Lasix 20mg, 40mg

Lasix 20mg, 40mg | Furosemide | Water Pill Lasix

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90 Tablets Lasix 40MG - Generic $0.13 $11.99
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90 Tablets Frusemide 100mg $0.37 $32.99


Lasix - Water Pill

Furosemide is an efficient drug and FDA approved this medicine in 1996. It belongs to the category of loop diuretics and also termed as "water pills". It is successfully used to treat fluid retention in patients, suffering from congestive heart failure through its excellent way of working.

Available dosage form: Oral tablets
Available doses of this drug: 20 and 40 mg.

Lasix is an effective brand of Furosemide, which acquires identical therapeutic effect.

Mode of Action of Lasix:

Furosemide shows its effectiveness by:

Preventing the absorption of salt
Allowing to pass this from urine

Indications of Isordil:

Lasix tablet is chiefly indicated to:

Treats edema that may occur due to heart failure, liver and kidney disorder. And also successfully reduce the symptoms like shortness of breath and swelling in arms, legs and abdomen.
Treats hypertension
Also used to reduce hypocalcaemia

Contraindications of Lasix Tablets:

The use of Furosemide 20 mg tablet is contraindicated in some medical conditions like:

Hypersensitivity to this drug
Inability to make urine
Severe renal or hepatic disorders

Drug Interaction of Water Pill Lasix:

The medication via Digoxin pills reveals significant effects in an individual but, this drug should not be given along with another medicine to prevent drug- drug interaction.

This drug should not be taken along with Sucralfate, Cholestyramine and Colestipol, as this may reduce the absorption of this drug into the body. So, it is beneficial to maintain a gap in these therapies by atleast 2 hours.

Taken this drug with NSAIDs, can cause severe hypertension or may worsen swelling.

This drug also interact with some other medicines like Lithium and Ethacrynic acid, this may produce chronic effects in an individual.

Storage of Generic Furosemide tablets:

Storage conditions for Isordil are:

Kept at room temperature, which ranges from 15 to 30° C.
Stored in dry and hygienic place.
Protected from sunlight and moisture.

Dose and Mode of Administration:

Furosemide should be taken via mouth, along with a full glass of drinking water. This medicine should be taken once or twice in a day, but beneficial to maintain a gap of this therapy for atleast 4 hours of bedtime.

The dose of Lasix may based upon various factors like,

Age and weight
Medical condition
Response to this therapy

Older patients must start their dosage regimen with lower dose of this drug.

Missed dose of Lasix:

If you missed any dose of this drug from your dosage regimen, then try to take that dose as soon as possible. But you get too much late or it become a time for next dose, then skip that dose and take next dose of it. Avoid taking double or extra dose of it.

Over dose of Lasix:

Avoid taking overdose of this drug because this may harmful to the patient and create various unwanted adverse effects, like
Intense diuresis with water and electrolyte depletion

Side Effects of Lasix Medicine:

Some side effects which may causes due to Lasix are:

Muscle cramps
Severe dizziness
Irregular heartbeat
Unusual reduction in the amount of urine

Important information:

This drug may cause Hypokalaemia in an individual, so always take potassium rich diet while taking medication.
If you are suffered from diabetes mellitus, then caution should be taken while having this drug. Because this drug may affect blood sugar level of the body.

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