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Furosemide - An Overview

Furosemide, marketed under the brand Lasix, belongs to a class of medications known as diuretic medications. Through Push Health, people in need of a furosemide prescription can connect with a licensed medical provider who can prescribe furosemide medication, including generic furosemide 20 mg and furosemide 40 mg tablets, when appropriate to do so.

What Is Furosemide Used For?

Furosemide prescription medication belongs to a class of drugs known as diuretics. Furosemide medication is sometimes prescribed to manage high blood pressure (hypertension) alone or in combination with other medications such as hydrochlorothiazide (Micardis). Furosemide is also used for the treatment of edema in conditions such as heart failure and cirrhosis. Similar to bumetanide (Bumex) and torsemide (Demadex), furosemide is thought to block the absorption of sodium and chloride in the proximal and distal tubules and the loop of Henle. Furosemide is bound to proteins in the plasma and has a terminal half-life of roughly two hours. The drug in furosemide prescription tablets is excreted in the urine.

Furosemide - Dosage and Cost

Furosemide tablets are white and taken orally, available as furosemide 20mg, 40mg and 80mg tablets. Furosemide itself is a white to off-white odorless crystalline powder that is largely insoluble in water. The usual starting furosemide dosage is 20mg but that depends on the judgement of the prescribing medical provider. Furosemide prescription tablets are considered affordable and typically cost under fifteen cents per tablet. In some cases, the cost of furosemide medication may be covered under one's insurance plan. Also, furosemide coupons may be available at times to help reduce the cost of the medication even more.

Can I Buy Furosemide Online?

In the United States, furosemide is a prescription medication. As such, one cannot just buy furosemide online as the first step is getting a prescription and furosemide OTC is not available as a result. To help people in need of furosemide tablets, Push Health connects people taking furosemide medication with medical providers who can prescribe furosemide tablets, including furosemide 40 mg and furosemide 20 mg medication, when appropriate to do so.

Furosemide - Side Effects

Side effects of furosemide medication use include, but are not limited to, dehydration, electrolyte imbalances, thirst, weakness, lethargy and muscle cramps. Furosemide tablets should not be taken by anyone with a hypersensitivity or allergy to the medication or in people with anuria. People allergic to sulfonamide medications may also be allergic to furosemide. Furosemide and alcohol should not be used together. Prior to use, concerns about side effects associated with furosemide prescription medication use should be discussed with one's pharmacist and medical provider.

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Last updated October 6, 2021. Given the evolving nature of medicine and science, this information might not be accurate and should not be construed as medical advice or diagnosis / treatment recommendations. Please consult a licensed medical provider if you have additional questions. Please call 911 immediately or go to the nearest emergency room if you believe you are experiencing a medical emergency.