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A 65-year-old female asked:

is 20 mg lasix (furosemide) appropriate daily maint dosage for ckd 4 to help with swelling due to proteinuria, or it should be as needed? effects on kidney funct?

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Dr. Harold Mandel
General Practice 40 years experience
It may vary: The suggested dose may vary but when doses which exceed 80 mg/day are given for prolonged periods, careful clinical observation and laboratory monitoring are suggested. Please talk to the prescribing doctor about this.

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Last updated May 2, 2016

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