volume 267, issue 1-2, P129-140 2003
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpharm.2003.08.007
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Abstract: Optimized bumetanide extended (ER) and immediate release (IR) formulations were developed using fluid bed layering and coating techniques. We postulated that the ER bumetanide formulation would have more effective and sustained diuretic and saluretic effects than IR. The diuretic/saluretic effects of both formulations were measured in rabbits (n=8) for two days after dosing with 1mg/kg bumetanide. During the first day, both formulations produced 2-3 times more urine volume and sodium excretion than baseline. I…

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