Products Description

 

Product name

Fusimide

Composition

 

Each ampoule 4 ml contains : Furosemide   40 mg

Each tablet contains:  Furosemide   40 mg

 

 Indications

 

Fusimide is used in the treatment of :

- All types of cardiac oedema as a supportive therapy to cardiac glucosides.

- Plumonary oedema, cerebral oedema and renal oedema.

- Ascites due to liver cirrhosis, mechanical obstruction or congestive heart failure.

- Peripheral oedema due to congestive heart failure, obstruction or changes in the walls of the veins.

- Oedema accompanying pregnancy in the last trimester.

- Premenstrual syndrome.

- Toxaemia of pregnancy.

- Hypertension of mild and moderate degree.

- In association with antihypertensive therapy in severe hypertension.

- Oedema due to burns.

 

Dosage & Administration

 

Tablets :

40 mg once daily by mouth, adjusted as necessary according to response. 80 mg or more may be required once or twice daily, or intermittently.

Injections:

In emergency or when oral therapy can't be given, 20 50 mg of furosemide may be administered by i.m. or slow i.v. injection. If doses greater than 50 mg, the rate of i.v. injection is not more than 4 mg / minute either direct i.v. or by infusion.

Children: Oral dose: 1-3 mg/ kg body-weight daily up to a maximum of 40 mg daily.

Injections: 0.5 1.5 mg/ kg daily up to a maximum of 20 mg daily.

- Hypertension :
Tablets : 40 80 mg daily, either alone or in conjunction with other antihypertensive

 

Presentation

 

Pack of 5 ampoules.

Pack of 20 tablets
 

 

 

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