Furosemide

DOSAGE FORMS

Capsule, Oral Suspension

GENERAL

Furosemide, a diuretic, is used to remove excess fluid from the body in conditions such as heart disease, lung disease, and swelling. It may also be used in racehorses that get nosebleeds when they race.

PROPER USAGE

Furosemide should be used with caution when your pet has: sulfa allergy, kidney disease, diabetes, or electrolyte imbalance. Make sure your pet has plenty of food and water while on this medication. It is usually dosed 1-3 times daily with or without food

SIDE EFFECTS

Electrolyte and salt imbalance: excessive thirst, tiredness, restlessness, lack of urination, racing heartbeat, contact your veterinarian. Can harm the nerves in the ear responsible for hearing in cats: loss of balance, contact vet.

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