Generic Name : Flosequinan Pronunciation : Flow-She-KWIN-an Therapeutic Classification : Anti- Hypertensives ICD Code : Y52.5
International- Flosequinan-oral. Overview : Note: This brand is withdrawn from the US market. Why it is prescribed (Indications) :
This medication is a quinolone vasodilator, prescribed for congestive heart failure (CHF), and high blood pressure. It relaxes blood vessels and decreases blood pressure. When it is not to be taken (Contraindications):
Dosage & When it is to be taken :
The average flosequinan infusion rate is 2.03 +/- 0.85 mg/min, and the total administered dose averaged 84 +/- 35 mg. How it should be taken :
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food. Warnings and Precautions :
* Caution should be exercised in patients with history of kidney disease, liver disease, bleeding disorders, heart rhythm problems, coronary artery disease, any allergy, during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Side Effects :
Headache, cough, runny nose, weakness, nausea, diarrhea or altered taste.
*Avoid excess dosage. Storage Conditions :
Store it at room temperature (15-30Â°C). Store it away from heat and light.
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