Item Number: FRUSOL50
Frusol 50mg/5ml Oral Solution
Each 5ml contains 50 milligrams Furosemide
Excipient(s) with known effect:
Each 5ml Oral Solution contains 0.5ml ethanol and 2.5g liquid maltitol.
4.1 Therapeutic indications
Furosemide is indicated in all conditions requiring prompt diuresis, including cardiac, pulmonary, hepatic and renal oedema, peripheral oedema due to mechanical obstruction or venous insufficiency and hypertension.
It is also indicated for the maintenance therapy of mild oedema of any origin.
4.2 Posology and method of administration
The usual initial daily dose is 50mg. This may be adjusted until an effective dose is achieved.
1 to 3mg/Kg body weight daily up to a maximum total dose of 50mg/day.
In the elderly, Furosemide is generally eliminated more slowly. Dosage should be titrated until the required response is achieved.
Method of administration
For oral use.
Suitable for administration via nasogastric (NG) or percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tubes. For further instructions see section 6.6.
The medication should be administered in the morning to avoid nocturnal diuresis.