Flosequinan - Drug Information

Email Print This Page Comment bookmark
Font : A-A+

General Information on Flosequinan

Generic Name : Flosequinan

Pronunciation : Flow-She-KWIN-an

Latest prescription information about Flosequinan. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y52.5 | Therapeutic Classification : Anti- Hypertensives

Trade Names/Brand Names of Flosequinan

International- Flosequinan-oral.

Overview of Flosequinan

Note: This brand is withdrawn from the US market.

Why is Flosequinan 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 should Flosequinan not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Pregnancy Category

A B C D X

Category C :

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus and there are no appropriate studies in pregnant women, but potential benefits may allow the use of the drug in pregnant women despite the potential for risks.

What is the dosage of Flosequinan?

The average flosequinan infusion rate is 2.03 +/- 0.85 mg/min, and the total administered dose averaged 84 +/- 35 mg.

How should Flosequinan be taken?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food.

What are the warnings and precautions for Flosequinan?

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.

What are the side effects of Flosequinan?

Headache, cough, runny nose, weakness, nausea, diarrhea or altered taste.

What are the other precautions for Flosequinan?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions of Flosequinan?

Store it at room temperature (15-30°C). Store it away from heat and light.

Post a Comment

Comments should be on the topic and should not be abusive. The editorial team reserves the right to review and moderate the comments posted on the site.
Notify me when reply is posted
I agree to the terms and conditions
Buy Medication (Drug) at Concessional Price from India

Drugs A - Z

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Drugs Search

Stay Connected

  • Available on the Android Market
  • Available on the App Store