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Furosemide

Information

Uses

Furosemide is used in the treatment of fluid retention (edema), heart failure, increased blood pressure and hypercalcemia (increased calcium levels in blood)

How it works

Furosemide lowers swelling by removing the levels of excess water and electrolytes in the body.

Common side effects

Dehydration, Decreased potassium level in blood, Decreased magnesium level in blood, Increased blood uric acid, Hearing loss

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Content on this page was last updated on 14 January, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)