Diusex 20mg/2ml

Furosemide 20mg

IV Incompatibilities
Solution: Fructose10W, invert sugar 10% in multiple electrolyte #2
Additive: Amiodarone (at high concentrations of both drugs), buprenorphine, chlorpromazine, diazepam, dobutamine, eptifibatide, erythromycin lactobionate, gentamicin(?), hydrocortisone(?), isoproterenol, meperidine, metoclopramide, netilmicin, papaveretum, prochlorperazine, promethazine
Syringe: Caffeine, doxapram, doxorubicin, eptifibatide, metoclopramide, milrinone, droperidol, vinblastine, vincristine
Y-site: Alatrofloxacin, amiodarone (incompatible at furosemide 10 mg/mL; possibly compatible at 1 mg/mL), chlorpromazine, ciprofloxacin, cisatracurium (incompatible at cisatracurium >2 mg/mL; possibly compatible at 0.1 mg/mL), clarithromycin, diltiazem, diphenhydramine, dobutamine, dopamine, doxorubicin (incompatible at furosemide 10 mg/mL and doxorubicin 2 mg/mL; possibly compatible at furosemide 3 mg/mL and doxorubicin 0.2 mg/mL), droperidol, eptifibatide, esmolol, famotidine(?), fenoldopam, gatifloxacin, gemcitabine, gentamicin(?), hydralazine, idarubicin, labetalol, levofloxacin, meperidine, metoclopramide, midazolam, milrinone, morphine, netilmicin, nicardipine, ondansetron, quinidine, thiopental, vecuronium, vinblastine, vincristine, vinorelbine
Not specified: Tetracycline

IV Compatibilities
Additive: Cimetidine, epinephrine, heparin, nitroglycerin, potassium chloride, verapamil
Syringe: Heparin
Y-site: Epinephrine, fentanyl, heparin, norepinephrine, nitroglycerin, potassium chloride, verapamil(?), vitamins B and C

IV Preparation
Solution: No preparation needed (available form: 10 mg/mL)

IV Administration
Injection: Inject directly or into tubing of actively running IV over 1-2 minutes
Administer undiluted IV injections at rate of 20-40 mg/min; not to exceed 4 mg/min for short-term intermittent infusion; in children, give 0.5 mg/kg/min, titrated to effect
Use infusion solution within 24 hours

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use Diusex 20mg/2ml only for the indication prescribed.