Furosemide Oral Tablet 40Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Furosemide: Oral tablet (40mg)

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Furosemide 40mg Tab
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: MYLAN 216  |  40
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Furosemide 40mg Tab
Sandoz Inc
Pill Identification: GG 201 
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Furosemide 40mg Tab
Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: RE 23 
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Furosemide 40mg Tab
Qualitest Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: 3170 V 
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Furosemide 40mg Tab
Ivax Pharmaceuticals Inc a Division of Teva USA
Pill Identification: Z 2907 

What is this Medicine?

FUROSEMIDE (fyoor OH se mide) is a diuretic. It helps you make more urine and to lose salt and excess water from your body. This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure, and edema or swelling from heart, kidney, or liver disease.

CVS/pharmacy Patient Statistics for Furosemide: Oral tablet(40mg)
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*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Furosemide 40mg Tablet

NDC: 003780216
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Edema, Renal Impairment, Hypertension, Heart Failure, Chronic Lung Disease (CLD), Pulmonary Edema, Nephrotic Syndrome

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Ascites, Hypertension

Storage Information
Store at room temperature (between 59 to 86 degrees F)
Protect from light
Furosemide 40mg Tablet
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Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: MYLAN 216  |  40
Shape: round
Color: white

Reported Side Effects for Furosemide 40mg Tablet

Low Magnesium Levels Incidence:
12.4%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Potassium Levels Incidence:
38.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Furosemide 40mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Furosemide 40mg Tablet(Furosemide)
Alcohol and Loop diuretics(Furosemide)
Although an interaction is possible, Ethanol (alchohol) and Loop Diuretics (examples: Bumetanide, Furosemide, Torsemide) may be used together. Ethanol or alchohol-containing beverages may increase the effects of Loop Diuretics on your blood pressure. If the blood pressure drops too low, you may become dizzy or feel faint. To limit this interaction, avoid alcohol-containing beverages and do not stand or sit up too quickly. Contact your prescriber if you have dizziness which does not go away.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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