LASIX 40MG TABLET
Indications / Uses :
Fluid retention associated w/ chronic congestive cardiac failure (if diuretic treatment is required); acute congestive cardiac failure; chronic renal failure; nephrotic syndrome (if diuretic treatment is required); liver disease (if necessary to supplement treatment w/ aldosterone antagonists). Maintenance of fluid excretion in acute renal failure, including that due to pregnancy or burns. HTN. Supportive measure for HTN crisis. Support of forced diuresis.
Should be taken on an empty stomach: Tab: Take on an empty stomach. Swallow w/o chewing & w/ sufficient amount of liqd.
Hypersensitivity to furosemide, excipients or sulfonamides. Hypovolemia or dehydration. Anuric renal failure not responding to furosemide. Severe hypokalemia & hyponatremia. Pre-comatose & comatose states associated w/ hepatic encephalopathy. Lactation.
Special Precautions :
Hypotension, particular risk from a pronounced fall in BP eg patients w/ narrowing of coronary artery or cerebral blood vessels; latent or manifest DM, gout, hepatorenal syndrome, hypoproteinemia; premature infant. Monitor serum Na, K, creatinine. Pregnancy.