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Diuretic Overview

A diuretic is any substance that promotes diuresis, the increased production of urine. This includes forced diuresis. There are several categories of diuretics. All diuretics increase the excretion of water from bodies, although each class does so in a distinct way. Alternatively, an antidiuretic, such as vasopressin (antidiuretic hormone), is an agent or drug which reduces the excretion of water in urine. Contents 1 Medical uses 2 Types 2.1 High ceiling/loop diuretic 2.2 Thiazides 2.3 C...

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Furosemide 40 MG

WHAT IS THIS PRESCRIBED FOR? ## Furosemide is a loop diuretic used in the treatment of congestive heart failure and edema. For more information about this drug, please refer to the link below... If you have any more questions or concerns, please post back and I will be happy to help you. ## This Furosemide I have is probably 7-8 yrs old. Does the compound change or do you think it gets weak? Thanks! I hope you can help. ## Hi Jo, When it comes to drugs and medication I believe it is best to not take any chances with the past expiration date. They may still be ok to take if they haven't been exposed to a high amount of heat or various other conditions outside of the bottle, however I am not a pharmacist or MD, so I cannot guarantee if it is safe for you to consume. I would recommend ...

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Orange round pill with 50 239

Please let me know asap what this pill is? Once again it is orange in color, with an imprint of 50 239. ## Hello Valarie, The imprint and color you gave me matches a Furosemide 50 mg pill I found in the NIH database. Furosemide is a water pill that prevents your body from absorbing too much salt. Below is some information I pulled up regarding this pill. Product Code 13985-585 Imprint 50;239 Name Furosemide Ingredients Furosemide 50 Mg; Label Author Mwi/vetone Color Yellow Size 10mm Shape Round I hope this information is helpful. Please let me know if you have any further questions.

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Combitic Global - is it a real pharmaceutical company?

I purchased what should have been Lasix 100 mg ..it says "Lusix 100 mg". The generic name should be furosemide and on the packaging it says "frusemide". There are no markings on the pills and I'm just wondering if anyone else has experienced this? The envelope came from Combitic global caplet pvt ltd? Any suggestions? ## Honestly from the way you put it, this sounds like a classic case of a counterfeit. Deliberate misspellings for otherwise common drug names is the biggest red flag in my opinion. I'm not saying that Combitic Global Caplet is a fake manufacturer (though I could be mistaken), but perhaps whoever is distributing these products is putting on some sort of front for the real deal, if you know what I mean. On that note, Combitic Global Caplet does appea...

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Going off Triamterene

I have been on Triamterene for a month. I was using this for possible Menierre Disease. However, after a second opinion I was told it was not Menierres and to get off pill. Will I experience any withdrawal symptoms after being on it for a short time? ## How did you find out it wasn't Meneer's Disease? What is your diagnosis as of now? I was diagnosed with Meneer's Disease and get super dizzy and have to force myself to go to sleep. Even then I wake up with it still. It's the absolute worst feeling I don't wish it upon my worst enemy!!! I've tried every drug in that catorgy n as of now I'm on Promethazine. I'm supposed to take it every day but I only take it when I have an attack or feel it coming on. It sucks to live day to day not knowing when I'm go...

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Sandoz Triamterene 37.5 Mg / Hctz 25mg Tabs

Is hydrochlorothiazide 25mg / triamterene 37.5mg tabs by Sandoz, greenish blue? ## Drug manufacturers can change the color or shape of any pill over a period of time without prior notice, so this is definitely something that you cannot asses unless you have the pill in your possession. Alternatively, if you can provide me the imprints and shape of the pill, I can look it up for you in a drug database and get back to you with any of these details. ## My mother has been on Triamterene/HCTZ 37.5/25 capsules for many years. The drug is manufactured by Sandoz. When she refilled the drug this weekend, she received tablets, not the capsules she had been getting. She is 86 years old, and concerned about possible side effects of changing the medication form. Are the capsules still available? ## ...

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triamterene hctz-going off the med

I have been taking triamterene/hctz for over 10 years. My doctor at the time put me on it for water retention. I recently had to switch doctors and she wouldn't refill it for me because she says it's not good for my health. Well the first day I was off the med, I started retaining a lot of water in my fingers legs feet. If I want to reduce the retention, I have to get off my feet and elevate them. I am so frustrated and unhappy and uncomfortable and am worried the retention is always going to be a problem. Anyone else have this happen and can help me with info what to do? I am thinking of going back to one of the doctors I had been going to knowing she will prescribe me some kind of diuretic ## Hello, Donna! How are you? Yes, letting retention continue like that can be very dang...

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PE what is lasipen

Is this lasix ## I got the same thing... it doens't seem nearly as potent as other lasix I've had. I'm wondering if it's fake. Or thinking it is. Notice it can't be found anywhere. ## Yes, it contains the same active ingredient as Lasix, which is Furosemide. It is commonly used to treat high blood pressure, certain cardiac conditions, congestive heart failure and GERD. The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, frequent urination, hypotension, and dehydration. Is there anything else I can help with?

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pink pill side affect ## Dose hydrochlorot 25 mg cause you to lose potassium? It's causes me to lose potassium, plus cases impudence. David ## Hydrochlorothiazide is a diuretic that is used to help remove excess fluid from the body to treat conditions, such as high blood pressure, edema, and congestive heart failure. Yes, lowering your potassium level is one of its listed side effects according to FDA warnings. Impotence, nausea, headache, dizziness, hypotension, and dehydration may also occur. Is there anything else I can help with?

LIGHT Orange Round Pill 672 Imprint ON ONE SIDE BLANK ON THE OTHER

I FOUND THESE PILLS IN MY SON'S ROOM UNDER HIS MATRESS AND I WANNA KNOW WHAT THEY ARE ## Hi Tim, The closest match I can find based on the description is Spironolactone (50 mg). It is a white oval pill with the imprint R672. Spironolactone is used primarily to treat heart failure, ascites in patients with liver disease, low-renin hypertension, hypokalemia and Conn's syndrome. You can learn more about this drug on the page for Spironolactone Details I hope this helps! ## Thanks jenna i appreciate your help. ## The pill you found is not 672, it is G72, and it is oxymorphone - the generic brand. I hope you were able to find out that your son is taking narcotics. ## No it is 672 and yes they are oxymorphone 10 mg extended release it is used to treat pain and classified as a narcotic...

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Can Regestrone Delay The Periods For Few Days

Can regestrone tablet delay the periods cycle for few days? Actually, I have a event coming up on 28 April 2012 so what shall I do to not to have periods that day? ## I Had Slight Spotting But Wanted To Delay My Periods By A Week & Have Started Regestrone 5mg. Will It Stop The Flow? ## Hi Sarah, According to the link below changes in menstrual flow are one of the common side effects of Regestrone. Also, I've heard of women experiencing delayed periods after using this medication. Everyone reacts to these types of medications differently so I can't tell you for sure if it will delay your period by the date mentioned, but there is a good chance that it might. nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a604034.html Has anyone else experienced delayed periods while taking Regestrone?...

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