What is Diurin-40 (Furosemide) used for?
Diurin-40 (Furosemide) is a type of water pill (diuretic) used to reduce unnecessary fluid in the body occurring as a result of heart failure, liver disease and kidney diseases such as nephrotic syndrome. By doing this, it can reduce inflammation in the limbs and abdomen. Other uses include treating high blood pressure, hypercalcemia (high levels of calcium in the blood) and other conditions.
How should I use Diurin-40 (Furosemide)?
Patients taking Diurin-40 (Furosemide) should avoid taking it for up to 4 hours before bedtime, otherwise they may need to get up during the night to urinate. This drug is usually taken once daily in the morning, or twice per day in the morning and afternoon. Your physician will inform you how often you need to take it and how much you need to take.
What are the side effects of Diurin-40 (Furosemide)?
Patients who have been prescribed Diurin-40 (Furosemide) may experience side effects, including:
If you notice signs of dehydration or any other side effects, you should consult your physician as soon as possible.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Diurin-40 (Furosemide). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.