teex furosemide

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teex furosemide
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2010-06-26 17:28:32
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  1. Furosemide (Lasix) Class
    Loop Diuretic
  2. Furosemide (Lasix) Actions
    • 1. Inhibits reabsorbtion of Sodium Chloride (NaCL)
    • 2. Increases osmolarity in the loop of Henle
    • 3. Promotes prompt diuresis
    • 4. Vasodilation
  3. Furosemide (Lasix) Indications
    • 1. Congestive Heart Failure
    • 2. Pulmonary Edema
  4. Furosemide (Lasix) Contraindications
    • 1. Pregnancy
    • 2. Dehydration
    • 3. Hypovolemia
    • 4. Hypokalemia
    • 5. Patients taking Lithium (Lasix blocks the renal excretion of lithium) reciprocate
  5. Furosemide (Lasix) Precaustions
    Protect medication from light
  6. Furosemide (Lasix) Side Effects
    • 1. Nausea / vomitting
    • 2. Hypokalemia
    • 3. Dehydration
  7. Furosemide (Lasix) Dosage
    40-80mg (generally if the patient takes lasix, the higher dose is needed)
  8. Furosemide (Lasix) Route
    IV
  9. Furosemide (Lasix) How Supplied
    vial, ampule, or prefilled syringe: 40mg / 4ml or 100mg / 10ml
  10. Furosemide (Lasix) Pediatric Dosage
    1 mg / kg

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