Santa Clara, CA
A 56-year-old female asked:
Lasix (furosemide) prescription 20mg every other day. lasix (furosemide) dose has started to cause decrease in urine compared to days when it isn't taken? thoughts?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Nephrology and Dialysis 17 years experience
Tolerance vs dry: After taking Lasix (furosemide) for awhile, like many other medications, you build tolerance and are less sensitive to the medication at the same dose. Another possible cause is that you have been dried out by the Lasix (furosemide) and are actually a little dehydrated, which leads to lower urine output. Call your doctor to see if dose needs to be adjusted.
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Cardiology 51 years experience
Lasix (furosemide): Not unusual, talk to your doc several things might want to do but more info needed.
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Last updated Jan 7, 2021
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