Amifru Plus Tablet

Introduction

Amifru Plus Tablet is a combination of two medicines used to reduce excess fluid levels in the body. It is used to treat edema (fluid overload) and some cases of hypertension.

It is best to take Amifru Plus Tablet in the morning along with food in order to avoid frequent urination at night time. For better results, it is suggested to take it at the same time everyday.  The dose and how often you take it depends on what you are taking it for. Your doctor will decide how much you need to improve your symptoms. You should take this medicine for as long as it is prescribed for you.

Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and dehydration are very common side effect of this medicine. It might lower down the level of calcium, sodium and magnesium in the blood. Hence, regular monitoring of kidney function and electrolytes is important while using this medicine. It might cause dizziness or tiredness, if happens rise slowly from sitting position or avoid driving.

Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have any liver or kidney disease. It is generally safe to use during pregnancy or breastfeeding. You should also let your healthcare team know all other medicines you are taking as they may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

Uses of Amifru Plus Tablet

  • Edema

Side effects of Amifru Plus Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Amifru Plus

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Dehydration
  • Weakness
  • Headache
  • Muscle cramp
  • Decreased sodium level in blood
  • Decreased magnesium level in blood
  • Increased blood uric acid
  • Decreased calcium level in blood

How to use Amifru Plus Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Amifru Plus Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Amifru Plus Tablet works

Amifru Plus Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Torasemide and Amiloride. Torasemide and amiloride. They act on different parts of your kidney to get remove extra water and certain electrolytes while maintaining the potassium balance in your body.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Amifru Plus Tablet.

Pregnancy

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Amifru Plus Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.

Breastfeeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Amifru Plus Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.

Driving

UNSAFE
Amifru Plus Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.

Kidney

CAUTION
Amifru Plus Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Amifru Plus Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Amifru Plus Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.

Liver

CAUTION
Amifru Plus Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Amifru Plus Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.