Bumex (Bumetanide)

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quaydud3
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Bumex (Bumetanide)
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2011-05-24 07:26:04
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  1. Description
    Loop diuretic with rapid onset and short duration of action
  2. 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)
  3. Indications
    Treatment of edema associated with CHF, hepatic and renal disease.
  4. Contraindications
    anuria, hepatic cirrhosis, hepatic coma, Electrolye depletion
  5. Precautions
    Volume and electrolyte depletion may cause muscle cramps, dizziness, hypotension, headache, nausea
  6. Dosage and Administration
    1mg slow IV or IM

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