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Furosemide Injection contains furosemide as the active pharmaceutical ingredient. Furosemide is a loop diuretic which is an anthranilic acid derivative. Furosemide chemical name is 4-chloro-N-furfuryl-5-sulfamoylanthranilic acid.

Furosemide is a white to slightly-yellow 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:

Chemical Structure

Molecular formula: C12H11CIN2O5S                                                        Molecular weight: 330.74

Furosemide Injection, USP 10 mg/mL is a sterile, non-pyrogenic solution, available in single-dose vials for intravenous and intramuscular injection. Each mL of Furosemide Injection contains: 10 mg of Furosemide, 7.5 mg of Sodium Chloride for isotonicity, 1.34 mg of Sodium Hydroxide, Hydrochloric Acid and Sodium Hydroxide as pH adjusters, in Water for Injection. Furosemide Injection solution pH is between 8.0 and 9.3. It contains no preservative.

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11 DESCRIPTION

Furosemide Injection contains furosemide as the active pharmaceutical ingredient. Furosemide is a loop diuretic which is an anthranilic acid derivative. Furosemide chemical name is 4-chloro-N-furfuryl-5-sulfamoylanthranilic acid.

Furosemide is a white to slightly-yellow 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:

Chemical Structure

Molecular formula: C12H11CIN2O5S                                                        Molecular weight: 330.74

Furosemide Injection, USP 10 mg/mL is a sterile, non-pyrogenic solution, available in single-dose vials for intravenous and intramuscular injection. Each mL of Furosemide Injection contains: 10 mg of Furosemide, 7.5 mg of Sodium Chloride for isotonicity, 1.34 mg of Sodium Hydroxide, Hydrochloric Acid and Sodium Hydroxide as pH adjusters, in Water for Injection. Furosemide Injection solution pH is between 8.0 and 9.3. It contains no preservative.

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