Furosemide tablets 20mg and 40mg are for use in cats and dogs only. It is a potent ‘loop’ diuretic. So called because it acts primarily by inhibiting electrolyte absorption in the loop of Henlé. It has a rapid onset of action, normally within 1 hour of administration, but a relatively short duration of activity of approximately 4 hours. These characteristics mean that dosing can be timed within the day, to allow consequent passage of water at socially convenient times.
Furosemide Tablets B.P. (Vet.) are used in the treatment of oedema. Conditions suitable for treatment include ascites, hydrothorax, pulmonary oedema and oedema of the mammary gland or of the legs, as well as oedema resulting from cardiac insufficiency, hepatic or renal dysfunction, parasitism or of a traumatic origin. Combined therapy with other medicinal products may be indicated.
For oral administration only. PLEASE FOLLOW DOSAGE AND INSTRUCTIONS AS RECOMMENDED BY YOUR VETERINARY SURGEON.
Diuresis occurs within one hour and is normally complete within six hours.
Not to be used in cats or dogs weighing less than 4 kg in bodyweight.