Find out detailed description, uses, directions of use, side effects, warnings and precautions, frequently asked questions about Amifru 40 Tablet
Amifru 40 Tablet is a combination of two medicines used to reduce excess fluid levels in the body. It is used to treat edema (fluid overload) and some cases of hypertension (high blood pressure).
It is best to take Amifru 40 Tablet in the morning along with food in order to avoid frequent urination at night time. For better results, it is suggested to take it at the same time every day. The dose and how often you take it depends on what you are taking it for. Your doctor will decide how much you need to improve your symptoms. You should take this medicine for as long as it is prescribed for you.
Nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea, dizziness or muscle weakness are some common side effects of this medicine. It might lower down the level of calcium, sodium, and magnesium in the blood. Hence, regular monitoring of kidney function and electrolytes is important while using this medicine.
It is generally safe to use during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Earlier taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have any liver or kidney disease. You should also let your healthcare team know all other medicines you are taking as they may affect, or be affected by this medicine.
Directions For Use:
Ordinary side effects of Amifru
- Muscle cramp
- Decreased sodium level in blood
- Decreased magnesium level in blood
- Decreased calcium level in blood
- Increased blood uric acid
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Warning & Precautions:
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Amifru 40 Tablet.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Amifru 40 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Amifru 40 Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Amifru 40 Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Amifru 40 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Amifru 40 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Employ of Amifru 40 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Amifru 40 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Amifru 40 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Q. Can I feel dizzy after taking Amifru 40 Tablet?
Affirmative, the use of Amifru 40 Tablet can make you feel dizzy. This may occur when you suddenly rise up from lying or sitting position. To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
Q. Can I stop taking Amifru 40 Tablet if I feel well?
No, keep using Amifru 40 Tablet as advised by your doctor, even if you feel well. Stopping Amifru 40 Tablet suddenly may lead to serious complications such as heart attack and stroke.
Q. Is it safe to get an MRI while using Amifru 40 Tablet?
No, it is not safe to get an MRI scan or other scans which use radioactive dye. Contrast dye and Amifru 40 Tablet can harm your kidneys when used simultaneously.
Q. Are there any special instructions regarding storage and disposal of this medicine?
Retain this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.