Bumetanide (Bumex)

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mcarter
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79628
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Bumetanide (Bumex)
Updated:
2011-04-14 13:22:30
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Bumetanide Bumex
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Paramedic Drugs
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  1. Class
    Diurectic
  2. Description
    Potent diuretic with rapid onset and short duration on action
  3. Mechanism of Action
    Loop diuretic that inhibits reabsorption of sodium chloride in kidneys. 1mg of Bumex = 40mg Lasix
  4. Onset of Action
    • Onset: 1-2 min
    • Peak: 15-30 min
    • Druation: 3.5-4.0 hrs.
    • Half-Life: 60-90 min
  5. Idications
    Pulmonary Edema
  6. Contraidications
    If pregnant use only if in life-threatening emergencies
  7. Precautions
    Dehydration, electrolyte depletion, people allergic to Lasix may not be allergic to Bumex
  8. Side Effects
    Muscle cramps, dizziness, hypotension, headache, nausea, vomiting.
  9. Adult Dose
    .5-1.0 mg
  10. Pedi-Dose
    not established
  11. Max Dose
    One dose pre-hospital
  12. Routes of Administration
    IV/IO/IM
  13. How Supplied
    Vials

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