U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
TX
A female asked:

I have been on lasix for 4 years now. i first was prescribed 20 mg as needed daily for swelling. after a while 20 mg was not enough. i started taking more and more. i now have to take potassium chloride twice daily because of the lasix. i tried to stop it

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Amrit Singh
Cardiology 51 years experience
Be careful: Lassie is not a regular med . it's need should be evaluated periodically. u may get serious side effects. don't take it without reg check ups and blood tests.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated Sep 3, 2016

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.