Furosemide
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Furosemide?

(fyoor OH se mide)

• This medicine is used to get rid of extra fluid.

• This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure.

• This medicine is used to improve a weakened heart.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• You may need potassium supplements. Talk with healthcare provider.

• If you are taking this medicine and have high blood pressure, talk with healthcare provider before using over-the-counter products that may increase blood pressure. These include cough or cold remedies, diet pills, stimulants, ibuprofen or like products, and certain natural products or supplements.

• Limit alcohol intake (includes wine, beer, and liquor).

• You can get sunburned more easily. Avoid sun, sunlamps, and tanning beds. Use sunscreen; wear protective clothing and eyewear.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

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