1. Decreases preload by vasodilation effects in less than 5 minutes.
2. Inhibits electrolyte reabsorption in the distal loop of Henle, and promotes the excretion ofsodium, potassium, hydrogen, magnesium, and chloride to decrease circulating blood volume by its diuretic effect within 5-30 minutes.
Furosemide Lasix use
1. Cardiogenic pulmonary edema
Furosemide Lasix contraindications
Anuria, hypersensitivity, hypovolemia/dehydration, known hypersensitivity to sulfonamides, states of severe electrlyte depletions.