Lasix 40 Tablet

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    Lasix 40 Tablet Information

    Lasix 40 Tablet, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Tablet. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Edema, High BP, Swelling. Other than this, Lasix 40 Tablet has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

    The right dosage of Lasix 40 Tablet depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

    Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Lasix 40 Tablet as well, which are listed below. Usually, these side effects of Lasix 40 Tablet go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

    Furthermore, you should know that effect of Lasix 40 Tablet is Severe for pregnant women and Safe for women who are breastfeeding. In addition, Lasix 40 Tablet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Lasix 40 Tablet related warnings section.

    The section on Lasix 40 Tablet contraindications lists all such conditions.

    Additionally, Lasix 40 Tablet may also adversely react with other medicines. See below for a complete list.

    In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Lasix 40 Tablet is not safe while driving, and is is not addictive in nature.



    Lasix 40 Tablet Benefits & Uses

    Lasix 40 Tablet is used to treat the following -

    Other Benefits

    Lasix 40 Tablet Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage

    Lasix 40 Tablet Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Lasix 40 Tablet safe for pregnant women?


      Lasix shows severe side effect on pregnant women. For this reason, pregnant women should only take it after taking medical advice.

      Severe
    • Is the use of Lasix 40 Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


      Lasix is completely safe for breastfeeding women.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Lasix 40 Tablet on the Kidneys?


      Lasix is not harmful for kidneys.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Lasix 40 Tablet on the Liver?


      Lasix has very mild side effects on the liver.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Lasix 40 Tablet on the Heart?


      Side effects of Lasix rarely affect the heart.

      Mild


    Lasix 40 Tablet Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Lasix 40 Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Lasix 40 Tablet

    • Is this Lasix 40 Tablet habit forming or addictive?


      Lasix 40 Tablet is not addictive in nature.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      After taking Lasix 40 Tablet, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Lasix 40 Tablet can make you drowsy.

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      Lasix 40 Tablet is safe as it does not bear any side effects.

      Safe
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      No, Lasix 40 Tablet cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

      No

    Lasix 40 Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Lasix 40 Tablet


      Taking Lasix 40 Tablet with food does not harm your health.

      Safe
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Lasix 40 Tablet


      Taking alcohol with Lasix 40 Tablet can be dangerous.

      Severe


    Frequently asked Questions about Lasix 40 Tablet

    Question about 5 years ago

    Can Lasix raise blood sugar?

    Dr. B. K. Agrawal MBBS, MD , Cardiology, General Physician, Internal Medicine

    Yes, Lasix can raise the blood sugar levels slightly in diabetic patients. However, the exact cause behind this is unknown but it is presumed that Lasix decreases the sensitivity of insulin towards glucose which causes rise in blood sugar levels. So, if you have diabetes keep a check on your blood sugar levels and incase of sudden spike in sugar levels take blood glucose lowering medicines to manage your diabetes. 

    Question almost 5 years ago

    Does Lasix cause headache?

    Aakash Shah MBBS, MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Lasix can cause headache, this occurs rarely. It is a known side effect of this drug. However, the exact cause behind this is unknown. If you experience a severe headache after taking this drug, consider taking a mild painkiller, applying balms and complete rest. Even if the pain does not subside then discuss with your doctor immediately.

    Question about 5 years ago

    Does [Medicne] cause low potassium?

    Dr. Abhijit MBBS , General Physician

    Long-term use of Lasix along with inadequate intake of electrolytes may cause low potassium in your body by increasing the excretion of potassium in the urine. This can result in symptoms such as muscle cramps, weakness, and tiredness.

    Question over 4 years ago

    Does Lasix cause itching or rashes?

    Dr. Braj Bhushan Ojha BAMS , Gastroenterology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Ayurveda, Sexology, Diabetology

    Yes, Lasix causes itching or rashes but it occurs rarely. If you experience excessive rashes or itching then consult it with your doctor without any further delay.

    Question about 5 years ago

    Can I take Lasix without consulting a doctor?

    Dr. Sameer Awadhiya MBBS , Pediatrics

    Lasix is a prescription drug, hence do not take Lasix without consulting doctor. It can be harmful for patients to take this medicine without doctor's advice.



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience



    References

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Lasix (furosemide)

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 574

    April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 602-604

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