Diuretic

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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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Leg edema, liver related

What's the best way to deal with liver related edema in my legs, ankles, and feet? Currently taking 40mg furosemide and 50-100mg of Spironolactone. Weight gain related to edema. I'm on a sodium restricted diet, and drink about 2qts. of water daily. At one time I was at 4th Stage Liver Failure, I have regular banding of esophageal varices, procedures every six months. Taking low dose of Nadolol to keep portal pressure down. Can you make any suggestions as to how I can help myself? ## My sister had/edema, she has not discussed all she has done but she goes to a therapist now 3 times a week and they work on her legs in pushing the fluid out and on her stomach and she said they massage and push, wish I could tell you more. She had it for years, was given water pills, they did surger...

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Good and bad effects of decilone forte

I just wanna say thank you to all the doctors who cares for my son's life because of brainstem glioma.thank you for giving him the medicine mannitol and decilone forte to ease the pain in his head the increase intra cranial pressure with projectile vomiting. ## Puwede ba po gawing vitamins ang decilon forte kc marami nag take nyan tumaba sila

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Hydrochlorot tab Acc vs Hydrochlorothiazide cap Myl

My husband has been taking Hydrochlorothiazide cap Myl. He just got a refill and noticed it is Hydrochlorot tab Acc. Both are 12.5 mg. Are these the same medicine? ## Hi Joan - I am pretty sure that "Hydrochlorot" is just an abbreviation for the full name Hydrochlorothiazide. And based on the abbreviations that you shared, it sounds like the first version he took was a capsule from Mylan (NDC 0378-0810), and that his refill now contains the tablet from Accord (NDC 16729-182). Does the following image look like his current script? HCTZ 12.5 MG ORAL TABLET / ACCORD Color: Orange Imprint: H 1 If so, then my assumptions are correct. If NOT, is there any way that you can share the color and imprints on the new prescription? ## You are correct. His pills look like the picture. Thank ...

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DOSAGE OF SAMBONG RE-LEAF FORTE 500MG

HOW MANY SAMBONG CAN BE TAKEN EVERY DAY? ACTUALLY, I STARTED TO TAKE SAMBONG LAST NIGHT ON JUNE 13, 2011 WITH THE RECOMMENDATION OF MY AUNTIE BUT I TAKE ONLY 3 TABLETS A DAY... IS IT OK IF I TAKE 3 TABLETS A DAY? ## Sambong is a supplement that is claimed to have quite a few medical uses, including being used as a diuretic and yes, it is usually taken 3 times a day, though it can be anywhere from 1 to 2 tablets, depending on the condition it is being used to treat. Are there any other questions? ## Masakit ang baywang ko pwede ba ako uminom ng sambong? ilang capsule? thx.. ## how long will it takes for my kidney stone to be dissolve while taking sambong re leaf 500mg ## binbalisawsaw po ako...naiinis po ako ksi panay ang punta ko s c.r. ok lang ba uminom ng sambong releaf forte at ialng...

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Edema and Furosemide

Does anyone know does this medication works for swollen feet and ankles? ## It helps me very much. ## I have been taking Furosemide for a couple of years now and it definately helps with swollen feet and ankles. I take 40mg twice a day. I have never had any problems taking this medicine. ## My daughter has been prescribed Furosdmide 20mg and Diamox 500 mg for idiopathic intracranial hypertension. She has been on them 7 days and so far has not had increased urination. Has anybody who has been on these drugs know how long it usually takes for this to kick in? Also, does anybody know someone else with this condition? She has just been diagnosed with it and we do not know of anybody with it. Thanks. ## Hi, Patricia. I had the same pathology a few years ago. I used Diamox and it works for me...

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Furosemide 20 Mg Tablet

Does this help with low blood pressure as well as high blood pressure? ## Furosemide is a loop diuretic used in the treatment of congestive heart failure and edema. Other information I was able to gather shows that this drug can be prescribed for hypertension (high blood pressure). I have not seen any info on this drug pertaining to low blood pressure. 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. ## i just took 20 20mg ic furosemide am i going to overdose ## Should this be taken in the morning or in the evening? ## My husband has been taking furosemide 20 mg Qualitest brand for quite some time and now we're not able to get it. Is there a reason why? It's the o...

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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 ...

Updated in Furosemide
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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