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Fruselac Tablet

Fruselac Tablet

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10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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MRP 51.20
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Fruselac Tablet Description

Fruselac tablet is used to treat oedema (swelling due to water retention in the body) associated with various conditions like heart, liver and kidney problems and resistant hypertension. It removes e

cess water and electrolytes from the body and maintains the potassium level in the blood. This medicine is a combination medicine containing furosemide and spironolactone as active ingredients. Fruselac tablet should be taken as directed by the doctor and in the correct doses and for the exact duration as prescribed. Before using the Fruselac tablet, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or are breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history.

Product Summary

Offer Price₹43.52
You Save₹7.68 (15% on MRP)
ContainsSpironolactone(50.0 Mg) + Frusemide / Furosemide(20.0 Mg)
UsesOedema, hypertension
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, stomach pain, nausea, vomiting
TherapyDIURETIC
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Uses of Fruselac Tablet

Fruselac tablet is used in the treatment of oedema (swelling due to water retention in the body) associated with kidney (adrenal gland), heart and liver problems. It is also used to treat resistant hy...
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Contraindications of Fruselac Tablet

  • If you are allergic to furosemide, spironolactone or any other ingredients of Fruselac tablet.
  • If you are allergic to sulphonamides like sulfadiazine or co-trimoxazole.
  • If you have problems associated with the liver or kidney.
  • If you have hepatic coma (brain damage due to disturbed liver functions).
  • If you are dehydrated or have been told that you have a low blood volume.
  • If you are unable to pass urine.
  • If you have increased or decreased potassium or sodium level in your blood.
  • If you have Addison's disease.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Side effects of Fruselac Tablet

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Weakness
  • Dehydration
  • Muscle cramps

Precautions and Warnings of Fruselac Tablet

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Fruselac tablet during pregnancy?
A:
It is not advised to take the Fruselac tablet during pregnancy until it is considered essential by the doctor and potential benefits to the mother exceed the risk. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant or planning to have a baby.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Fruselac tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of the Fruselac tablet pass into the breastmilk. Hence, it should not be used during breastfeeding. Consult your doctor before using this medicine while breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Fruselac tablet?
A:
Fruselac tablet may make you dizzy, feel sleepy and may also reduce alertness. You should avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Fruselac tablet?
A:
You should avoid consuming alcohol while on treatment with Fruselac tablet as it increases the chance of liver damage and side effects of this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have liver or kidney, prostate problems or have difficulty in passing urine.
  • You have low blood pressure, diabetes, gout or decreased blood sodium levels.
  • You have high potassium levels or are on potassium supplements as it can lead to increased potassium levels in the blood and thus should be used with caution.
  • You have a condition called lupus (systemic lupus erythematosus).
  • You are an elderly patient, have dementia (impairment of memory, communication and thinking) and are on risperidone or are on other medicines that can cause a drop in blood pressure.
  • Your doctor may advise frequent tests during the medication to monitor levels of electrolytes (sodium, potassium, creatinine and glucose) in the blood. You should inform the doctor or laboratory perso...
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  • You are taking other water pills.
  • You are above 65 years of age.
  • Fruselac may produce vocal changes, so treatment consideration is taken into account for those who are associated with acting, singing and the teaching field.
  • Fruselac tablet should not be used in children below 18 years of age.

Mode of Action of Fruselac Tablet

How Does It Work?

  • Furosemide is a diuretic that helps in removing extra water and electrolytes from the body. So, the overloading on the heart and liver decreases. It also removes potassium from the body.
  • Spironolactone also being a diuretic, removes water but conserves potassium in the body. So, the effect on the potassium level gets balanced. By decreasing load on the heart, this medicine helps in tr...
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Directions for Use of Fruselac Tablet

Take Fruselac tablet with a glass of water, preferably with food. Swallow the whole tablet, do not break, cut or chew it. Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you. Take it regular...
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Interactions of Fruselac Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way the Fruselac tablet works or the Fruselac tablet itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially if you are taking medicines to treat high blood pressure, heart failure, high/abnormal cholesterol levels, blood thinners, anti-infectives, anti-diabetics, anti-asthmatics, pain killers, im...
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Interactions with food items

Fruselac tablet should be taken along with food as food increases the effectiveness of this medicine.

Storage and disposal of Fruselac Tablet

  • Store Fruselac tablets below 25°C in a clean and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
  • Discard unused medicine properly. Do not flush it in the toilet or throw it into the drain.

Dosage of Fruselac Tablet

Overdose

Excess of Fruselac tablet will cause symptoms of overdose like dehydration, sleepiness, excessive urination, reduced alertness, confusion, disturbed heart rhythm, low blood pressure and altered brain ...
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Missed a Dose

Missing a dose of Fruselac tablet may reduce the effectiveness of the treatment. If you miss any dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it's time for your next dose, skip ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Fruselac tablet cure acne?

A: No, this medicine does not cure acne. Fruselac tablet is used to treat oedema or swelling in various body parts due to resistant hypertension, liver cirrhosis, hyperaldosteronism (overproduction of aldosterone) and chronic heart failure. You should not use this tablet without consulting a doctor.

Q: Is Fruselac tablet habit-forming?

A: No habit-forming tendencies were found with Fruselac tablets.

Q: Is Fruselac tablet a steroid?

A: No, Fruselac tablet is not a steroid. It is a diuretic medicine used to reduce oedema, hypertension, which removes excess fluid from the body.

Q: What is the composition of Fruselac tablet?

A: The composition of Fruselac tablet includes a combination medicine containing furosemide and spironolactone as active ingredients.

Q: What is the use of Fruselac tablet?

A: Fruselac tablet is used in the treatment of oedema (swelling due to water retention in the body) associated with kidney (adrenal gland), heart and liver problems. It is also used to treat resistant hypertension, a condition in which the blood pressure remains high despite the simultaneous use of three hypertension medicines.
Product Details
Brand
FRUSELAC
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
29/04/2025
Last Updated on: 09 May 2022 | 09:35 AM (IST)

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