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Edema (American English) or oedema (British English) both words from the Greek , o d ma "swelling"), formerly known as '''d...
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Common Edema treatments discussed around the web
Lasix 1,857 Hydrochlorothiazide 549 Furosemide 466
73,285 conversations around the web about Edema to help you make a decision
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Furosemide
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Spironolactone
Other name: Lasix (Lasix)
Other name: Aldactone (Aldactone)
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Chronic Heart Failure
High Blood Pressure
Edema
Swelling
Water Retention
Heart Failure
Fluid Retention
Kidney Failure
Hypercalcemia*
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Method of use:
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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'...
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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...
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Top Concerns
Fur
Shortness Of Breath
9
Weight Gain
7
Dehydrated
6
Tiredness
5
Weight Loss
5
Dizzy
5
Nausea
4
Weakness
4
Low Blood Pressure
4
A Fib
3
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Spi
Depression
6
Weight Gain
5
Weight Loss
5
Tiredness
4
Itching
3
Dizzy
2
Allergies
2
Headaches
2
Weakness
2
Nausea
2
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About Furosemide
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'...
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About Spironolactone
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...
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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... "

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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... "

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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... "

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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:... "

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spironolactone and is really good for chf as i previously...
" ...which is lasix. aldactone is also known as spironolactone and is really... "

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to allieviate her edema and minimise furthur damage...
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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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