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Furosemide
Essential medicine status
General description

INN
Furosemide
Medicine type
Chemical agent
EML status history
First added in 1977 (TRS 615) for Oedema
Added in 1977 (TRS 615) for Anuria or oliguria
Added in 2005 (TRS 933) for Heart failure
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Recommendations
Section
Medicines used in heart failure
  • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 10 mg per mL in 2 mL ampoule
  • Oral > Liquid: 20 mg per 5 mL
  • Oral > Solid: 40 mg
Indications
Section
Diuretics
  • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 10 mg per mL in 2 mL ampoule
  • Oral > Liquid: 20 mg per 5 mL
  • Oral > Solid: 40 mg; 10 mg; 20 mg