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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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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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May 20, 2014
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My doctor has me on 40mg of potassium a day, with my furosemide.
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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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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
risk of hyperkalaemia with furosemide. Not too sure what...
...only due to the risk of hyperkalaemia with furosemide....
to treat My cirrhosis -spironolactone-furosemide-lactulose
...and Liver care, Do they work? Should I be using these products? Witch ones, or witch combination should I use? I'm using 3 medications to treat My cirrhosis -spironolactone-furosemide-lactulose...
pretty much 100% normal except for a few side effects and my...
...I was diagnosed with cardiomyopathy and CHF ...Coreg, Lanoxin, lisinopril, furosemide, spironolactone - and feel pretty much 100% normal except for a few side effects and my imagination.      I'...
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