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Furosemide

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Diuretics Lasix Adult, Children

Furosemide - What is it for

Frusemide belongs to a class of medications called Diuretics. It works on your kidneys to get rid of extra water and salts in your body.
This medication is used to remove excess fluid from your body. This will decrease the pressure on the blood vessels and allow the heart to work less hard. Hence, it may also be used to treat high blood pressure.

Furosemide - Additional Information

  • Updated on Wednesday, July 31, 2019
  • Article contributed by PSS National Medication Information Workgroup PSS National Medication Information Workgroup

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