What is Furosemide?

Furosemide is used to treat edema (swelling caused by fluid in the tissues) from congestive heart failure, cirrhosis of the liver, and kidney (renal) disease (including nephrotic syndrome). Oral furomeside is also used to treat hypertension, either on their own ...

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What diseases and conditions are treated by Furosemide?

Some conditions and diseases that may be treated by Furosemide include:

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What conditions and diseases is Furosemide used for the treatment or management of?

Furosemide is a prescription drug that is approved by the FDA (USA) for use in the treatment, prevention, or management of the certain medical conditions and diseases, including:

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What are the active ingredients of Furosemide?

The active ingredients in Furosemide include:

  • Furosemide

What class of drug is Furosemide?

Furosemide belongs to the class of drugs:

Drugs with this Active Ingredient

The drugs that contain this as an active ingredient include:

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Available Forms

The available forms from suppliers in the USA include:

  • Tablets
  • Injections
  • Solutions


Tablet forms from suppliers in the USA:


Solution forms from suppliers in the USA:


Injection forms from suppliers in the USA:


This product comes in different forms from different suppliers in the USA:

Furosemide Information Guide

Generic Name of Furosemide:
Availability of Furosemide:
Prescription Drug

Furosemide is a prescription drug that belongs to the pharmacologic class of Loop Diuretic.

Related Disease Topics

Disease articles related to Furosemide include:

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How is the dosage of Furosemide calculated?

Only a health professional is qualified to work out the dosage of Furosemide. The dosage needs to be determined depending on a variety of factors including:

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What precautions need to be taken when considering the use of Furosemide?

Some of the precautions need to be noted when considering Furosemide for use in particular situations such as the following:

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What are the possible side-effects (adverse effects or unintended effects) of taking Furosemide?

Some of the possible side-effects or adverse reactions may include effects such as:

  • Gastrointestinal System Reactions
  • Systemic Hypersensitivity Reactions
  • Central Nervous System Reactions
  • Hematologic Reactions
  • Dermatologic-Hypersensitivity Reactions
  • Cardiovascular Reaction
  • Other Reactions
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What are the inactive ingredients in Furosemide?

The inactive ingredients contained in Furosemide are:

  • Starch, corn
  • Lactose monohydrate
  • Magnesium stearate
  • Starch, pregelatinized corn
  • Talc

Product Formulation Information: Furosemide

Company that labels Furosemide:
Roxane Laboratories, Inc
Strength of Furosemide:
10 mg/mL
Form of Furosemide:
How is Furosemide taken?
Oral (by mouth)
Date that Furosemide is effective:
12th July, 1988


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