Furosemide - Side Effects SOLUTION

Side Effects for FUROSEMIDE (solution) are also known as adverse reactions. Below is a summary of known side effects for Furosemide. If you experience side effects when taking Furosemide, be sure to tell your doctor.

Adverse Reactions

Adverse reactions are categorized below by organ system and listed by decreasing severity.

Gastrointestinal System Reactions
  • hepatic encephalopathy in patients with hepatocellular insufficiency
  • pancreatitis
  • jaundice (intrahepatic cholestatic jaundice)
  • increased liver enzymes
  • anorexia
  • 6.oral and gastric irritation
  • 7.cramping
  • 8.diarrhea
  • 9.constipation
  • 10.nausea
  • 11.vomiting
Systemic Hypersensitivity Reactions
  • Severe anaphylactic or anaphylactoid reactions (e.g. with shock)
  • systemic vasculitis
  • 3.interstitial nephritis
  • 4.necrotizing angiitis
Central Nervous System Reactions
  • tinnitus and hearing loss
  • paresthesias
  • vertigo
  • dizziness
  • 5.headache
  • 6.blurred vision
  • 7.xanthopsia
Hematologic Reactions
  • aplastic anemia
  • thrombocytopenia
  • agranulocytosis
  • hemolytic anemia
  • 5.leukopenia
  • 6.anemia
  • 7.eosinophilia
Systemic Hypersensitivity Reactions
  • toxic epidermal necrolysis
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • erythema multiforme
  • drug rash with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms
  • acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis
  • 6.exfoliative dermatitis
  • 7.bullous pemphigoid
  • 8.purpura
  • 9.photosensitivity
  • 10.rash
  • 11.pruritus
  • 12.urticaria
Cardiovascular Reaction
  • Orthostatic hypotension may occur and be aggravated by alcohol, barbiturates or narcotics.
  • Increase in cholesterol and triglyceride serum levels.
Other Reactions
  • hyperglycemia
  • glycosuria
  • hyperuricemia
  • muscle spasm
  • weakness
  • 6.restlessness
  • 7.urinary bladder spasm
  • 8.thrombophlebitis
  • 9.fever

Whenever adverse reactions are moderate or severe, furosemide dosage should be reduced or therapy withdrawn.

This drug label information is as submitted to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and is intended for informational purposes only. If you think you may have a medical emergency, immediately call your doctor or dial 911. You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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