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Amifru

Manufactured by: Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Contains / Salt: Furosemide (40 mg) + Amiloride (5 mg)

Prescription Required

289 people have bought this recently

Amifru

Manufactured by: Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Contains / Salt: Furosemide (40 mg) + Amiloride (5 mg)

Prescription Required

289 people have bought this recently

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Amifru Benefits & Uses

Amifru is used to treat the following -

Amifru Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Amifru

Furosemide
Amiloride

Amifru Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Amifru is used -

  1. Dehydration Moderate
  2. Decreased potassium level in blood
  3. Hearing Loss Severe
  4. Hypoglycemia (Low blood sugar level)
  5. Dizziness Mild
  6. Vertigo Mild
  7. Nausea or vomiting
  8. Diarrhoea
  9. Headache Mild
  10. Tiredness
  11. Cough Mild
  12. Impotence
  13. Constipation Moderate
  14. Rash
  15. Joint pain
  16. Confusion
  17. Chest Pain Moderate

Amifru Related Warnings

Is the use of Amifru safe for pregnant women?

Side effects of Amifru during pregnancy are not known because scientific research on this topic hasn't been done.

Is the use of Amifru safe during breastfeeding?

No research work has been carried out till date on effect of Amifru on breastfeeding women. So it is not known whether taking Amifru will cause side effects or not.

What is the effect of Amifru on the Kidneys?

Consumption of Amifru can harm the kidneys. So it is important to take medical advice beforehand.

What is the effect of Amifru on the Liver?

Effects of Amifru on the liver can be severe. It is not safe for use without doctor's advice.

What is the effect of Amifru on the Heart?

Very few cases of side effects of Amifru on the heart have been reported.

Severe Interaction of Amifru with Other Drugs

Amifru should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Amiodarone

Quinapril

Valsartan

Hydrochlorothiazide

Ramipril

Olmesartan

Lithium

Amlodipine,Benazepril

    Aspirin

      Ibuprofen

      Lithium

      Amifru Contraindications

      If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Amifru unless your doctor advises you to do so -

      1. Diabetes
      2. Hyperkalemia
      3. Diabetes
      4. Dehydration
      5. Liver Disease
      6. Kidney Disease

      Frequently asked Questions about Amifru

      Is this Amifru habit forming or addictive?

      Amifru is not addictive in nature.

      Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

      Yes, you can comfortably use machinery or drive after taking Amifru since it will not make you feel sleepy.

      Is it safe?

      Yes, but consume Amifru only on doctor's advice.

      Is it able to treat mental disorders?

      There is no benefit of taking Amifru for mental disorders.

      Amifru Interactions with Food and Alcohol

      Interaction between Food and Amifru

      Some foods when eaten with Amifru can alter the onset of actions. Discuss this with your doctor.

      Interaction between Alcohol and Amifru

      No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Amifru with alcohol will be.

      This medicine data has been created by -
      Vikas Chauhan
      B.Pharma, Pharmacy
      3 Years of Experience

      References

      1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Lasix (furosemide)
      2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 574
      3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 602-604
      4. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 590
      5. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 444-445