Furosemide aka Lasix most commonly used diuretic. Used to reduce body water content (usually by inducing urination) for 2 conditions: hypertension or edema. It's the #1 treatment for edema assoc c CHF (aka left-sided) also used for pts c cirrhosis or renal impairment. A loop-diuretic, it acts on the Loop of Henle in the kidney. As it's NOT a potassium-sparing diuretic,  most common adverse effect is electrolyte imbalance. Monitor lab and I/O. Lasix "lasts 6 hours" referring to duration of…

“ Furosemide aka Lasix is probably the most commonly used diuretic. It is used to reduce body water content (usually by inducing urination) for two conditions: hypertension or edema. It is the

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Diuretics and their action in the Nephron. Thiazides and loop diuretics (lasix) are potassium wasting, so patients may need a supplement. Aldactone is potassium sparing, so watch for hyperkalemia.

Diuretics and their mechanisms of action. The only thing more fun than Biochemistry is reverse biochemistry (aka pharm) :-D

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Examples of thiazide diuretics include:  Chlorothiazide (Diuril) Hydrochlorothiazide (Microzide) Indapamide Metolazone (Zaroxolyn) Chlorthalidone Examples of loop diuretics include:  Bumetanide Ethacrynic acid (Edecrin) Furosemide (Lasix) Torsemide (Demadex) Examples of potassium-sparing diuretics include:  Amiloride Eplerenone (Inspra) Spironolactone (Aldactone) Triamterene (Dyrenium)

Examples of thiazide diuretics include: Chlorothiazide (Diuril) Hydrochlorothiazide (Microzide) Indapamide Metolazone (Zaroxolyn) Chlorthalidone Examples of loop diuretics include: Bumetanide Ethacrynic acid (Edecrin) Furosemide (Lasix) Torsemide (Demad

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