furosemide


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fu·ro·se·mide

 (fyo͝o-rō′sə-mīd′)
n.
A white to yellow crystalline powder, C12H11ClN2O5S, used as a diuretic.

[fur(fural) + s(ulf)- + alteration of amide.]
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Noun1.furosemide - commonly used diuretic (trade name Lasix) used to treat hypertension and edema
diuretic, diuretic drug, water pill - any substance that tends to increase the flow of urine, which causes the body to get rid of excess water
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fu·ro·se·mide

n. furosemida, diurético.

furosemide

n furosemida
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All 28 patients in the study were challenged with furosemide (a sulfa nonantibiotic) with no allergic reactions.
Ever since he was diagnosed with congenital heart disease at 3 months of age, he has been taking Digoxin, Furosemide and Aldactone for the hole in his heart.
Researchers at the University of Western Australia treated guinea pigs with a drug called furosemide one week after tinnitus had been triggered by exposure to loud noise.
Le Portugais Deco, controle positif au furosemide en mars avec son equipe bresilienne de Fluminense (Rio de Janeiro), a ete autorise a jouer avant-hier vendredi par la justice sportive bresilienne, selon le journal sportif Lance publie hier samedi.
Research, published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, found that between torsemide, furosemide and bumetanide, torsemide was shown to be more effective and better tolerated than the other two.
Only patients with a clinical diagnosis of congestive heart failure based on symptoms (fatigue, dyspnea, orthopnea) and physical signs (elevated jugular venous pressure, chest rales, S3 gallop, or edema) and confirmed by echocardiography that received furosemide during hospitalization were included.
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For enrollment, the following inclusion criteria were applied: evidence of right or bi-ventricular chronic heart failure in III NYHA class; resistance to oral diuretic therapy, as proven by recent occurrence of oliguria (urine output <20 mL per hour during 12 hours at least) despite oral furosemide therapy at dose [greater than or equal to] 125 mg per day; ascertained administration-during day hospital or ordinary hospital stay-of one course or more of IV unloading intensive therapy with loop diuretic (furosemide in all cases).
Artistic gymnast Luiza Galiulina, from Uzbekistan, has been provisonally suspended from the Olympic Games after testing positive for the prohibited substance furosemide, the International Olympic Committee announced.
On Sunday, Uzbek gymnast Luiza Galiulina was provisionally suspended from competition at the London Olympics after pre-games screening found traces of the banned medication furosemide in her urine.