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.
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furosemide

n furosemida
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The researchers examined the safety and tolerability of withdrawing the diuretic furosemide in patients with stable chronic heart failure.
PHILADELPHIA -- While a switch to spironolactone may be contemplated for a heart failure patient with an inadequate response to oral furosemide (Lasix), transitioning the patient to an alternative loop diuretic may be the preferable approach, Paul McKie, MD, MPH, said at the annual meeting of the American College of Physicians.
PHILADELPHIA -- While many internists might think a switch to spironolactone would be warranted for a heart failure patient with inadequate response to oral furosemide (Lasix), transitioning to an alternative loop diuretic may be the preferable approach, a cardiologist said during a session at the annual meeting of the American College of Physicians.
Turkmenistani wrestler Rustem Nazarov, who exited the tournament at the first-round stage, tested positive for furosemide, a masking agent, in a pre-competition urine test.
Lots of plant extracts have been evaluated for their diuretic effect, but none succeeded as loop diuretics like furosemide. Many research works have proven that plant extracts showed significant diuretic activity, and they attributed it due to the involvement of prostaglandins.
He does not anticipate a major safety concern since furosemide is a well-known compound used for years in heart failure diuresis.
Hyperkalaemia was treated with glucose-insulin (10 units of insulin added to 1 litre of glucose 10%) and mild hyperventilation and furosemide (20 mg bolus) with a change of the maintenance fluid from compound lactate solution to normal saline with the same rate (225ml/h).
Furthermore, furosemide, which was used for a prolonged period because of protracted lower extremity edema, was also interrupted.
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