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Lasix 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

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15 Tablet(s) in Strip
10.33*
MRP 12.60
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Frusemide / Furosemide(40.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
DIURETIC

Medical Description

Lasix tablet contains furosemide, which is diuretic medicine. It is used for the treatment of swelling over the body due to heart disease, lung disease, liver disease or kidney disease. It is also use...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Other Products
    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Lasix 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Lasix tablet is used for the treatment of swelling over the body due to heart disease, lung disease, liver disease or kidney disease. It is also used for the treatment of high blood pressure.
contraindications

Contraindications of Lasix 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to this medicine or any of the other ingredients of the Lasix tablet.
  • If you have an underlying medical condition.
  • If you are allergic to sulfonamide medicine.
  • If you have low blood volume and dehydration.
  • If your doctor tells you that you have low sodium and low potassium level in blood.
  • If the patient has a coma or is in the initial stage of coma.
  • If you have kidney failure due to some medicines.
  • If you are a lactating woman.
  • If you have a rare hereditary blood disorder called porphyria.
sideEffects

Side effects of Lasix 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Blurring of vision
  • Lightheadedness
  • Dehydration
  • Electrolyte imbalance
  • Fast/irregular heartbeat
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Lasix 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Lasix tablet during pregnancy?
A:
It is not recommended to be used during pregnancy due to limited information available on its safety. Take this medicine only if only if it is considered to be clearly essential.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Lasix tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Breast-feeding is not advisable if you are taking this medicine as the active ingredient of this medicine can pass into breast milk and affect the newborn.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Lasix tablet?
A:
Lasix tablet may make you dizzy and feel sleepy, which can influence your ability to drive. Hence caution is advised while driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Lasix tablet?
A:
It is advised not to consume alcohol during the treatment with Lasix tablet, as it may lower your blood pressure and may lead to side effects like dizziness or drowsiness.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have an pre-existing medical condition such as, liver or kidney disease, low blood pressure, diabetes or gout etc.
  • You are already on certain medications like painkillers, other anti-hypertensive medicines etc.
  • You have dizziness, fainting or loss of consciousness.
  • You have difficulty in urination.
  • You have low protein level in the blood, high blood calcium level. You may be asked to check the electrolyte levels before and after initiation of treatment.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Lasix 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

How Does It Work?

It works by decreasing sodium, chloride and water absorption from the kidney, causing its excretion through urine. Thus, it reduces body swelling by secreting extra salt and water through urine, causi...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Lasix 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • Take Lasix tablet with or without food as prescribed by your doctor.
  • This tablet can be taken with or without food.
  • It is recommended to take the tablet at the same time everyday for better blood pressure control
interactions

Interactions of Lasix 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way the Lasix tablet works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time. Tell your doctor about all the medicines, suppl...
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  • Especially, if you are taking medicines to treat high blood pressure, heart failure, blood-thinners, anti-infectives, anti-diabetics, anti-asthmatics, pain killers, immunosuppressants like ciclosporin...
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  • Other medicines that should be used with caution are anti-epileptic medicines, oral contraceptives, etc.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Lasix 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • Store Lasix tablet at a temperature below 25°C in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Lasix 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose of may include dehydration, low blood pressure etc. If you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital immediately.

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Lasix tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a double dose o...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Does Lasix tablet cause weight loss?

A: Lasix tablet does not cause fat loss. It causes weight loss if extra weight is due to swelling over the body by excretion of extra water through urine.

Q: How does Lasix tablet cause a decrease in blood pressure?

A: Lasix tablet causes a decrease in blood pressure by excretion of extra salt and water through urine.

Q: How does Lasix tablet cause an increase in uric acid level in blood?

A: Lasix tablet causes a decrease in uric acid absorption in the kidney, causing an increase in blood uric acid level. This can cause gout.

Q: How does Lasix tablet cause a decrease in potassium level in blood?

A: Lasix tablet causes decreased potassium absorption in the kidney and it is excreted through urine, causing decreased potassium level in the blood. Therefore, patients having low potassium levels in the blood should take potassium-rich food such as banana, sweet potato, spinach.

Q: What are the side effects of the Lasix tablet?

A: Dizziness, headache, blurring of vision, lightheadedness, dehydration are a few common side effects of Lasix tablets. These symptoms are usually mild and get resolved with time.

Q: How should I take the Lasix tablet?

A: You should take the Lasix tablet exactly as told by your doctor. But it is advised to take your medicine at the same time each day to get maximum effect.

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Quick Summary

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ContainsFrusemide / Furosemide(40.0 Mg)
UsesHigh blood pressure and swelling
Side effectsDizziness, headache, blurring of vision, lightheadedness, dehydration
Last Updated on: 16 Nov 2021 | 11:10 AM (IST)
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