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hI I HAVE DIZZIE SPELLS FOR THE LAST 5 DAYS.

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Question: hI I HAVE DIZZIE SPELLS FOR THE LAST 5 DAYS. IT HAPPENS WHEN I TAKE MY MEDICINE IN THE AFTERNOON. THE SPELLS LAST FOR ABOUT 30 TO 4O MINUTES. I AM 76 YRS OLD. I TAKE XARELTO ALSO A POTASSIUM CHLORIDE AND A FUROSEMIDE ABOUT THE SAME TIME.
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hI I HAVE DIZZIE SPELLS FOR THE LAST 5 DAYS. IT HAPPENS WHEN I TAKE MY MEDICINE IN THE AFTERNOON. THE SPELLS LAST FOR ABOUT 30 TO 4O MINUTES. I AM 76 YRS OLD. I TAKE XARELTO ALSO A POTASSIUM CHLORIDE AND A FUROSEMIDE ABOUT THE SAME TIME.
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Answered by Dr. Olgeta Xhufka (2 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Possibly you are taking higher dosage of furosemide

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear, welcome Ask a doctor's service.
I read your query and here is my advice.

Dizzy spells are a side effect of xarelto and of furosemide. I think most probably it comes from taking furosemide. Probably you are taking a higher dosage than you need.
I can suggest you to talk to your doctor to lower furosemide dosage.
Also take potassium chloride first then furosemide.

Hope I have answered the question.
Let me know if I can assist you further.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Nagamani Ng
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Answered by Dr. Olgeta Xhufka (0 minute later)
Brief Answer:
Possibly you are taking higher dosage of furosemide

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear, welcome Ask a doctor's service.
I read your query and here is my advice.

Dizzy spells are a side effect of xarelto and of furosemide. I think most probably it comes from taking furosemide. Probably you are taking a higher dosage than you need.
I can suggest you to talk to your doctor to lower furosemide dosage.
Also take potassium chloride first then furosemide.

Hope I have answered the question.
Let me know if I can assist you further.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Nagamani Ng
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hI I HAVE DIZZIE SPELLS FOR THE LAST 5 DAYS. IT HAPPENS WHEN I TAKE MY MEDICINE IN THE AFTERNOON. THE SPELLS LAST FOR ABOUT 30 TO 4O MINUTES. I AM 76 YRS OLD. I TAKE XARELTO ALSO A POTASSIUM CHLORIDE AND A FUROSEMIDE ABOUT THE SAME TIME.