What Lasix is and when can be it used?
Lasix (Furosemide) is prescribed for the treatment of different problems with health. This medication prevents adsorption of salt in body and allows it to pass in urine. So, what are those conditions when this medication may be prescribed? There are several of them, including fluid retention (edema), congestive heart failure, kidney disease liver problems, and high blood pressure (hypertension).
In all cases this medication should be essentially recommended by a healthcare provider. Thus, if you have some of the mentioned above health problems, you should go to a hospital and consult with your healthcare provider.
Use Lasix safely
The use of any medication is accompanied with different risks. One of such risk is having different side effects. Thus, if you use Lasix for the treatment, you may have different side effects and about that you should be consulted by your healthcare provider. The most commonly met side effects that you may have after starting the use of this medication are dizziness and lightheadedness but there are also other possible side effects.
In order to make sure that the use of this medication will not cause you any harm, your healthcare provider will need to consider your health status. That is why if you have some problems with your health, you should list all of them for your healthcare provider. In particular, you should inform your healthcare provider about such health problems as kidney disease; enlarged prostate, bladder obstruction, or other urination problems; an electrolyte imbalance; triglycerides, high cholesterol; diabetes; liver disease; lupus; gout and others. Also, if after the use of this medication you start experiencing allergic reactions, you should not use this medication.
If there is need for you to use some other medication when you use Lasix, you should make sure that you will not face any drug interaction. There are 676 medications known to interact with Lasix and which you should not combine along with this medication.