- Furosemide uses, action, dosage, side-effects and brands available
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Furosemide uses, action, dosage, side-effects and brands available
Furosemide is a strong diuretic ('water pill') and may cause dehydration and electrolyte imbalance.
Furosemide Lasix Causes, Symptoms. -
(furosemide) is a potent diuretic which, if given in excessive amounts, can lead to a profound diuresis with water and electrolyte depletion.
Furosemide, Lasix Drug Facts, Side Effects and Dosing - MedicineNet
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.
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Distribution: Crosses placenta, enters breast milk. Maintenance doses may be given once or twice daily (doses up to 2.5 g/day have been used in patients with HF or renal disease).ENCORD - European Network of Construction
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