Furosemide

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tville01
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Furosemide
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2013-01-10 20:13:53
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Furosemide
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  1. What is the medication class for furosemide
    loop diuretic
  2. What are the indications for loop diuretics
    • pulmonary edema
    • HTN
    • ^ renal calcium excreation
    • HF
    • renal failure
    • cirrhosis
  3. What are the contraindications for furosemide
    • allergy
    • hepatic coma
    • severe electrolyte loss
    • Allergy to sulfonamide(still used, just be aware)
  4. What are the adverse side effects of fuerosemide
    • CNS-dizzy, HA, tinnitus, blurred vision
    • GI- N&V, diarrhea
    • Hematologic- agranulocytosis, thrombocytopenia, neutropenia
    • Metabolic- hypokalemia, hyperglycemia, hyperuricemia
  5. What are the routes for fuerosemide
    • IM
    • IV
    • PO
  6. What is the brand name for furosemide
    Lasix
  7. Furosemide Interactions
    • Aminoglycosides
    • Vanco
    • Corticosteroids
    • Digoxin
    • Lithium
    • NSAIDs
  8. Furosemide dose
    • PO 20-80mg/day
    • IM/IV 20-40mg/dose Max of 600mg/day

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