If you are:
Only When Necessary:
Precaution: USED IN NEONATES;POOR ORAL ABSORPTION;COULD THEORETICALLY SUPPRESS LACTATION
An adult over 60:
management or monitoring precaution: Cardiovascular-Elderly are more sensitive to hypotensive effects. Avoid over diuresis. Metabolic-Elderly are more sensitive to drug induced electrolyte loss. Monitor serum potassium and magnesium.
Giving furosemide to a child under 12:
management or monitoring precaution: Risk of renal calcification in premature infants or with chronic use.