Chronic Heart Failure

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Heart failure (HF) often called congestive heart failure (CHF) is generally defined as the inability of the heart to suppl...
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Lasix 3,099 Coreg 1,301 Digoxin 777
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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
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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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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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more severe reaction to furosemide/acetazolamide/HCTZ... so...
" ...drug allergy, he'd have a much more severe reaction to furosemide/acetazolamide/HCTZ... so it's reasonable ...ethacrynic acid, since spironolactone doesn't cause those effects. The muscle weakn... "

to several hours of staying close to the head and discomfort...
" ...have been taking spironolactone for several years (10) with no problem. I try to ...I hate taking furosemide it leads to several hours of staying close to the head and discomfort inbetween. Also... "

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for ascites. He is also on Furosemide, but Spiro even at...
" ...ascites. He is also on Furosemide, but Spiro even at 50mg gives him a painful penis and enlarged breasts as well as no libido. Is there... "

or experienced good results from furosemide? elle-boop Hi...
" Has anyone had a bad reaction to Spironolactone or experienced good results from furosemide? elle-boop Hi I too have had rotten results with diruetics particularly Furesomide . I try to eat... "

working. I was already taking Furosemide and now I am also...
" ...and now I am also taking Spironolactone 50 mg two times a day. The swellnig in my stomach seems to be going down but my feet and ankles are still swollen after I walk for a while. I only... "

in ears (which I already sometimes get) and hearing loss...
" ...And furosemide I've looked into, but I admit some of the possible side effects have kept me from trying it, especially ringing in ears (which I already sometimes get) and hearing loss. I... "

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! now i take 20 mg furosemide twice daily (lasix) and 100...
" ...twice daily (lasix) and 100 spiro twice daily. spiro great name ! i like a lot that word .................................... "

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... "

I take them I also take FUROSEMIDE 40MG at noon. My kidney...
" ...CARVEDILOL 50MG AM/PM, Spironolactone 25mg am/pm You ...I also take FUROSEMIDE 40MG at noon. My kidney DR put me on Spironolactone 25mg am/pm and that made my BP come down to normal 120/70 ran... "

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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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