San Diego, CA
A 25-year-old female asked:
why would a doctor prescribe furosemide (lasix) for a child of 14yrs old with lupus?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Hard to say: You get the most from this site when you provide detailed information with any question. Simply citing Lupus as a label with no details about the issues involved is too vague to allow a review of any treatment. We would never 2nd guess a doc who had the patients full history, exam & lab findings in mind before providing any treatment. You are welcome to start over or just get a 2nd opinion locally
74 viewsAnswered May 7, 2020
Last updated May 7, 2020
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