It is a common knowledge that a patient should get to know some information before he or she starts using this or that medication. Furosemide is a diuretic used to treat fluid retention (edema) in dogs and cats with congestive heart failure, liver disease, or certain kidney disease. It relieves general state of hypertensive patients because it has a hypotensive action.
Furosemide Lasix helps people with edematous syndrome to reduce the amount of liquid in the body. This is an irreplaceable diuretic which is available to everybody due to its safety, efficiency, and low cost.
The recommended starting Lasix dosage for hh blood pressure is Lasix 40 mg twice daily.
Lasix (furosemide) is a loop diuretic (water pill) that prevents your body from absorbing too much salt. Absorption: 60–67% absorbed after oral administration (↓ in acute HF and in renal failure); also absorbed from IM sites. Metabolism and Excretion: Minimally metabolized by liver, some nonhepatic metabolism, some renal excretion as unchanged drug. TIME/ACTION PROFILE (diuretic effect)CNS: blurred vision, dizziness, headache, verto EENT: hearing loss, tinnitus CV: hypotension GI: anorexia, constipation, diarrhea, dry mouth, dyspepsia, ↑ liver enzymes, nausea, pancreatitis, vomiting GU: ↑ BUN, excessive urination, nephrocalcinosis Derm: , photosensitivity, pruritis, rash, urticaria Endo: hypercholesterolemia, hyperglycemia, hypertrlyceridemia, hyperuricemia F and E: dehydration, hypocalcemia, hypocoremia, hypokalemia, hypomagnesemia, hyponatremia, hypovolemia, metabolic alkalosis Hemat: Edema PO: (Adults) 20–80 mg/day as a single dose initially, may repeat in 6–8 hr; may ↑ dose by 20–40 mg q 6–8 hr until desired response.
Lasix is a loop diuretic approved by the FDA for veterinary use. EFFEXOR XR CAUSES STOMACH PAIN
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