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    Amifru Plus Tablet Information

    Amifru Plus Tablet is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Tablet. The alternative uses of Amifru Plus Tablet have also been explained below.

    The right dosage of Amifru Plus Tablet depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

    While these are the most often observed Amifru Plus Tablet side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Usually, these side effects of Amifru Plus Tablet go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

    Furthermore, you should know that effect of Amifru Plus Tablet is Unknown for pregnant women and Unknown for women who are breastfeeding. In addition, Amifru Plus Tablet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Amifru Plus Tablet related warnings section.

    Amifru Plus Tablet is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Hyperkalemia, Diabetes, Dehydration as it can result in adverse effects. Other contraindications of Amifru Plus Tablet have been discussed in the sections ahead.

    Drug reaction of Amifru Plus Tablet with other medicines has been reported. See below for a complete list.

    You should also be aware that Amifru Plus Tablet is safe while driving, and is addiction.



    Amifru Plus Tablet Benefits & Uses

    Amifru Plus Tablet is used to treat the following -

    Other Benefits

    Amifru Plus Tablet Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    Adult
    • Disease: High Blood Pressure
    • Before or After Meal: Either
    • Single Maximum Dose: 1 Tablet
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: strength 40 mg furosemide and 5 mg amiloride
    Geriatric
    • Disease: High Blood Pressure
    • Before or After Meal: Either
    • Single Maximum Dose: 1 Tablet
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: strength 40 mg furosemide and 5 mg amiloride

    Amifru Plus Tablet Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Amifru Plus Tablet safe for pregnant women?


      No research has not been done till date on the safety of Amifru for pregnant women. So its effects on pregnant women are unknown.

    • Is the use of Amifru Plus Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


      In the absence of any scientific study about the side effects of Amifru in breastfeeding women, information on safety of Amifru is unavailable.

    • What is the effect of Amifru Plus Tablet on the Kidneys?


      Consumption of Amifru can harm the kidneys. So it is important to take medical advice beforehand.

    • What is the effect of Amifru Plus Tablet on the Liver?


      There may be severe side effects of Amifru on your liver. Do not take it unless a doctor says so.

    • What is the effect of Amifru Plus Tablet on the Heart?


      Amifru is rarely harmful for the heart.



    Amifru Plus Tablet Contraindications

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



    Frequently asked Questions about Amifru Plus Tablet

    • Is this Amifru Plus Tablet habit forming or addictive?


      Amifru Plus Tablet is not addictive in nature.

    Amifru Plus Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Amifru Plus Tablet


      Eating certain foods may increase the time it takes Amifru Plus Tablet to have an effect. You should consult your doctor about it.

    • Interaction between Alcohol and Amifru Plus Tablet


      No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Amifru Plus Tablet with alcohol will be.



    Frequently asked Questions about Amifru Plus Tablet

    Question about 5 years ago

    Can Amifru raise blood sugar?

    Dr. B. K. Agrawal MBBS, MD , Cardiology, General Physician, Internal Medicine

    Yes, Amifru can raise the blood sugar levels slightly in diabetic patients. However, the exact cause behind this is unknown but it is presumed that Amifru decreases the sensitivity of insulin towards glucose which causes rise in blood sugar levels. So, if you have diabetes keep a check on your blood sugar levels and incase of sudden spike in sugar levels take blood glucose lowering medicines to manage your diabetes. 

    Question almost 5 years ago

    Can I take Amifru to lose weight?

    Dr. Suhas Bhargav MBBS , General Physician

    Amifru 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 4 years ago

    Can Amifru cause tinnitus?

    Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , Diabetology

    Amifru has been reported to cause tinnitus (ringing in the ears). It is a known side effect of this drug. If you experience ringing in the ears after taking this medicine, then inform your doctor about it without any further delay.

    Question over 5 years ago

    How does Amifru work?

    Dr Anjum Mujawar MBBS, MBBS , Emergency Medicine

    Amifru works by increasing the rate of urine formation by inhibiting the sodium and potassium reabsorption from the kidney, this causes more frequent urination than normal. An increased flow of urination leads to a decrease in blood volume and removal of this extra fluid from your body results in a decrease in edema. The decreased blood volume causes relaxation of the walls of blood vessels and this results in a decrease in blood pressure which gives relief from swelling and high blood pressure to the patient. 

    Question about 5 years ago

    Does Amifru cause headache?

    Aakash Shah MBBS, MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Amifru 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.



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience



    References

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Lasix (furosemide)

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 574

    April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 602-604

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 590

    April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 444-445



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