It is used to treat high blood pressure and also for the treatment of fluid retention (oedema), either in the legs (peripheral edema) or on the lungs (pulmonary oedema)
Lasix Tablets 20mg 2X50's (furosemide (D))
Nausea, diarrhoea, blurred vision, dizziness, headache, photosensitivity, hypotension
It is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to the drug.
Before taking furosemide, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: kidney problems, liver problems, inability to make urine, gout, lupus.
If you have diabetes, furosemide may affect your blood sugar. Check your blood sugar regularly as directed and share the results with your doctor. Your doctor may need to adjust your diabetes medication, exercise program, or diet.
This drug passes into breast milk and may affect milk production. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
Please consult your doctor when taking this medicine if you are pregnant.
Some products that may interact with this drug include: desmopressin, ethacrynic acid, lithium.