Lasix Drug Information
Lasix® (furosemide) is approved for treating high blood pressure and fluid retention caused by various conditions, such as congestive heart failure, cirrhosis, and kidney failure. It is approved for both uses in adults, but only approved for treating fluid retention in children and infants.
Although most people do not have any problems while taking this drug, Lasix is not suitable for everyone. For instance, you may not be able to safely use this medication if you have diabetes, kidney disease, or electrolyte problems. You also may not be able to take this medicine if you are currently taking certain medications, including some vitamins, herbal supplements, and nonprescription drugs.
This drug comes in tablet form and is typically taken once or twice a day. Before you start taking this prescription drug, information on Lasix's specific uses, effects, dosing guidelines, and warnings should be fully reviewed with your healthcare provider as they pertain to your specific situation.
(Click Lasix for more information on Lasix, a drug used for treating high blood pressure and fluid retention. This article also covers how this medication works, lists potential side effects, and offers some general safety precautions to be aware of before beginning treatment.)