Furosemide

What is Furosemide?

A loop diuretic that acts by inhibiting reabsorption of sodium and chloride in the ascending loop of Henle. Produces profound diuresis with increased excretion of calcium, magnesium, bicarbonate, ammonium, and phosphate.

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My dad, 90, passed on 3.15pm last Sunday in the hospital's Intermediate Care Area after being admitted late Saturday morning following paleness and...

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Hello because of the previous bypass surgery the heart was already week . Hemoglobin of 4 is severe anemia and hence it decreases the supply of...

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I take 40mg furosemide 50mg eplerenone and 20meq potassium daily. Can the diuretics make gout flare...

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Brief Answer:
it's possible

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furosemide may cause an increase in uric acid levels although its effect is usually mild. In...

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what is furosemide and what is it used to treat?

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Brief Answer:
Diuretic

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Hi, I am Dr Anshul Varshney , I have read your query in detail , I understand...

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