bumetanide - injection, Bumex (cont.)
DRUG INTERACTIONS: Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor's approval.Some products that may interact with this drug include: amphotericin B, cisapride, corticosteroids (e.g., prednisone), digoxin, ginseng, lithium, probenecid, drugs that can cause hearing or kidney problems (e.g., cisplatin, aminoglycoside antibiotics such as gentamicin).Check the labels on all your medicines (e.g., cough-and-cold products, diet aids, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs-NSAIDs such as ibuprofen for pain/fever reduction) because they may contain ingredients that could increase your blood pressure or cause swelling (edema). Ask your pharmacist about using those products safely.
OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call the US National Poison Hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center. Symptoms of overdose may include: an unusual increase in urination followed by a severe decrease in the amount of urine, severe weakness, weakness on one side of the body, slurred speech, sudden vision changes, fainting.
NOTES: Dietary changes may increase the effectiveness of this medicine. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist about the dietary changes that might benefit you.Laboratory and/or medical tests (e.g., blood mineral levels such as potassium, kidney function tests) should be performed periodically to monitor your progress or check for side effects. Consult your doctor for more details.
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