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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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Lasix 2,304
Hydrochlorothiazide 640
Furosemide 573
Last Update February 8, 2016
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Furosemide vs Spironolactone for Edema

Furosemide
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Spironolactone
Other name: Lasix Lasix
Other name: Aldactone Aldactone
Satisfaction Score
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2.6
Slightly Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Edema
2.6
Concern level
3.3
Helpfulness
for Edema
3.0
Concern level
2.9
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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
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Shortness of Breath
9
Weight Gain
6
Tiredness
6
Dehydrated
5
Weight Loss
5
Dizzy
5
Nausea
4
A Fib
4
Cramping
3
Depression
3
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Depression
6
Weight Gain
5
Weight Loss
5
Tiredness
4
Itching
3
Headaches
2
Dizzy
2
Allergies
2
Dehydrated
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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" ramipril......ace inhibitor... metoprolol furosemide and my savior and favorite... "

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works better than furosemide in case of secondary...
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" Spironolactone works better than furosemide in case of secondary... "

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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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asix (furosemide) incredibly effective, I'm supposed to b...
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" ...you are taking. I find lasix (furosemide) incredibly effective, I'm supposed to be on 40Mg Lasix and 50Mg Spiro per day in two doses.... "

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long with a few other meds. I've had portal hypertension...
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" My ascites will not go. ...I have cirrhosis and my ascites will not budge. I'm on spironolactone 100mg and furosemide 40mg. Along with a few other meds. I've had portal hypertension and varicies which are... "

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but I got progressively worse over a five month period...
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" ...those who had a bad experience with Simvastatin. It may have been the combination with 10mg Lisinopril, 25mg Spironolactone and 20 mg of Furosemide; but I got progressively worse over a five month... "

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a diuretic to reduce her oedema and minimise further damage...
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" ...a 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... "

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mpetitor that was satisfied with furosemide. I have no idea...
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" ...that's why people usually use spironolactone. I honestly don't know a single competitor that was satisfied with furosemide. I have no idea... "

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I am hoping the Spiro can help me with that and the edema....
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" ...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... "

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on furosemide 40mg 2 times a day. Then my kidneys started...
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" I was on furosemide 40mg 2 times a day. Then my kidneys started ...fail so my kidney dr put me on Spironolactone 25mg am/pm, and decreased the furosemide to 40mg once a day.... "

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