Rasitol

Rasitol

furosemide

Manufacturer:

Y.S.P. Industries

Distributor:

Y.S.P. Industries
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Furosemide
Indications/Uses
Cardiac, hepatic or renal oedema; HTN.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Tab Oedema Initially 1 tab once daily. HTN 1-2 tab daily as monotherapy or in combination w/ other antihypertensives. Inj Adult Oedema Initially 1-2 amp once daily. HTN 2-4 amp daily alone or in combination w/ other antihypertensives.
Administration
May be taken with or without food: May be taken w/ meals to reduce GI discomfort.
Contraindications
Renal failure w/ oliguria or anuria resulting from poisoning w/ nephrotoxic or hepatotoxic agents; severe renal impairment w/ simultaneous hepatic failure & hepatic coma; pre-comatose states associated w/ hepatic cirrhosis.
Special Precautions
Correct severe hypokalaemia, severe electrolyte depletion, hypovolaemia & hypotension before initiating treatment. Prostatic hyperplasia, impaired micturition, diabetes, gout. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Fluid & electrolyte imbalance manifested as headache, hypotension, muscle cramps, dry mouth, thirst, weakness, lethargy, drowsiness, restlessness, oliguria, cardiac arrhythmias & GI disturbances. Increased urinary Ca excretion, hyperglycaemia, glycosuria, hyperuricaemia,
Drug Interactions
Aminoglycosides, lithium, other antihypertensives, ganglionic or peripheral adrenergic blockers, cephalosporins, carbamazepine, phenobarb, NSAIDs, probenecid, cardiac glycosides, antidiabetics, pressor amines, curaremimetic muscle relaxants.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
C03CA01 - furosemide ; Belongs to the class of high-ceiling sulfonamide diuretics.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Rasitol inj 20 mg/2 mL
Packing/Price
2 mL x 100 × 1's
Form
Rasitol tab 40 mg
Packing/Price
100 × 10's
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