How to apply "Furosemide»

«Furosemide" should be taken only on prescription.The drug is administered orally, intramuscularly, intravenously.The dosage is determined individually."Furosemide" tablets in the morning drink on an empty stomach.The starting dose for adults is 20-40 mg, if necessary, it can be increased by 20-40 mg every 6-8 hours.The increased amount is divided into 2-3 receptions.

initial single dose for children is 1-2 mg per 1 kg of body weight, the maximum - 6 mg per 1 kg of body weight.Intramuscular or intravenous formulation is administered once in an amount of 20-40 mg.If necessary, increase the dose every 2 hours. 20 mg.For children, the initial amount per day for parenteral administration is 1 mg per 1 kg of body weight.

«Furosemide" can not be used with the analogs of this drug.The drug is contraindicated in prekoma
tosnoe states, hepatic coma, severe electrolyte imbalance, severe renal insufficiency and liver, gout, hypotension, myocardial infarction, systemic lupus erythematosus, mechanical obstruction of the urinary tract.Do not use "Furosemide" during pregnancy and lactation.

precautions during treatment "Furosemide»

If assigned to a course of treatment, requires monitoring of blood pressure, electrolyte levels (particularly potassium), creatinine, uric acid, urea nitrogen.You should periodically determine the activity of liver enzymes, levels of magnesium and calcium, glucose in the urine and blood (diabetes mellitus).When deterioration after application of "Furosemide" should inform the physician.

drug may cause the following side effects: headache, dizziness, loss of appetite, indigestion, constipation, allergic reactions (swelling, dizziness, pruritus, urticaria)."Furosemide" can cause excessive loss of water and minerals (including potassium), the result is muscle weakness, numbness of the legs, hearing loss, tinnitus, drowsiness, severe dizziness, thirst, dry mouth, vomiting, nausea, increased heartpalpitation, reduction in the amount of urine, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting.

risk of side effects increases in the elderly.If the patient suffers from diabetes, "Furosemide" may affect blood sugar levels.If after taking the drug appeared symptoms such as thirst, increased blood pressure, you may need to make adjustments in the scheme of treatment of diabetes or diet.During treatment, "Furosemide" not recommended to stay in the sun, you should limit the use of alcoholic beverages.The drug is used with caution when performing activities requiring increased attention (driving or operating machinery).