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Drug Information for Furosemide Tablets, USP (Sandoz Inc): DESCRIPTION
- CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY
- ADVERSE REACTIONS
- HOW SUPPLIED
- 20 mg Label
- 40 mg Label
- 80 mg Label
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Furosemide is a diuretic which is an anthranilic acid derivative. Chemically, it is 4-chloro-N-furfuryl-5-sulfamoylanthranilic acid. Furosemide is a white to off-white odorless crystalline powder. It is practically insoluble in water, sparingly soluble in alcohol, freely soluble in dilute alkali solutions and insoluble in dilute acids.
The structural formula is as follows:
Furosemide is available in 20 mg, 40 mg and 80 mg tablets for oral administration.
Inactive ingredients include lactose monohydrate, magnesium stearate, pregelatinized starch (corn) and starch (corn).
Meets USP Dissolution Test 1.
- Drug Information Provided by National Library of Medicine (NLM).