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Dr. Janet Soul
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Bumetanide (Overview)

Bumetanide is a loop affecting water pill/diuretic which is a kind of water pill or diuretic (heart failure drug, cardiovascular drug).


Dr. Janet Soul
50 doctors shared insights

Bumetanide (Overview)

Bumetanide is a loop affecting water pill/diuretic which is a kind of water pill or diuretic (heart failure drug, cardiovascular drug).


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What is bumex?

What is bumex?

Diuretic: Bumex is a loop diuretic used for edema and hypertension. ...Read more

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Will taking bumex help pass a drug test?

The short answer is: NO, if there is the presence of an illicit substance for which the test is looking. ...Read more

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What side effects are associated with bumetanide?

Dehydration: Bumetanide (Bumex) is a potent loop diuretic, often used in cases where large amounts of fluid need to be removed such as heart failure. It causes loss of potassium and potentially magnesium which can predispose a patient to heart arrythmias, and muscle cramps. One can also become dizzy from potential dehydration. Allergies can also exist. Kidney damage can also occur if the dose is too high. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take bumetanide?

Can pregnant women take bumetanide?

Ask OB.: This is a class C drug, for pregnancy. Risk cannot be ruled out. Talk to your doc and see, sometimes the risks outweigh the benefits, but that is up to you and your OB to decide. ...Read more

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I'm on bumetanide tablets, can these cause cramping?

Yes: Bumetanide (or bumex) is a potent diuretic, and this can cause disturbances in your electrolytes (serum sodium, potassium, magnesium and calcium) which in turn may lead to muscle cramps. Please mention this to your doctor. It can be easily managed. ...Read more

Dr. Gregory Moneta
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Bumex (Definition)

Bumex is a loop affecting water pill/diuretic which is a kind of water pill or diuretic (heart ...Read more