What is FUROSCIX® (furosemide injection) for subcutaneous use?

FUROSCIX is a prescription medicine that treats congestion caused by fluid build-up in a person with heart failure.

FUROSCIX should be replaced with oral diuretics as directed by a healthcare provider, follow the instructions provided by your physician when taking FUROSCIX.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

Before taking FUROSCIX, read the Instructions for Use and tell your healthcare provider about all your medical conditions, including if you:

  • have liver problems.
  • have trouble urinating.
  • are allergic to furosemide.

Tell your healthcare provider about all of the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. FUROSCIX and other medicines may affect each other, causing side effects or change how the medicines work.

What are the possible side effects of FUROSCIX?

Dehydration: FUROSCIX can cause you to lose excess water and electrolytes. Symptoms of excess water and electrolyte loss include dry mouth, increased thirst, muscle pains or cramps, decreased urine output or urine more yellow than normal, headache, dry skin, nausea or vomiting. Your healthcare provider may check your electrolytes while receiving FUROSCIX.

Low Blood Pressure: FUROSCIX may cause your blood pressure to decrease temporarily. You may feel lightheaded or dizzy, particularly when you stand up. Getting up slowly may help.

High Blood Sugar: If you have diabetes mellitus, FUROSCIX may increase blood glucose levels.

Loss of Hearing: FUROSCIX can cause ringing in your ears. Tell your healthcare provider if you have trouble hearing while taking FUROSCIX.

Your skin may be more sensitive to sunlight while taking FUROSCIX.

The most common side effects with FUROSCIX are administration site and skin reactions such as: bruising, redness, swelling and infusion site pain.

These are not all the possible side effects of FUROSCIX. For more information, ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist.

Call your healthcare provider for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Please see FUROSCIX full Prescribing Information and Instructions for Use.