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 3,813
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Coumadin 1,122
Last Update February 13, 2016
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Lasix vs Torsemide

Lasix
VS.
Torsemide
Other name: Furosemide Furosemide
Other name: Demadex Demadex
Satisfaction Score
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2.7
Slightly Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.7
Slightly Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Chronic Heart Failure
1.9
Concern level
3.1
Concern level
for Chronic Heart Failure
3.4
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Chronic Heart Failure
Edema
Water Retention
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Chronic Heart Failure
Edema
High Blood Pressure
Heart Failure
Fluid Retention
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Method of use:
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Prescribing mode:
Rx
Prescribing mode:
Rx
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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Torasemide (International Nonproprietary Name) or torsemide (United States Approved Name) is a pyridine-sulfonyl urea type loop diuretic mainly used in the management of edema associated with congestive heart failure. It is also used at low doses f...
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Top Concerns
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Weight Gain
9
Shortness of Breath
7
Tiredness
6
Dehydrated
4
Weight Loss
4
Cramping
3
Nausea
2
Depression
2
Dizzy
2
A Fib
2
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Weight Gain
9
Dizzy
6
Dehydrated
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Nausea
6
Weight Loss
4
Shortness of Breath
3
Leg Cramps
3
Heart Attack
2
Heart Problems
2
Tiredness
2
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About Lasix
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 Torsemide
Torasemide (International Nonproprietary Name) or torsemide (United States Approved Name) is a pyridine-sulfonyl urea type loop diuretic mainly used in the management of edema associated with congestive heart failure. It is also used at low doses f...
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d of my last chemo. Lasix brought it down pretty quickly an...
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" ...his grandson and that his tumor markers and tumor size ...you describe, but did have pretty severe \"pitting\" edema towards the end of my last chemo. Lasix brought it down pretty quickly and torsemide... "

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another post, you mentioned taking lasix. While some of yo...
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" ...an early post were \"160mg of Torsemide for the excess water in ...ademia in my leggs,I also take 25mg of spironolactone,1 potassium chloride 20 meq#1.....20 ...In another post, you mentioned taking... "

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unbearable. Has anyone found Lasix a failure? Any other...
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" ...a massive heart attack. I tried LASIX & a congener, 'Torsemide. Sadly, I detect no diuretic ...legs is unbearable. Has anyone found Lasix a failure? Any other diuretics ...to MD's who swear by Lasix - but... "

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why CHFers with stomach edema should take torsemide, not...
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" ...about the possibility of having dehydration and edema at the ...right heart cath. I'm getting mildly nauseous almost every time I ...of the wrong type. That's why CHFers with stomach edema should take... "

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in today and has given me torsemide . Thanks Jon, you're...
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" ...the ACE inhibitor and the Lasix, except that they did lower ...there. By the way Jon, my weight went up again 4 pounds ...gave in today and has given me torsemide . Thanks Jon, you're the... "

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another diuretic called torsemide. My gp says it more...
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" Lenin, there's another diuretic called torsemide. My gp says it more gentle than lasix or hctz. It is not suppose to raise glucose... "

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acrynic acidall thiazide diuretics are associated wit...
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" ...before. Loop diuretics : bumetanide torsemide ethacrynic acid all thiazide diuretics ...associated with photosensitivity. furosemide or lasix is associated with... "

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.. I got torsemide which doesn't mess with potassium...
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" ...natural waterloss .. I got torsemide which doesn't mess with potassium levels as bad as Lasix etc.. You can buy online... "

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Torsemide Tab 20mg/leg CrampsWould like to know if you get l...
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" Torsemide Tab 20mg/leg Cramps Would like to know if you ...told that Fluid pills, namely Lasix is dangerous when taken with... "

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es, Torsemide is a generic for Demadex, and it's a...
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" Jolie, Yes, Torsemide is a generic for Demadex, and it's a diuretic. ...little less harmful to the kidneys as opposed to Lasix. As we know, we have to be careful with... "

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