Diucontin K

Manufactured by: Modi Mundi Pharma Pvt Ltd

Contains / Salt: Furosemide (20 mg) + Potassium Chloride (300 mg)

Prescription Required

246 people have bought this recently

Diucontin K

Manufactured by: Modi Mundi Pharma Pvt Ltd

Contains / Salt: Furosemide (20 mg) + Potassium Chloride (300 mg)

Prescription Required

246 people have bought this recently

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Diucontin K Information

Diucontin K is a prescription drug, available for use as Tablet. The alternative uses of Diucontin K have also been explained below.

The optimal dosage of Diucontin K is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Diucontin K as well, which are listed below. Normally, these side effects of Diucontin K are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

In addition, Diucontin K's effect is Safe during pregnancy and Safe for lactating mothers. In addition, Diucontin K's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Diucontin K related warnings section.

Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Diarrhea (Loose Motions), Dehydration, Hyperkalemia must refrain from the use of Diucontin K since this can cause severe adverse effects. Some other conditions that can be affected by Diucontin K are listed in the contraindications section below.

Drug interactions for Diucontin K have been reported in the medical literature. Refer to the list below for further details.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Diucontin K is considered safe while driving, and is addictive.

  1. Diucontin K Benefits & Uses
  2. Diucontin K Dosage & How to Take
  3. Diucontin K Side Effects
  4. Diucontin K Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Diucontin K with Other Drugs
  6. Diucontin K Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Diucontin K
  8. Diucontin K Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Diucontin K Benefits & Uses

Diucontin K is used to treat the following -

  1. Potassium Deficiency
  2. Edema

Diucontin K Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Diucontin K

Furosemide
Potassium Chloride

Diucontin K Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Diucontin K 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. Allergic reaction
  9. Anxiety Mild
  10. Confusion
  11. Diarrhoea
  12. Weak Muscles
  13. Stomach ache
  14. Weakness
  15. Abdominal Pain Mild
  16. Restlessness

Diucontin K Related Warnings

Is the use of Diucontin K safe for pregnant women?

Diucontin K is safe for pregnant women.

Is the use of Diucontin K safe during breastfeeding?

Diucontin K is completely safe for breastfeeding women.

What is the effect of Diucontin K on the Kidneys?

Diucontin K is completely safe for kidneys.

What is the effect of Diucontin K on the Liver?

There are no any side effects of Diucontin K on the liver.

What is the effect of Diucontin K on the Heart?

There are no any side effects of Diucontin K for the heart.

Severe Interaction of Diucontin K with Other Drugs

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

Diucontin K Contraindications

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

  1. Diabetes
  2. Diarrhea (Loose Motions)
  3. Dehydration
  4. Kidney Disease
  5. Hyperkalemia
  6. Gastritis

Frequently asked Questions about Diucontin K

Is this Diucontin K habit forming or addictive?

Forming a habit of Diucontin K has not been reported.

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

Yes, it is safe to do these activities or work after taking Diucontin K as it does not make you drowsy.

Is it safe?

Yes, Diucontin K is safe for use.

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Diucontin K is not used to treat mental disorders.

Diucontin K Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Diucontin K

Taking Diucontin K with food is safe.

Interaction between Alcohol and Diucontin K

Information about the interaction of Diucontin K and alcohol is not currently available because this topic has not been researched yet.

Diucontin K FAQs

Question over 1 year ago

Can I take Diucontin K to lose weight?

Dr. Suhas Bhargav MBBS , General Physician

Diucontin K is not meant to reduce weight and it can be harmful for patients to take this medicine without doctor's advice because it can cause dehydration due to excessive urination which results in loss of electrolytes from your body. Loss of electrolytes from your body can cause symptoms such as muscle cramps, weakness, and tiredness.

Question over 1 year ago

Does Diucontin K cause headache?

Aakash Shah MBBS, MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Diucontin K can cause headache, this occurs rarely. It is a known side effect of this drug. However, the exact cause behind this is unknown. If you experience a severe headache after taking this drug, consider taking a mild painkiller, applying balms and complete rest. Even if the pain does not subside then discuss with your doctor immediately.

Question almost 2 years ago

Can I take Diucontin K without consulting a doctor?

Dr. Sameer Awadhiya MBBS , Pediatrics

Diucontin K is a prescription drug, hence do not take Diucontin K without consulting doctor. It can be harmful for patients to take this medicine without doctor's advice.

Question over 1 year ago

Does Diucontin K cause hair loss?

Dr. Anjum Mujawar MBBS , Diabetology

No, use of Diucontin K does not cause hair loss in the patients who are taking it. However, if you notice any unusual hair loss then consult it with your doctor.

Question almost 2 years ago

Does Diucontin K reduce blood pressure?

ravi udawat MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Diucontin K reduces the blood pressure. It works by increasing the rate of urine formation by inhibiting the sodium and potassium reabsorption from the kidney, this leads to decrease in blood volume and blood pressure which provides relief from swelling and high blood pressure to the patient. 

This medicine data has been created by -
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B.Pharma, Pharmacy
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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. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Potassium Chloride
  5. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 1041-1042
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