Furosemide

FDA Approved: * January 10, 1979
Pharm Company: * INTL MEDICATION
Category: Diuretic

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Furosemide Overview

Furosemide, sold under the brand name Lasix among others, is a medication used to treat fluid build-up due to heart failure, liver scarring, or kidney disease.[1] It may also be used for the treatment of high blood pressure.[1] It can be taken intravenously or by mouth.[1] When taken by mouth, it typically begins working within an hour, while intravenously, it typically begins working within five minutes.[1] Common side effects i...

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Leg edema, liver related

What's the best way to deal with liver related edema in my legs, ankles, and feet? Currently taking 40mg furosemide and 50-100mg of Spironolactone. Weight gain related to edema. I'm on a sodium restricted diet, and drink about 2qts. of water daily. At one time I was at 4th Stage Liver Failure, I have regular banding of esophageal varices, procedures every six months. Taking low dose of Nadolol to keep portal pressure down. Can you make any suggestions as to how I can help myself? ## My sister had/edema, she has not discussed all she has done but she goes to a therapist now 3 times a week and they work on her legs in pushing the fluid out and on her stomach and she said they massage and push, wish I could tell you more. She had it for years, was given water pills, they did surger...

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Edema and Furosemide

Does anyone know does this medication works for swollen feet and ankles? ## It helps me very much. ## I have been taking Furosemide for a couple of years now and it definately helps with swollen feet and ankles. I take 40mg twice a day. I have never had any problems taking this medicine. ## My daughter has been prescribed Furosdmide 20mg and Diamox 500 mg for idiopathic intracranial hypertension. She has been on them 7 days and so far has not had increased urination. Has anybody who has been on these drugs know how long it usually takes for this to kick in? Also, does anybody know someone else with this condition? She has just been diagnosed with it and we do not know of anybody with it. Thanks. ## Hi, Patricia. I had the same pathology a few years ago. I used Diamox and it works for me...

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Furosemide 20 Mg Tablet

Does this help with low blood pressure as well as high blood pressure? ## Furosemide is a loop diuretic used in the treatment of congestive heart failure and edema. Other information I was able to gather shows that this drug can be prescribed for hypertension (high blood pressure). I have not seen any info on this drug pertaining to low blood pressure. For more information about this drug, please refer to the link below... If you have any more questions or concerns, please post back and I will be happy to help you. ## i just took 20 20mg ic furosemide am i going to overdose ## Should this be taken in the morning or in the evening? ## My husband has been taking furosemide 20 mg Qualitest brand for quite some time and now we're not able to get it. Is there a reason why? It's the o...

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Furosemide 40 MG

WHAT IS THIS PRESCRIBED FOR? ## Furosemide is a loop diuretic used in the treatment of congestive heart failure and edema. For more information about this drug, please refer to the link below... If you have any more questions or concerns, please post back and I will be happy to help you. ## This Furosemide I have is probably 7-8 yrs old. Does the compound change or do you think it gets weak? Thanks! I hope you can help. ## Hi Jo, When it comes to drugs and medication I believe it is best to not take any chances with the past expiration date. They may still be ok to take if they haven't been exposed to a high amount of heat or various other conditions outside of the bottle, however I am not a pharmacist or MD, so I cannot guarantee if it is safe for you to consume. I would recommend ...

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Orange round pill with 50 239

Please let me know asap what this pill is? Once again it is orange in color, with an imprint of 50 239. ## Hello Valarie, The imprint and color you gave me matches a Furosemide 50 mg pill I found in the NIH database. Furosemide is a water pill that prevents your body from absorbing too much salt. Below is some information I pulled up regarding this pill. Product Code 13985-585 Imprint 50;239 Name Furosemide Ingredients Furosemide 50 Mg; Label Author Mwi/vetone Color Yellow Size 10mm Shape Round I hope this information is helpful. Please let me know if you have any further questions.

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small round yellow pill m2 on one side other side unreadable

I found a small round yellow pill with m2 on one side (other side is unreadable) in a minors bag. So I really want to know what it is, whether it's harmful, etc.? ## Hello Linda, I wasn't able to find an exact match for the pill you are describing, how bright of a yellow is the pill? There are two round pills I found with M2 imprints (pictured below) that are considered white but have a yellowish tint. Furosemide 20mg Hydromorphone Hydrochloride Let me know if either of these are the pill that you found so that I can provide you with detailed information. If it is neither of these pills I can continue searching.

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V 3171

white round ## white round 3171 over V is 80 mg Furosemide ## That is correct, it is manufactured by Qualitest Pharmaceuticals, it is most commonly used to treat high blood pressure, congestive heart failure, and edema. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, headache, increased urination, dehydration, and hypotension. Inactive ingredients may include: corn starch lactose monohydrate magnesium stearate magnesium silicate Is there anything else I can help with?

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Furosemide - Grey/Blue Tablet Imprinted SVP

Hi. My cat is on furosemide and the tablets are usually white but I have been given smaller grey/blue tablets with "svp" etched on them. Is this right? ## Who gave them to you? A vet, or a regular pharmacist? Can you please post back with more details? This medication is usually used to help reduce excess fluid from the body, to treat high blood pressure, and certain cardiac conditions. The NIH warns that its side effects in a feline might include nausea, dizziness, headache, dehydration, and low blood pressure. ## Hi found out that my vet dispensed incorrect tablets for my cat .label correct tablets wrong !

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White Round Pill 3170 V

white tablet round scored ## Based on the description provided, I found your pill to be Furosemide (40 mg). Furosemide is a loop diuretic used in the treatment of congestive heart failure and edema. For more information about this drug, please refer to the link below... If you have any more questions or concerns, please post back and I will be happy to help you. ## Will this 3170 V pill lose potency if old? I was told to take it when valsartan 160/25 doesn't get rid of swollen feet and I haven't needed it until recently (today).

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White round pill 54 583 v.s. White round pill 40

What is the difference? I was taking a white round pill imprinted with 40 and my pharmacy changed it to a white round pill imprinted with 54 583, which does not work as well and results in more swelling. ## A white round pill imprinted with "54 583" is reportedly identified as Furosemide 40 mg, marketed for use in treating fluid retention (edema), heart failure as well as other conditions. NDC: 0054-8299 Inactive Ingredients: -Silicon Dioxide -Lactose Monohydrate -Cellulose, Microcrystalline -Starch, Corn -Sodium Lauryl Sulfate -Sodium Starch Glycolate Type a Potato -Stearic Acid A white round pill imprinted with "40" is reportedly identified as Atorvastatin Calcium 40 mg, marketed for use in treating high cholesterol. NDC: 62175-892 / 42291-145 Inactive Ingredients: -...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Furosemide
  • Injection: 10mg/1ml, 10mg/ml
  • Solution: 10mg/ml, 40mg/5ml
  • Tablet: 20mg, 40mg, 80mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Furosemide: (315 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0010-6738 Disal 12.5 mg Oral Tablet by Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc.
  • 0010-6739 Disal 50 mg Oral Tablet by Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc.
  • 0054-3294 Furosemide 10 mg/ml Oral Solution by Roxane Laboratories, Inc
  • 0054-3298 Furosemide 40 mg/5ml Oral Solution by Roxane Laboratories, Inc
  • 0054-4297 Furosemide 20 mg Oral Tablet by Roxane Laboratories, Inc
  • 0054-4299 Furosemide 40 mg Oral Tablet by Roxane Laboratories, Inc
  • 0054-4301 Furosemide 80 mg Oral Tablet by Roxane Laboratories, Inc
  • 0054-8297 Furosemide 20 mg Oral Tablet by Roxane Laboratories, Inc
  • 0054-8298 Furosemide 40 mg/5ml Oral Solution by Roxane Laboratories, Inc
  • 0054-8299 Furosemide 40 mg Oral Tablet by Roxane Laboratories, Inc
  • 0054-8301 Furosemide 80 mg Oral Tablet by Roxane Laboratories, Inc
  • 0172-2907 Furosemide 40 mg Oral Tablet by Ivax Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 0172-2908 Furosemide 20 mg Oral Tablet by Ivax Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 0378-0208 Furosemide 20 mg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-0216 Furosemide 40 mg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-0232 Furosemide 80 mg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0409-1639 Furosemide 10 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Solution by Hospira, Inc.
  • 0409-6102 Furosemide 10 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Solution by Hospira, Inc.
  • 0409-9631 Furosemide 10 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Solution by Hospira, Inc.
  • 0517-5702 Furosemide 10 mg/ml Intravenous Injection by American Regent, Inc.
  • 295 more results ...

Other drugs which contain Furosemide or a similar ingredient: (1 result)

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Furosemide 40 MG
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furosemide
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FUROSEMIDE 20MG
## Furosemide (20 mg) is a loop diuretic used in the treatment of congestive heart failure and edema. For more informati... 2 replies
Furosemide80mg Tab Ran
have been taking furosemide 40 mg for 25 years it suddenly stopped working and I gained 25 lbs rather guickly. I cannot ... 1 reply
Furosemide and blood thinners
I am having a procedure done and can not have any blood thinners such as aleve or baby aspirin. I take furosemide and wa... 1 reply
Furosemide 20mg tablet side effects and suggestions
I was prescribed by my doctor to take 1 tablet each morning. I have a lot of lung, bone, reflex and other issues. On O2 ... 1 reply
Furosemide dosage
I accidentally took another two furosemide just three hours after my evening dose. Should I be ok? ## Hello, Rick! How a... 1 reply
furosemide 40mg metoprol tar 25mg bedoyecta
Is it ok for my mom to combine these two rx and 1 otc multivitamin? ## Hello, Meemee! How is your mom? As long as both m... 1 reply






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