I was prescribed Lasix 20 mg along with Potassium pills. High blood pressure may also increase the risk of heart attacks. Finally I was left with the choice of an ER visit or a sauna at my gym.

Talk to your doctor before attempting any sort of treatment for fluid retention, as in some cases retaining fluid can be a sign of a more serious underlying disease. Use of this web site constitutes acceptance of the LIVESTRONG.COM

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At Vermont Technical College she earned an A.D.N. Most people with CHF experience some degree of swelling in the feet and lower legs. These problems may be less likely to occur if blood pressure is controlled.

Most people with with CHF have impaired breathing. This can damage the blood vessels of the brain, heart, and kidneys, resulting in a stroke, heart failure, or kidney failure. In acute exacerbations of CHF, swelling can be extreme, involving the thighs, arms and lower trunk. None of that tonight, but edema and pitting are still present. On 80mg twice a day. I'm calling tomorrow for a doctor appointment.” Select one or more newsletters to continue. Lasix is well known for becoming ineffective, and cardiologists are well known to let you suffer for MONTHS and even visits to the ER without changing it out for something that works.

Advertising revenue supports our not-for-profit mission.Check out these best-sellers and special offers on books and newsletters from Mayo Clinic. I finally got a regular prescription from my doctor after explaining my symptoms. The balance of fluid in your body is primarily controlled by your kidneys. “I've been diagnosed with pulmonary edema, and that not only effects my lungs, but I get severe swelling of my feet and legs. Adam Cloe has been published in various scientific journals, including the "Journal of Biochemistry." Mabent 08-06-2008, 05:53 AM #5: deljo Member (female) Join Date: May 2007. He is currently a pathology resident at the University of Chicago. Learn about side effects, warnings, dosage, and more. from the University of Chicago and a Ph.D. in pathology from the University of Chicago. ( painful fluid ) I guess I'd say it is helping but watch out for the bladder infection.” People taking Lasix need to be monitored for fluid balance to avoid these side effects. I was prescribed Furosemide 20mg & Potassium Chloride CRYS ER 10 TBCR. This product is available in the following dosage forms:Portions of this document last updated: Aug. 01, 2020Copyright © 2020 IBM Watson Health. Our general interest e-newsletter keeps you up to date on a wide variety of health topics.Furosemide belongs to a group of medicines called loop diuretics (also known as water pills). A daily dose of Lasix helps control chronic swelling. Side Effects.

People taking Lasix need to be monitored for fluid balance to avoid these side effects. I take 60mg of Lasix and i also take atenolol, spironolactone and k-dur. This is a life threatening problem for people who need a diuretic, one that the FDA should have addressed years ago, bad generics.” “furosemide worked very well, a few day's and swelling went down considerably, pain abated.” This can be very stressful to deal with because it affects mobility & exercising is challenging.

Now I'm taking Nitrofurantoin Monohyd Mac for infection.

If you have excess fluid in your blood it can promote water retention.

“Lasix (furosemide) works brilliant then some days nothing I often wonder why. Dehydration, in turn, can cause low blood pressure. Also, many people with CHF take another drug called digoxin.

This condition often occurs before menstruation and is more common in young women.If you have fluid retention that doesn't respond to diuretics, one potential treatment is to limit the amount of sodium in your diet. I can't take it that often. Another type of medication, known as an ACE inhibitor, may also be effective. Furosemide is a prescription drug used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure) and edema. “My optimum dose is 120mg every morning along with 20mg potassium chloride and another 80mg furosemide at 4 pm.”

Hospital arrival weight 209lb Lasix 1 pill 20mg and -9 pounds. dry mouth - chew sugar-free gum or suck sugar-free sweets.

It is not known what causes this condition, but it is associated with hypothyroidism, obesity and diabetes mellitus.

© 1998-2020 Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research (MFMER). “Worked for the first week now I am still in pain in my feet and calves. Lasix is a powerful aid in helping the body lose excess fluid, but it can go too far and cause dehydration. Furosemide is also used alone or together with other medicines to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Lasix (furosemide): “Lasix (a potassium-depleting drug) made me pee a lot, but didn't do much to decrease swelling. in writing at Indiana University. Since 1983 she has written for the "Bennington Banner," HERE, "New Wives's Tales," and literary magazines.

It works by acting on the kidneys to increase the flow of urine.