EDEMEX TAB; bumetanide, cardiovascular agents .
ACTIVE-INGREDIENT OF EDEMEX TAB
Each tablet contains: Bumetanide 1 mg.
INDICATION OF EDEMEX TAB
Edemex is indicated for the treatment of edema associated with congestive heart failure, hepatic and renal disease including the nephrotic syndrome. Edemex is used alone or as adjunct in the treatment of hypertension.
DOSAGE OF EDEMEX TAB
Follow all directions given to you by your pharmacist or doctor carefully . They may differ from the information contained in this leaflet
Ask your pharmacist or doctor for help if you do not understand the instructions on the box .
The recommended dose is : –
0.5 mg ( 1/2 tablet ) – 2 mg ( two tablets ) is given as a single dose. If the diuretic response is not adequate, a second or a third dose may be given at 4-5 hours intervals up to 10 mg 9 maximum daily dose ). An intermittent dose schedule where Edemex is given on alternative days or for 3-4 days with rest periods of 1-2 days is recommended for the safest & most effective method for the continued control of edema. In patients with hepatic failure the dosage is increased very carefully.
OVER-DOSAGE OF EDEMEX TAB
Overdosage can lead to acute water loss, electrolyte depletion, dehydration, reduction of blood volume, pancreatitis, tinnitus and deafness. Treatment ; Replacement of fluid, electrolyte losses by careful monitoring of the urine and electrolyte output and serum electrolyte level.
CONTRA-INDICATION OF EDEMEX TAB
Edemex is contraindicated in anuria, any marked increase in blood urea nitrogen (BUN) or creatinine during therapy of patients with progressive renal disease. Edemex is contraindicated in hepatic coma and in patients with hypersensitivity to the drug.
STORAGE OF EDEMEX TAB
Store in a dry place, at a temperature not exceeding 30 °C, protect from light.
PACK OF EDEMEX TAB
Box containing 20 tablets.
EDEMEX TAB MANUFACTURED BY
Memphis For Pharmaceuticals & Chemical Industries 8 Sawah st. El-Amirya – Cairo – Egypt.