Farsix

Farsix

furosemide

Manufacturer:

Fahrenheit
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Furosemide
Indications/Uses
Listed in Dosage.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Tab Edema associated w/ CHF, hepatic cirrhosis, renal disease Adult 20-80 mg as a single dose, increased by 20-40 mg 6-8 hrly until desired response is obtained. Childn 2 mg/kg as a single dose, increased by 1-2 mg/kg 6-8 hrly, until desired response is obtained. In childn w/ nephrotic syndrome dose may be increased to a max of 6 mg/kg. Mild to moderate HTN, alone or in combination w/ other antihypertensives & as adjunctive treatment in hypertensive crisis Initially 40 mg twice daily. Inj Initially 20-40 mg IV/IM. Increase at 2 hrly intervals by 20 mg. If necessary inject a further 20-40 mg after 20 min. Acute pulmonary edema Initially 40 mg IV. An additional 20-40 mg may be administered after 20 min.
Administration
May be taken with or without food: May be taken w/ meals to reduce GI discomfort.
Contraindications
Renal function impairment; oliguria, anuria; hypokalemia, hyponatremia; hypotension.
Special Precautions
DM; history of gout; hepatic function impairment; hyperuricemia; history of SLE; pancreatitis. Pregnancy.
Adverse Reactions
Hyperuricemia, hypokalemia, hyponatremia; anorexia; azotemia; hypersensitivity reaction; dermatologic reaction; GI disturbances; irregular heart beat; thirst; hematologic reaction.
Drug Interactions
May potentiate antihypertensive action of d-tubocurarine. Hypoglycaemics, antigout medications. May enhance toxicity of aminoglycosides, cephalosporins, salicylates, lithium & cardiac glycosides. Diuretic effectiveness may be reduced by probenecid. Increased orthostatic hypotension may occur w/ alcohol, narcotics, barbiturates. Adrenocorticoids, amphotericin B or ACTH may intensify electrolyte imbalance.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
C03CA01 - furosemide ; Belongs to the class of high-ceiling sulfonamide diuretics.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Farsix inj 10 mg/mL
Packing/Price
2 mL x 1's (Rp30,000/alat semprit)
Form
Farsix tab 40 mg
Packing/Price
10 × 10's (Rp72,000/boks)
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