What Is Lasix?
Every part of the human body contains water, say about 70%. Simple scale is used to determine how much water a human body needs. The body with higher amount of fat needs lower amount of water and vice versa. This happens due to water in the fat. As people lose weight (Fat), they are advised to consume more water to compensate the water loss in the body.
Every human body needs certain amount of water in the body for healthy living. Imbalance of water in the body can create dehydration that may become fatal for life.
Generic Furosemide is usually called Water Pill (Potent Diuretic), which prevents the body from absorbing too much salt and helps to allow the salt to pass through urine. Lasix preserve fluid in the people with heart problems, diseases of liver, and disorder of kidney as well.
Generic Furosemide is also used to treat high blood pressure with hypertension.
How It Works?
Normally, salt (sodium and chloride), water, and other molecules are filtered out of the blood and get into the tubules of kidney. Most of the sodium, chloride and water, which is filtered out of the blood is reabsorbed back into blood before filtered liquid becomes urine.
Generic Furosemide filters salt (sodium and chloride), water, and other small molecules from blood and reabsorbed into the blood before it becomes urine and then eliminates from the body.
Generic Furosemide blocks the absorption of sodium, chloride, and water from the filtered liquid in the kidney tubules causing heavy increase in the output of the urine.
Furosemide is a Water Pill. It increases the amount of the urine that we make, which causes the body to get rid of
excess water from the body. So it helps to get rid of excess water into the body.
Generic Furosemide is used to treat high blood pressure. Lowering High Blood Pressure helps to prevent heart attack, strokes, and some kidney problems.
Generic Furosemide is also used to reduce swelling, fluid retention, which result from congestive heart failure, Kidney diseases, or liver diseases. And Lasix also improves breathing.
Precautions: Before using Lasix Generic Furosemide, let the Doctor know your complete medical history including the prescription medication, over the counter medicine, herbal supplements, and vitamins and minerals you are taking.
Do not take, if you are allergic to the content of Lasix Drug or sulfa drugs.
Do not use or ask your Doctor, before taking Generic Furosemide :
- If you are unable to urinate
- If you have Kidney Diseases, Liver problems or Gout Symptoms
- If you are suffering from Lupus or Diabetes
- To make sure that Lasix is not harmful to you, never miss a single schedule for blood test
- You may get dehydrated, as it makes you urinate more. Ask your Doctor, if you want to use potassium supplement in your diet.
- To avoid dehydration, ask your Doctor about the liquid that you are supposed to consume
- Do not discontinue Lasix, even if you feel better before the end of medicine course
It has not been known whether Lasix is harmful to an unborn baby. Let your Doctor know, if you are pregnant or if you are planning to get pregnant. Lasix Furosemide can pass into breast milk and may harm the baby. Do not use Lasix without letting your Doctor know if you are breast-feeding a child.
How to Take?
Furosemide can be taken with a full glass of water with or without food, or as directed by your Doctor.
Lasix Dosages are based on the condition of the diseases. For children, more than 6mg per kilogram of body weight is not recommended.
As Lasix makes you urinate more, take it before few hours of before your bedtime or else you will have to wake up for urination frequently.
Sometimes, patients with blood pressure do not feel sick. So it is very important to continue Lasix even if you feel better before the treatment ends. Discontinuing Lasix without Doctor's permission may give you unpleasant allergic reactions.
Keep at least two hours of gap between Furosemide and other medicines of you are taking.
Take Lasix exactly as prescribed for you. Taking it more than prescribed or longer than recommended may give you allergic reactions.
The dosing and the dosing schedule may changed from time to time to make sure you get best results from it.
The usual starting oral dose for treatment of edema in adults is 20-80 mg as a single dose. The same dose or an increased dose may be administered 6-8 hours later. Doses may be increased 20-40 mg every 6-8 hours until the effect desired occurs. The effective dose may be administered once or twice daily. Some patients may require 600 mg daily. The starting oral dose for children is 2 mg/kg. The starting dose may be increased by 1-2 mg/kg every 6 hours until the desired effect is achieved. Doses greater than 6 mg/kg are not recommended. The recommended Lasix Dose for treating hypertension is Lasix 40 mg twice daily.
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