Diusex 20mg/2ml

Furosemide 20mg

Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings
Furosemide Pregnancy Warnings
Animal studies have revealed evidence of fetolethality. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. AU TGA pregnancy category C: Drugs which, owing to their pharmacological effects, have caused or may be suspected of causing, harmful effects on the human fetus or neonate without causing malformations. These effects may be reversible. Accompanying texts should be consulted for further details. US FDA pregnancy category C: Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
This drug should not be used during pregnancy unless the benefit outweighs the risk to the fetus; use is contraindicated according to some authorities. AU TGA pregnancy category: C US FDA pregnancy category: C Comments: Use of this drug during pregnancy requires monitoring of electrolytes, hematocrit, and fetal growth.

Furosemide Breastfeeding Warnings
Caution is recommended as use is contraindicated according to some authorities. Excreted into human milk: Yes Comments: The effects in the nursing infant are unknown.

References for pregnancy information
  1. Cerner Multum, Inc. "Australian Product Information." O 0
  2. Cerner Multum, Inc. "UK Summary of Product Characteristics." O 0
  3. "Product Information. Lasix (furosemide)." sanofi-aventis , Bridgewater, NJ.
References for breastfeeding information
  1. Cerner Multum, Inc. "UK Summary of Product Characteristics." O 0
  2. Cerner Multum, Inc. "Australian Product Information." O 0
  3. "Product Information. Lasix (furosemide)." sanofi-aventis , Bridgewater, NJ.

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.