This medication is known as a diuretic (like a"water pill"). It helps your body get rid of extra water by increasing the amount of urine you make. Getting rid of extra water decreases the strain on your heart and blood vessels, thereby lowering high blood pressure and reducing your risk of strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems.This effect can also improve symptoms such as trouble breathing and swelling(edema). This injectable form of furosemide is used when the drug cannot betaken by mouth, especially in patients with severe medical conditions.
Dizziness, light headedness, headache, blurredvision, loss of appetite, stomach upset, diarrhea, or constipation may occur.If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
Before using furosemide, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: kidney disease, liver disease,gout, lupus.