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FUROLIX 20 Cp.

B / 200Cp / 10BL
$3.00

COMPOSITION
- Furosemide 20mg

INDICATIONS
- Edema of cardiac or renal origin.
- Edema of hepatic origin, usually in combination with a potassium-sparing diuretic.
- Hypertension.

CONTRAINDICATIONS
Absolute (s):
• Hepatic encephalopathy
• Hypersensitivity to sulfonamides
• Obstruction of the urinary tract
• Hypovolemia
• Dehydration
• Breastfeeding

DRUG INTERACTIONS
• Combinations not recommended
- Lithium, astemizole, bepridil, IV erythromycin, halofantrine, pentamidine, sparfloxacin, sultopride, terfenadine, vincamine.
• Combinations requiring precautions for use:
- NSAIDs (systemically) high dose salicylates (≥3g / d)
- Other hypokalaemia
- Digitalis
- Sparing diuretics (amiloride, potassium canrenoate, spironolactone triamterene)
- Aminoglycosides (parenteral)
- Aluminum phosphate (antacids)
- Phenytoin
- Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE)
- Antiarrhythmic Drugs, metformin iodinated contrast agents, baclofen.
To be taken into account:
- Corticosteroids: tetracosactide (systemically)
- Neuroleptics, tricyclic antidepressants.

WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS
- Accidentally taking Furolix hypovolemia can lead to dehydration
- In hepatocellular insufficiency, treatment should be conducted with caution under strict Serveillance electrolyte given a risk of hepatic encephalopathy. Discontinuation of therapy should be started immediately.

SIDE EFFECTS:
Can cause:
- Uric acid (increase), gout (exceptional), glucose (increase) in high doses, dehydration, serum sodium (decrease), blood volume (decrease), orthostatic hypotension and Serum potassium (decrease).

DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
- Adult: depending on the indication and the severity of the condition, the dosage is 1 to 2 tablets of 20mg Furolix low daily or 1 tablet at 8 20mg tablets per day cure continuous or discontinuous.
- Hypertension: The recommended starting dose is 20mg Furolix per day (morning).
In case of insufficient efficacy can either increase the dose to 40mg or associate another antihypertensive.
The dosage can be increased Furolix beyond 40mg in patients with impaired renal function.
- Oedema:
moderate: 1 to 2 tablets of 20 mg per day or ½ Furolix 1 tablet of 40 mg per day Furolix;
Important: 1-3 tablets 40mg or 20mg tablets 2-6 Furolix per day in 1 or 2 doses, or 3-4 or 6-8 tablets 20mg tablets per day Furolix
in 2 doses.
- Children: 1-2 mg / kg per day.

Store at a temperature below 30.degree.

 

Registration no.: 09L-820