Diuvar

Diuvar

furosemide

Manufacturer:

Gracia Pharmindo
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Furosemide
Indications/Uses
As adjunctive therapy in acute pulmonary edema. When rapid onset of diuretic is desired or oral administration is impossible.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Edema Adult Initially 20-40 mg as a single dose IV/IM. IV inj Administered slowly (1-2 min). Doses may be increased by 20 mg at least 2 hr after initial dose until expected diuretic effect is obtained. Pulmonary edema 40 mg by slowly IV (1-2 min), may be repeated 1 hr later to max dose of 80 mg. Childn 1 mg/kg IM/IV, may be increased 2 hr later to max dose of 6 mg/kg.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to sulfonamide. Anuria.
Special Precautions
In overdose, dehydration or electrolyte deficiencies may occur especially in elderly. Electrolyte deficiency. May impair ability to drive or operate machinery. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Nausea, diarrhea, pancreatitis, jaundice, anorexia, oral & gastric irritation, vomiting, convulsion, constipation, interstitial nephritis allergy, tinnitus & hearing disturbances, paresthesias, vertigo, dizziness, headache, thrombocytopenia, hemolytic anemia, leucopenia, anemia, exfoliative dermatitis, erythema multiforme, purpura, photosensitivity, urticaria, rash, pruritus, orthostatic HTN, hyperglycemia, glycosuria, hyperuricemia.
Drug Interactions
Aminoglycosides, probenecid, salicylate & lithium.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
C03CA01 - furosemide ; Belongs to the class of high-ceiling sulfonamide diuretics.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Diuvar inj 10 mg/mL
Packing/Price
(amp) 2 mL x 5 × 1's
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