What is Lasix?
Lasix is the chemical furosemide, a loop diuretic that causes the body to absorb less salt in the kidneys. It is prescribed to people suffering from fluid retention, a condition that sometimes arises with people who have heart, liver, or kidney prblems in which the body keeps too much water. Lasix is also given to help with high blood pressure. Lasix is utilized for other reasons sometimes. Consult a doctor for more information.
Potential for Abuse?
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Lasix Side Effects
Serious Lasix side effects:
- Some people have an allergic reaction to Lasix; symptoms of an allergy incude hives, rashes, difficult breathing, and swelling.
- Dry mouth
- Less frequent urination
- Easier bruising and/or bleeding
- Skin rash
- Loss of hearing abilities
- Stomach pain
- Loss of hunger
Less serious Lasix side effects:
- A feeling of dizziness
- Blurry sight
This is not a complete list of Lasix side effects. Consult your doctor for a full list.
Interesting Lasix Tidbits
Here are some interesting facts about Lasix:
- Lasix can hide the presence of other drugs and is banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency because of its abilities in hiding drugs during drug tests.
- Lasix is frequently given to race horses to prevent them from getting nose bleeds.
- Furosemide is also marketed under dozens of other brand names incuding Beronald, Dedein, Diural, Furix, Mirfat, Urex, Profemin, and Hydro-rapid, depending on the region and country.
- Lasix has a half life of around 100 minutes.
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