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Furosemide vs. Spironolactone for Chronic Heart Failure

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Furosemide

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Other Names: Lasix

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Based on 5,297 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 AZMom
December 22, 2013
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Spironolactone & daily UTI
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changed from furosemide to spironolactone. Was wondering...
...my cardiologist today and had my water tablet changed from furosemide to spironolactone. Was wondering if any of you were on this for heart failure and what differences they noticed. I have only...
or experienced good results from furosemide? elle-boop...
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...
tablets changed from furosemide to spironolactone? I was...
...tablets changed from furosemide to spironolactone? I was on 2 x 20mg of furosemide and am going on to 25mg of spironolactone. Theyve taken one furosemide off already ...half a spironolactone at ...
potassium be taken. I've noticed no side effects...
...I am currently taking both spironolactone and furosemide and ...sparing diuretic while furosemide is not and requires that supplemental potassium be taken. I've noticed no side effects from tak...
I either have to drink tons of water or get muscle cramps...
...saves potassium. I hate taking furosemide it leads to several hours of staying close to the head and discomfort inbetween. Also I either have to drink tons of water or get muscle cramps so it kind ...
to keep the swelling down. I am fortunate it really helps...
...ago. The swelling in my ...developed Edema and I take Spironolactone and Furosemide daily in order to keep the swelling down. I am fortunate it really helps. I Also, Take Klor-Con as...
that was satisfied with furosemide. I have no idea...
...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...
more severe reaction to furosemide/acetazolamide/HCTZ... so...
...sulfa drug allergy, he'd have a much more severe reaction to furosemide/acetazolamide/HCTZ... so it's reasonable that ...to ethacrynic acid, since spironolactone doesn't cause those effects. Th...
to treat My cirrhosis -spironolactone-furosemide-lactulose
...have cirrhosis and a very ...to help with the pain since I can no longer take pain ...combination should I use? I'm using 3 medications to treat My cirrhosis -spironolactone-furosemide-lactu...
Spironolactone worked well with the Furosemide, and kept...
...Spironolactone. He also said I couldn't fly, which he had ok'd before. This really pissed me off, as my sister had offered me free round trip airline tickets to her summer condo in Ohio in july. I ...
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