Lasix vs Torsemide

Lasix
(Rx)
Torsemide
(Rx)
Lasix is a diuretic.
Torsemide is a diuretic.
Satisfaction Score
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2.8
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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No score available
Concern level
1.8
Approval Date
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July 1, 1966
May 14, 2002
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
41,498 Discussions
697 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
Lasix is prescribed for Swelling, Chronic Heart Failure, Edema, Water Retention, High Blood Pressure, Fluid Retention and Heart Failure and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
Torsemide is prescribed for Chronic Heart Failure, Edema, High Blood Pressure, Heart Failure and Fluid Retention and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Las
Weight Gain
9
Dehydration
4
Weight Loss
4
Headaches
4
Cramping
3
Weakness
3
Nausea
2
Dizziness
2
Blood Clots
2
Bleeding
1
Tor
Weight Gain
7
Dehydration
5
Dizziness
5
Nausea
4
Headaches
4
Weight Loss
3
Impotence
3
Leg Cramps
2
Shortness of Breath
2
Weakness
2
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Lasix
Las
Torsemide
Tor
Weight Gain
Las
Tor
9
7
Dehydration
Las
Tor
4
5
Weight Loss
Las
Tor
4
3
Headaches
Las
Tor
4
4
Cramping
Las
Tor
3
0
Weakness
Las
Tor
3
2
Nausea
Las
Tor
2
4
Dizziness
Las
Tor
2
5
Blood Clots
Las
Tor
2
0
Bleeding
Las
Tor
1
0
Weight Gain
Tor
Las
7
9
Dehydration
Tor
Las
5
4
Dizziness
Tor
Las
5
2
Nausea
Tor
Las
4
2
Headaches
Tor
Las
4
4
Weight Loss
Tor
Las
3
4
Impotence
Tor
Las
3
0
Leg Cramps
Tor
Las
2
0
Shortness of Breath
Tor
Las
2
0
Weakness
Tor
Las
2
3
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Lasix during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
B Category B
Before taking Torsemide during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Lasix and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Torsemide and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection, Pill
Injection, Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 20 mg, 40 mg, 80 mg
Solution: 10 mg/mL
Syringe: 10 mg/mL
Tablet: 5 mg, 10 mg, 20 mg, 100 mg
Solution: 20 mg/2 mL (10 mg/mL), 50 mg/5 mL (10 mg/mL), 10 mg/mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Furosemide
Torsemide
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Lasix and Torsemide: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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