Furosemide

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Furosemide

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  • 20 mg (sold per tablet)
  • 40 mg (sold per tablet)
  • Oral Sol 10 mg/ml 60 ml
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Furosemide is a diuretic used to treat fluid retention (edema) in dogs, cats, and horses with congestive heart failure, liver disease, or certain kidney disease. Furosemide is also used to treat high blood pressure. Furosemide for dogs and cats is sold as a 10 mg/ml 60 ml bottle oral solution or by the tablet and sold for dogs, cats, and horses as a 50 mg/ml injectable solution. Furosemide for cats, dogs, and horses requires a prescription from your veterinarian. Furosemide is a potent diuretic which works by blocking the absorption of salt and fluid in the kidney tubules causing an increase in urine output.

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PRODUCT OVERVIEW

WHAT IS FUROSEMIDE?
Furosemide is a diuretic used to treat fluid retention (edema) in dogs, cats, and horses with congestive heart failure, liver disease, or certain kidney disease. Furosemide is also used to treat high blood pressure. It is sold as a 10 mg/ml 60 ml bottle oral solution or by the tablet and sold for dogs, cats, and horses as a 50 mg/ml injectable solution. This product requires a prescription from your veterinarian.
FOR:
Dogs and Cats

HOW DOES FUROSEMIDE WORK?

BENEFITS:
•Treats excessive fluid accumulation and swelling caused by heart failure and other health problems

•Easy to administer

•Sold as 10 mg/ml 60 ml bottle oral solution or by the tablet for dogs and cats and as a 50 mg/ml injectable solution for horses, cats, and dogs

SIDE EFFECTS:
If any of the following serious side effects occur, stop giving and seek emergency veterinary medical attention; an allergic reaction (hives, difficulty breathing, swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat). Stop giving furosemide and call your veterinarian at once if any of these serious side effects occur; dry mouth, thirst, nausea and vomiting, weakness, drowsiness, restlessness, irregular heartbeat, muscle pain or weakness, urinating less than usual or not at all, bleeding, unusual weakness, hair loss, “bulls-eye” lesions, vesicles around mouth, ears, and groin; hearing loss, nausea, stomach pain, fever, loss of appetite, dark urine, or jaundice. Continue giving and talk with your veterinarian if any of these less serious side effects should occur: diarrhea, constipation, or stomach pain, headache, dizziness, or blurred vision. Side effects other than those listed in this guide may also occur. Talk to your veterinarian about any side effect that seems unusual or especially bothersome to your pet or horse.

INSTRUCTIONS

CARE INSTRUCTIONS:
Furosemide will make your pet urinate more often than usual so your pet or horse should have drinking water readily available to prevent dehydration and electrolyte imbalance. Do not give larger amounts of this medication, or give it for longer than recommended by veterinarian. Your veterinarian may occasionally change the dose of this medication to make sure your pet or horse gets the best results from it. Periodic blood tests as well as kidney or liver function tests may be necessary. For dogs and cats of all weights, the usual dose is 1-2 mg/lb of pet’s body weight given once or twice daily (at 6 to 8 hour intervals) or as directed by your veterinarian.
DIRECTIONS:
Use As Directed By Veterinarian

DOSAGE

DOGS:
•All Weights: The usual dose is 1-2 mg/lb of pet’s body weight given once or twice daily (at 6 to 8 hour intervals) or as directed by your veterinarian.
CATS:
•All Weights: The usual dose is 1-2 mg/lb of pet’s body weight given once or twice daily (at 6 to 8 hour intervals) or as directed by your veterinarian.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

QUESTIONS:
1. What is the most important thing I should know about Furosemide?

2. How does this product work?

3. How should Furosemide be given?

4. What should I be cautious of with this product?

5. What active ingredients are in Furosemide?

ANSWERS:
1. It is used to treat fluid retention (edema) in dogs, cats, and horses with congestive heart failure, liver disease, or certain kidney disease. It is also used to treat high blood pressure. This product is sold as a 10 mg/ml 60 ml bottle oral solution or by the tablet as a 50 mg/ml injectable solution. This product requires a prescription.

2. Furosemide is a potent diuretic which works by blocking the absorption of salt and fluid in the kidney tubules causing an increase in urine output.

3. Furosemide will make your pet urinate more often than usual so your pet or horse should have drinking water readily available to prevent dehydration and electrolyte imbalance. Do not give larger amounts of this medication, or give it for longer than recommended. Periodic blood tests as well as kidney or liver function tests may be necessary. For dogs and cats of all weights, the usual dose is 1-2 mg/lb of pet’s body weight given once or twice daily (at 6 to 8 hour intervals) or as directed by your veterinarian. 

4. Keep plenty of water available for your pet to drink. Furosemide can make your pet’s skin sensitive to sunlight. There are possible adverse interactions with other drugs, so fully disclose to your veterinarian what you are giving your pet or horse. This medication should not be used in pregnant or nursing animals.

5. The active ingredient in this product is Furosemide.

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