Furosemide injections 20 mg for hypertension (diuretic, Frusemide, Lasix)
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General information on Japanese Furosemide injections 20 mg for hypertension (diuretic, Frusemide, Lasix)
Package details: 50 vials * 2 ml
Manufacturer: Nichi-Iko Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd., Japan
Active ingredients: furosemide (chemical formula C12H11ClN2O5S)
Medical effect: Furosemide injections are effective for the following purposes:
- treatment of hypertension (main indication for use of Furosemide injections),
- treatment of malignant hypertension,
- treatment of cardiac edema (congestive heart failure), renal edema, hepatic edema, cerebral edema,
- treatment of oliguria due to acute or chronic renal failure,
- promoting excretion of urinary calculi.
Contraindications and precautions: do not use for pregnant, possibly pregnant or breastfeeding women. Do not use for patients with anuria, hepatic coma, reduced levels of sodium or potassium in body fluids, renal failure resulting from intoxication with nephrotoxic or hepatotoxic substances, decreased circulating blood volume or decreased blood pressure.
As this medicine may provoke the sudden dizziness, the patient should take care when working at heights, operating dangerous machinery, or driving a car.
If an allergic reaction occurs, stop taking the medicine and consult with your doctor. If you’re taking any other medication or receiving any other treatment, you have to consult with your doctor before use.
Dosage and administration
For hypertension (essential, renal, etc.), malignant hypertension, cardiac edema (congestive heart failure), renal edema, hepatic edema, cerebral edema, promotion of urinary stone excretion: for adults, inject once a day intravenously or intramuscularly.
For oliguria due to acute or chronic renal failure: inject intravenously.
The period of treatment should be prescribed by doctor in charge according to symptoms.
How effective are Furosemide injections 20 mg from Japan for hypertension (diuretic, Frusemide, Lasix)?
Furosemide is a loop diuretic medication, inhibiting Na and Cl reabsorption in the renal tubule and causing more sodium, chloride, and potassium to stay in the urine. Furosemide injections provide diuretic effect, reducing circulatory blood flow and subsequently lowering the blood pressure.
Who should use Furosemide injections 20 mg from Japan?
Furosemide injections are effective for the treatment of hypertension, malignant hypertension, edema caused by cardiac/renal/hepatic/peripheral vascular disorder, oliguria due to acute or chronic renal failure, and to promote excretion of urinary calculi. This well-known preparation has showed great result in treatment of edema, allowing most of patient to reach edema-free state and for others to reach a stable weight with significant residual fluid retention (L. Wertheimer, H. Almondhiry, B. Khero. “Furosemide, a New Diuretic in Edematous States Clinical Studies in Patients With Congestive Heart Failure and Cirrhosis of the Liver”. Archives of internal medicine, 1967, 119(2):189-194).