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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Furosemide: it is a diuretic, it causes the loss of fluid and electrolytes in the kidney tubules

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A member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Furosemide: See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Furosemide regarding discovery of use of furosemide for race horses.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. W. james Chon
24 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Furosemide (Lasix): It is a loop diuretic ("water pill") that blocks sodium reabsorption in a portion of kidney tubules ("loop of Henle"--hence the name "loop" diuretic) ... Read More
A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Lasix (furosemide): The first step is to discuss coming off Lasix (furosemide) with your doctor. The next step is follow the course you and the doc have agreed on.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Garner
15 years experience in Cardiology
Hopefully nothing: Furosemide is a diuretic most commonly used in heart failure. But 240mg is a truly extraordinary dose. The most given at any one time is usually 80mg. ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Boorgu
26 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Volume excess: Lasix (furosemide) is a powerful diuretic meant to remove excess fluid and sodium from the body. It is used primarily to treat conditions such as co ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Ries
26 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Lasix (furosemide): A loop diuretic, inhibits the active reabsorption of sodium and potassium in the ascending loop of henley which leads to increased urinary sodium and ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Singh
Dr. Raj Singh answered
10 years experience in Internal Medicine
NO: Furosemide increases urine output but has no effects on removal of marijuana.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience in Cardiology
Diuretics: There are many different diuretics. Torsemide and Bumetanide are in the same class. Others include hydrochlorothiazide, indapamide, metolazone, .... C ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience in Cardiology
Loop diuretic: This is a loop diuretic designed to increase urination. Search on pharmokinetics of loop diuretics for additional information.
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