Furosemide(Lasix)

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Lhernandez
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279891
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Furosemide(Lasix)
Updated:
2015-01-27 01:45:33
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Pharmacologygroup6 LVAPEC
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Drug Profiles,Pharmacology Group 6
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Furosemide(Lasix) drug profile
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  1. Furosemide(Lasix) Class
    Loop diuretic
  2. Furosemide(Lasix) MOA
    • Inhibits electrolyte reabsorption
    • Promotes excreation of Sodium, Postasium and Chloride
  3. Furosemide(Lasix) Indication
    • CHF
    • Pulmonary Edema
    • Hypertensive crisis
  4. Furosemide(Lasix) Contraindication
    • Hypovolemia
    • Hypotension
    • Hypersensitivity
    • Hepatic coma
    • Anuria
  5. Furosemide(Lasix) Adverse
    • May exacerbate hypovolemia
    • Hypokalemia
    • Hypochloremia
    • Hyponatremia
    • Hyperglycemia
    • ECG changes
    • Dry mouth
  6. Furosemide(Lasix) Dosage
    Adult: 0.5-1mg/kg IV over 1-2mins. If no respone double the dose to 2mg/kg over 1-2mins

    Peds: 1mg/kg IV/IO

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