Luretic belongs to a group of medicines called diuretics or water tablets. It is used to reduce the swelling (edema) caused by too much water in the bod... View More
Uses of Luretic
Side effects of Luretic
How to use Luretic
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. Luretic may be taken with ... View More
How Luretic works
Luretic is a diuretic. It removes extra water and certain electrolytes from the body by increasing the amount of urine produced.
What if you forget to take Luretic?
If you miss a dose of Luretic, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your r... View More
Oedema, Hypertension, Chronic heart failure
May be taken with or without food.
Oral Hypertension Adult: 2.5-5 mg once daily. Max: 5 mg daily. Oedema in patients with hepatic cirrhosis Adult: Initially, 5-10 mg once daily, giv... View More
Hypersensitivity to sulfonylureas, renal failure with anuria, hepatic coma and pre-coma, hypotension, cardiac arrhythmias. Pregnancy and lactation.
Mode of Action
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