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DIUCONTIN-K 20MG TAB

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Medicine Information

What is Furosemide for:

This medication is a diuretic agent, prescribed for fluid retention in people with congestive heart failure, liver disease or kidney disorder. It helps the kidney to get rid of unwanted water from the body.

How does Furosemide work:

Furosemide gets rid of extra salt and water in the body.

How should Furosemide be used:

PO- The usual initial dose is 20 to 80 mg given as a single dose. Max: 600 mgday. It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food. It also comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein or muscle.

Common side effects of Furosemide :

Feeling dizzy. Rise slowly over a few minutes when sitting or lying down. Be careful climbing. Belly pain. Headache. Low potassium levels. Signs include feeling tired, weak, numbness, or tingling; muscle cramps; hard stools (constipation); throwing up; or a fast heartbeat. Dry mouth. Good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help. See a dentist often. Upset stomach or throwing up. Many small meals, good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help. Hard stools (constipation). Drinking more liquids, working out, or adding fiber to your diet may help. Talk with your doctor about a stool softener or laxative. Hearing loss. This can be long-lasting. - Liquid: - Loose stools (diarrhea) with high doses.

What do I do if I miss a dose

Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this drug. Talk with the doctor.

What precautions should I take when taking Furosemide :

If you have an allergy to furosemide or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs. If you have a sulfa (sulfonamide) allergy, talk with your doctor. If you have trouble passing urine.

When do I need to seek medical help

If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Signs of low potassium. Very bad dizziness or passing out. Very upset stomach or throwing up. Very loose stools (diarrhea). A big weight gain. Swelling in your legs or belly. Change in hearing. Not able to pass urine. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

Can I take Furosemide with other medicines:

Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

Are there any food restrictions

Avoid Alcohol

How do I store Furosemide :

Store it at room temperature (25C) and in an airtight container.

Pregnancy Category

Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

Therapeutic Classification

Diuretics

What is Potassium Chloride for:

This medication is an essential mineral for body, prescribed for hypokalemia. In nature it occurs only in ionic salts. It is needed for several functions in the body.

How does Potassium Chloride work:

Potassium keeps good organ function.

How should Potassium Chloride be used:

It comes as oral liquid, powder, granules, tablet, and capsule to take by mouth, with food. Dose is based on patient?s condition. It is usually taken two to four times a day, with or immediately after meals.

Common side effects of Potassium Chloride :

Stomach upset, vomiting and diarrhea.

What do I do if I miss a dose

Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this drug. Talk with the doctor.

What precautions should I take when taking Potassium Chloride :

If you have an allergy to potassium chloride or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs. If you have high potassium levels. Do not use by mouth if you have a bowel block, slow-moving GI (gastrointestinal) tract, or slow stomach clearing.

When do I need to seek medical help

If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. A fast heartbeat. Very bad dizziness or passing out. Weakness, numbness, or tingling. Very upset stomach or throwing up. Very loose stools (diarrhea). Black, tarry, or bloody stools. Any bruising or bleeding. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

Can I take Potassium Chloride with other medicines:

Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

Are there any food restrictions

Avoid Alcohol

How do I store Potassium Chloride :

Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

Pregnancy Category

Category D : There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

Therapeutic Classification

Electrolytes

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