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Can Furosemide Cause Leg Pain
Furosemide is a potent diuretic which increases dramatically urine output in most patients. It is most frequently used in patients who are fluid overloaded such as in congestive heart failure. Potassium , sodium and magnesium can be lost in excess with the use of Furosemide and must be closely monitored. It is much stronger than other diuretics used for ...Read more
My father has daily fluid (water?) buildup in his legs which cause swelling and pain. What is it? After taking Furosemide, it goes away.
What specific exams are needed to determine the cause of edema in my father's legs? After taking Furosemide, the pain and swelling goes away.
What causes swelling of face hands and legs but Lasix (furosemide) does not help it? Have gained weight quickly also. Voice hoarseness always. Some loss of hearing
Edema: It requires a diagnosis of the cause of the severe edema in the legs. If there is signficant outflow obstruction, the lasix (furosemide) won't work, if there is lots of protein deficiency or severe venous insufficiency, likewise the diuretic may not be successful. There are other causes of refractory edema also. ...Read more
Been on Lasix (furosemide) for 2 weeks, left leg still swells up and hurts doctor says it just restless leg i'm on a no salt diet also?
Am perplexed: Restless leg syndrome is a movement disorder not associated with leg pain and swelling. Did you misunderstand the explanation? Do you have venous insufficiency or obstruction, or even thrombophlebitis. A venous niva study might be needed. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Just above my ankles is very red and hot to touch. Probably about a 4" ribbon around both legs. I take Lasix (furosemide) for edema. ?
I am getting leg swelling during ovulation and menstruation. BP and BW fine, my dr prescribed lasix (furosemide). Is this something I just have to live with?
Lasix (furosemide) or diet change: If you eat or drink a lot of sodium/salt daily, you can retain more fluids. Try cutting down on salt intake and checking labels for sodium. Drinking more water and walking can be helpful as well. Seeking medical attention if no improvement is wise. Lasix (furosemide) can be a short term fix but not usually necessary unless you have other medical issues. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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