Laboratories

FUREDEM

Diuretic
Injectable use
25 ml and 50 ml bottles

Composition: each 1 ml contains 50 mg of Furosemide.
Indications: pulmonary edema, pulmonary congestion, ascites.
Cattle: edema of udder and associated structures.
Horses: noninflammatory edema, edema by poisoning, edema in wounds, laminitis, anasarca.
Dogs and cats: treatment of edema (pulmonary edema, ascites) associated with heart failure and noninflammatory acute edema.
Administration and dosage: by intramuscular (IM) route or slow intravenous (IV) infusion.
Horses: 250 to 500 mg (5 to 10 ml), once or twice a day, at intervals not less than 6 or 8 hours.
Cattle: 250 mg (5 ml) every 12 hours; the treatment should not exceed 48 hours postpartum.
Dogs and cats: 12.5 to 25 mg (0.25 to 0.5 ml) per 5 kg body weight, once or twice a day.
The treatment must be repeated until the edema disappears; if necessary, it can be established a maintenance therapy to prevent recurrence (for example, in heart failure).
Administer according to professional criteria.
Contraindications: do not administer to animals with acute glomerulonephritis, acute renal insufficiency, anuria, digitalis overdosing, severe liver cirrhosis, hypokalemia. This diuretic should be used with caution in disorders of micturition. Be careful with dosage as furosemide increases the action of antihypertensive drugs. Do not use it in combination with cephalosporins because cephalosporin nephrotoxicity may be favored.