Indications for: DIURIL INJ


Adult Dosage:

0.5–1g IV once or twice daily.

Children Dosage:

Not recommended.

DIURIL INJ Contraindications:

Anuria. Sulfonamide allergy.

DIURIL INJ Warnings/Precautions:

Renal or hepatic impairment. Arrhythmias. Diabetes. Gout. Asthma. SLE. Postsympathectomy. Excessive fluid loss. Monitor electrolytes, BUN (if high). Potassium supplements or K+ -sparing diuretics may be needed. Discontinue if electrolyte disorders develop rapidly. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers: not recommended.

DIURIL INJ Classification:

Diuretic (thiazide).

DIURIL INJ Interactions:

Digitalis, lithium toxicity. Adjust antidiabetic, antigout medications. Antagonized by NSAIDs. ACTH, corticosteroids, amphotericin B increase hypokalemia risk. Hyperglycemia, hyperuricemia more likely with diazoxide. NSAIDs may cause renal failure. May potentiate nondepolarizing muscle relaxants, other antihypertensives. Hypotension with CNS depressants. May interfere with parathyroid tests.

Adverse Reactions:

Electrolyte disorders (especially hypokalemia), hyperglycemia, hyperuricemia, photosensitivity, orthostatic hypotension, GI disturbances, adverse lipid values.

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