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Furosemide

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Other Names: Lasix

Spironolactone

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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 6,299 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Furosemide (International Nonproprietary Name) or frusemide (former British Approved Name) is a loop diuretic used in the treatment of congestive heart failure and edema. It is most commonly marketed by Sanofi-Aventis under the brand name '''Lasix'... Read more on Wikipedia
Spironolactone (marketed under the trade names Aldactone, Novo-Spiroton, Aldactazide, Spiractin, Spirotone, Verospiron or Berlactone) is a diuretic and is used as an antiandrogen.It is a synthetic 17-lactone drug... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Andie
February 17, 2015
Andie wrote
Spironolactone and Birth Control Pills adding to depression
My 20 yr old daughter too has been on Spironolactone for acne. She is experiencing symptoms of depression for the first time ever. Curious to hear if there are others with this side effect?
Ellis  |  March 4, 2015
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September 4, 2014
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September 4, 2014
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By K Johnson
August 30, 2014
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spironolactone as a cure for headaches
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By Chrsitian
August 17, 2014
Chrsitian wrote
Weight gain from Steroids (dexadron) Trying to lose weight with Lasix and Ritalin
I think Dr. Joey is being a little harsh. You should consult a real doctor before you give your daughter any additional meds.
February 8, 2015
ARE YOU NUTS? Furosemide is a powerful loop diuretic. Patients have collapsed from therapeutic doses. Exactly where did you go to medical school and in which states are you licensed to practice medicine and prescribe Schedule II Controlled Substances. You have no right to decide that your daughter "would rather die now". What hubris! There are a number of contraindications possible for either or both drugs and YOU do not have the training or the appropriate licensure to make treatment decisions
Dr Joey  |  January 21, 2015
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By andy
May 20, 2014
andy wrote
furosemide
My doctor has me on 40mg of potassium a day, with my furosemide.
Sue  |  August 13, 2014
Are you taking any potassium supplements? A water pill will drain your potassium and that will make you cramp a lot.
Sue  |  August 13, 2014
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By valerie
May 2, 2014
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December 22, 2013
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Spironolactone & daily UTI
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September 15, 2013
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September 1, 2013
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July 31, 2013
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Spironolactone and stomach cramps.
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What patients are saying about Furosemide + Spironolactone + Edema

34 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
a diuretic to reduce her oedema and minimise further damage...
...diuretic to reduce her oedema and minimise further damage to her kidneys from myoglobinuria which of the following diuretic is contraindicated? a)acetalzolamide b)furosemide c)hydrochlorothiazin...
competitor that was satisfied with furosemide. I have no...
...you get bloated stomach ...that took lasix fucked everything up, that's why people usually use spironolactone. I honestly don't know a single competitor that was satisfied with furosemide. I h...
I am hoping the Spiro can help me with that and the edema....
...again, starting tomorrow. I was on furosemide and potassium supplement for ...to ask if I could try Spiro again instead. Last time ...I am hoping the Spiro can help me with that and the...
on furosemide 40mg 2 times a day. Then my kidneys started...
I was on furosemide 40mg 2 times a day. ...my kidneys started to fail so my kidney dr put me on Spironolactone 25mg am/pm, and decreased the furosemide to 40mg once a day. Then after 1 year...
to treat My cirrhosis -spironolactone-furosemide-lactulose
...since I can no longer take pain medication , Dose marijuana have any effect on my Liver ...combination should I use? I'm using 3 medications to treat My cirrhosis -spironolactone-furosemide-lac...
by having edema in the legs, it did get uncomfortable....
...legs, it did get uncomfortable. Low salt and diuretics are the treatment. Once i got on the diuretics (water pill) I never got off. Depending on how he responds there are a variety of diuretics:...
spironolactone and is really good for chf as i previously...
...which is lasix. aldactone is also known as spironolactone and is really...
to allieviate her edema and minimise furthur damage...
water tablets changed from furosemide to spironolactone?...
...short query this time! Has anyone else had their water tablets changed from furosemide to spironolactone? I was on 2 ...of furosemide and am going on to 25mg of spironolactone. Theyve taken one...
daily but I also use furosemide / Lasix on an ad...
Hey Chrissy I'm on spironolactone daily but I also use furosemide / Lasix on an ad hoc basis. 40mg tablets and I've got it dialled at the moment that 1 tablet will drop 1kg in a day and 2 tablets...
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