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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Furosemide vs Spironolactone

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Spironolactone
Other name: Lasix (Lasix)
Other name: Aldactone (Aldactone)
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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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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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as taking spiro before they changed to furosemide - he has '...
" Spironolactone and Gynaecomastia in men. My husband was taking spiro before they changed to furosemide - he has 'moobs' - ...of cirrhosis ???? Not the spiro !!!! When they started to change they were... "

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with amiloride and the combination works really well...
" ...the spiro. My dr put me on amiloride instead of spiro and the problems cleared up almost immediately. ...problem again so now I also take furosemide with amiloride and the combination works really well... "

forums.studentdoctor.net
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. The muscle... "

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

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

or experienced good results from furosemide?elle-boop Hi I...
" 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... "

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working. I was already taking Furosemide and now I am also...
" ...working. I was already taking Furosemide 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... "

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ears (which I already sometimes get) and hearing loss....
" ...already using spironolactone. 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... "

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

community.bhf.org.uk
ter tablets changed from furosemide to spironolactone? I...
" ...short query this time! Has anyone else had their water tablets changed from furosemide to spironolactone? I was on 2 ...20mg of furosemide and am going on to 25mg of spironolactone. Theyve taken one... "

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