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metolazone and lasix timing

A female asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
28 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Labs: The increase in your creatinine can be dye to many reason. HF itself can cause abnormal kidney function. Excessive use of Lasix (furosemide) also can ... Read More

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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Rubin
47 years experience Cardiology
Diuretics: Yes, but the combination can result in an extreme loss of potassium so that electrolyte needs to be closely monitored. That combination is used someti ... Read More
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Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Diuretic combo: Yes, both can be taken at the same time. Lasix (furosemide) is a loop diuretic and can be used in combination with Metolazone to deliver a greater diu ... Read More
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Orrego
28 years experience Cardiology
Diuretics: Why are taking diuretics for? Are you trying to lose weight? The effect of those diuretics usually last < 12 hours
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
25 years experience Pediatrics
Overdosing : Call poison control for overdose or if someone eats,drinks, or swallows something that may be poison.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
No: They are drugs of the same class and there's no benefit in taking both. You list nephrotic syndrome. You will likely need a higher dose of lasix (furo ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Lasix (furosemide): You don't have to taper lasix (furosemide).
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Generally not.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
23 years experience Cardiology
Almost: Both these medications are loop diuretics. They work very similarly however some properties such as absorption, duration and onset of action are diffe ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
31 years experience Cardiology
Yes.: They frequently are . The two are also available in a combo pill.
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
40 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Lasix (furosemide) is stronger: To remove water effectively, you need lasix, (furosemide) not spironolactone. However, spironolactone has special uses in liver disease and in some he ... Read More
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