This medication is a pyridine-sulfonylurea type loop diuretic, prescribed for hypertension, congestive cardiac failure, chronic renal failure and hepatic cirrhosis.
Contraindicated in patients with anuria (absence of urination), and hypersensitivity.
PO- The recommended dose range is 2.5 200mg/day.
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.
Caution should be exercised in patients with history of diabetes, gout, kidney or liver disease, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Correct electrolyte disturbances and urinary disorders before treatment.
Monitor electrolyte balance, glucose, uric acid, creatinine and lipid level regularly while taking this medication.
It may cause dizziness or drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery, while taking this medication.
Electrolyte disturbances, dehydration, dry mouth, increased sugar, increased urination, elevated liver enzyme and loss of appetite.
Central Nervous System : Headache, dizziness, weakness, drowsiness and confusion.
Miscellaneous : Stomach cramps, impotence, ringing in the ear and hearing loss.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it at controlled room temperature (15° to 30°C), and in an airtight container.
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