Generic Lasix

Lasix is currently available as a generic under the name furosemide. Generic Lasix is available as a tablet (available in 20 mg, 40 mg, or 80 mg), a liquid, or as an injectable (only for use in hospitals). There are several manufacturers of generic Lasix, including Roxane Laboratories, Ivax Pharmaceuticals, and Mylan Pharmaceuticals.

Generic Lasix: An Overview

Lasix® (furosemide) is a prescription medication that has been licensed to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and water retention (edema). It is part of a group of medications known as loop diuretics.
 
Lasix was first manufactured by Hoechst Roussel Pharmaceuticals. However, it has since come off patent and is available as a generic.
 

Strengths of Generic Lasix

Generic Lasix tablets are available in the following strengths:
 
A liquid version of generic Lasix is also available in the following strengths:
 
  • Furosemide 10 mg per 5 mL (10 mg per teaspoonful)
  • Furosemide 40 mg per 5 mL (40 mg per teaspoonful).
     
Injectable generic Lasix is also available for use in hospitals.
 

Who Makes Generic Lasix?

Generic Lasix is currently manufactured by many different manufacturers. Some of these manufacturers include:
 
  • Roxane Laboratories
  • Ivax Pharmaceuticals
  • Mylan Pharmaceuticals
  • Watson Pharmaceuticals
  • Sandoz Pharmaceuticals.
     
If you are interested, you can ask your pharmacist for a more complete list of the different makers of generic Lasix.
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