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Loop diuretic with rapid onset and short duration of action
Mechanism of Action
Inhibits sodium and chloride re-absorption in the ascending limb of the loop of Henle. (1mg of Bumex equal to 40mg of Lasix)
Treatment of edema associated with CHF, hepatic and renal disease.
anuria, hepatic cirrhosis, hepatic coma, Electrolye depletion
Volume and electrolyte depletion may cause muscle cramps, dizziness, hypotension, headache, nausea
Dosage and Administration
1mg slow IV or IM
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