A 43-year-old member asked:
Can you tell me is lasix (furosemide) really effective for water retention in ankle and foot?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Arnold Bereshanswered
Podiatry 43 years experience
Yes: Lasix (furosemide) helps to reduce fluid from all over the body.
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Dr. Heidi Fowleranswered
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Lasix (furosemide): Furosemide (Lasix, Fusid or Fumex) is a diuretic that is used to treat edema & congestive heart failure. It can be beneficial for edema of feet/ankles.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Please help docs! is Lasix (furosemide) really effective for water retention in ankle and foot?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Calvin Weisbergeranswered
53 years experience
Lasix (furosemide): Lasix (furosemide) is effective for fluid retention in ankle and foot but it is important to know why there is fluid retention in ankle and foot to know the appropriate treatment. For many people support hose is appropriate and other interventions for other people. For some Lasix (furosemide) is appropriate.
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Last updated Jul 8, 2020
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