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Description of Furosemide
Furosemide is a prescription medication used to treat fluid retention (edema) and high blood pressure. It belongs to a group of medications called diuretics, which help the body get rid of excess water by increasing the amount of urine produced. Furosemide comes in tablet, capsule, syrup, and injectable forms.
How does Furosemide work?
Furosemide works by increasing the amount of urine produced and excreted from the body. This helps reduce fluid retention and lower blood pressure.
When should I take Furosemide?
Your doctor will tell you how and when to take furosemide. It is usually taken once or twice a day, with or without food. Try to take it at around the same time each day so that it becomes part of your routine. Do not stop taking furosimde unless your doctor tells you to do so.
How much Furosimde should I take?
The dose of fursomide prescribed will vary depending on individual factors such as age, weight, response to treatment, and other medications being taken.. For most people, doses range from 20 mg per day up to 160 mg per day . Your doctor may start you on a low dose and gradually increase it if needed . Do not change your dosage or stop taking fursomid without first talking with your doctor.
Furosemide can cause side effects, including
- Dehydration (not enough water in your body)
- Low blood pressure (hypotension)
- Electrolyte imbalance (changes in the levels of minerals in your blood)
- Kidney problems or damage
List of medicines containing Furosemide
Frumil is a medication used to treat high blood pressure, congestive heart failure, and other conditions. It belongs to a class of medications called loop diuretics. Frumil works by causing the kidneys to remove more water and salt from the body.
Loop diuretics such as Frumil can cause dehydration if too much water is removed from the body too quickly. This may lead to low blood pressure, lightheadedness, or fainting. To help prevent these problems, drink plenty of fluids while taking Frumil unless your doctor tells you otherwise.
If you are taking Frumil for high blood pressure, it is important that you continue to take your blood pressure medication even if you feel better after starting treatment with this drug.
Lasix is a loop diuretic that helps the body get rid of excess water and salt. It is used to treat fluid retention (edema) in people with congestive heart failure, liver disease, or kidney disease. Lasix may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
It is important to know that Lasix can cause serious side effects, including: dehydration, low blood pressure (hypotension), electrolyte abnormalities, and kidney problems. You should not take Lasix if you are unable to urinate. Before taking this medication, tell your doctor if you have any other medical conditions or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.