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A 34-year-old female asked:

i had stevens johnsons syndrome from sulfa- bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) ... i now have an enlarged heart and am retaining water. what is the safest water pill for me?

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Dr. Rishi Vohora
Cardiology 19 years experience
Diuretic : most people are started on a loop diuretic such as furosemide. Make sure you have electrolytes and kidney function checked shortly after starting it.

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Let me know whether this worked - best regards vasu
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