposal of this medicine?

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.

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