Lasilactone 50 (Frusemide/Spironolactone)
What is Lasilactone 50 (Frusemide/Spironolactone) used for?
Lasilactone 50 (Frusemide/Spironolactone) is used as a treatment for edema (water retention) which may be caused by kidney problems, liver disease or heart failure. The two active ingredients in this drug are diuretics, more commonly known as water pills. Edema is caused by a buildup of fluid in the body, which causes inflammation of the ankles and breathlessness. By increasing the amount of urine the kidneys produce, this drug reduces the buildup of fluid. It is also used to treat heart failure, such as breathlessness.
How should I use Lasilactone 50 (Frusemide/Spironolactone)?
Patients should take Lasilactone 50 (Frusemide/Spironolactone) tablets by swallowing them whole with a glass of water. The exact amount that you will be prescribed depends on the condition being treated. Your physician will prescribe a dose that is best suited to treating your particular symptoms. If you take this drug in the evening, you may need to get up repeatedly during the night to urinate. Therefore, it is recommended to take this medication in the morning.
What are the side effects of Lasilactone 50 (Frusemide/Spironolactone)?
When patients used Lasilactone 50 (Frusemide/Spironolactone) water pills to treat their symptoms, they may notice some side effects, such as:
Other side effects of this drug include possible gout, a ringing in the ears, enlargement of breasts in men or changes in sexual desire. It is essential for every patient to discuss the risk of all side effects with their physician and to immediately seek medical attention if any serious side effects are noticed.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Lasilactone 50 (Frusemide/Spironolactone). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.