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    Aldosterone Antagonist. Spironolactone 25 mg.
    TABS: 20 x 25 mg. 50-100 mg dly.
    Congest. card. fail. with oedema
    For manag. of edema an init. dly. dose
    of 100 mg of spironolactone admin. in
    either single or divided doses is
    recom., but may range from 25 mg-
    200 mg dly. Mainten. dose should be
    individ. determin.
    Pts. who tolerate 25 mg once dly. may
    have their dose incr. to 50 mg×1/d. as
    clinic. indic. Pts. who do not tolerate
    25mg ×1/d may have their dose
    reduced to 25 mg every other d.
    Admin. with food.
    Congest. heart fail; Cirrhot. ascites.
    C/I: Acute renal insuffic. , signific. renal
    compromise, anuria; Addison’s dis.;
    Hyperkalaem.; Hypersens. to spironolactone.; Concom. use of
    eplerenone or other K+ spar. diuret.;
    Ped. pts. with moder.- sev. renal impair.;
    Concom. use with other K+conserve.
    diuret., K+supplem. should not be given
    routin. with Aldactone as hyperkalaem.
    may be induced.

    Disothiazide 25
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    Disothiazide 25

    Thiazide Diuretic. Hydrochlorothiazide 25 mg.
    TABS: 30.
    High Blood Pressure: The initial dose is
    12.5 - 25 mg HCTZ/day. The long-term
    dose is usually 12.5 mg HCTZ/day.
    Cardiac/hepatic/renal edema: The initial
    dose is 25 mg or 50 mg HCTZ/day. The
    long-term dose is usually 25 - 100 mg
    Patients with impaired cardiac/liver/
    kidney function: Dose should be
    adjusted. Elderly (above 65 years old):
    Attention should be paid to possible
    restrictions to kidney function. See lit.
    Hypertens., edema.
    C/I: Hypersensitivity to HCTZ or to any of
    the medicine’s ingredients, other
    thiazides, other products which are
    based on sulfonamide; severe
    disturbances to kidney function (renal
    insufficiency with oliguria or anuria);
    glomerulonephritis; severe liver
    impairment like liver failure with
    impaired consciousness (coma and
    hepatic precoma); hypokalaemia;
    hyponatraemia; hypovolaemia;
    hypercalcaemia; high uric acid levels in
    the blood which are causing symptoms
    (patients with gout in the history); gout;
    breastfeeding. See lit.

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    Loop Diuretic. Furosemide 250 mg/25 ml.
    VIALS (sol. for I.V. inject.): 50 x 250 mg/25
    ml. See lit.
    Oliguria in acute/chron. ren. fail. in pts
    with extremely reduced glomerular
    C/I: Hypersens. to furosemide/

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    Loop Diuretic. Furosemide 40 mg.
    TABS: 30, 50 x 40 mg. Ed: Initial: 1/2-2 tabs.
    incr. by 1/2 or 1 tab. every 6-8 hrs.
    depend. on response. See lit.
    Hypertens: Init: 40 mg 2 x dly. Adjust.
    accord. response. Infant and child: 2
    mg/kg bdy wt. incr. by 1-2 mg/kg bdy
    wt. depend. on response. See lit.
    Edem., hypertens.

    Fusid 20 mg / 2 ml
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    Fusid 20 mg / 2 ml

    Loop Diuretic. Furosemide 20 mg / 2 ml.
    AMPS: 5, 25 x 20 mg/2 ml. Initial: 20-40
    mg as single I.V. or I.M./ dose.
    Oligur. due to acute/chron. renal insuffic.
    glom. filt. rate below 20 ml/min,

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    Multiple ingredients

    K+ Sparing Diuretic, Thiazide Diuretic. Amiloride HCl 5 mg, Hydrochlorothiazide 50 mg.
    TABS: 30. Ed: 1-2 tabs. dly. Hypertens: 1
    tab. dly. as single dose or in div. doses.
    Not to exceed 2 tabs. dly.
    Ed: ed. assoc. with congest. card. fail.
    hepat. cirrh. Hypertens: as sole ther.
    agent or to enhance effectiveness of
    other antihypertens. drugs.
    C/I: Anuria, severe progress. renal dis.,
    acute renal fail., elevated serum potass.
    levels, hypersens. to any of compon.

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