Furosemide (Lasix)

Indications


Pharmacology

  • Sulfonamide Loop Diuretic (see Sulfonamides, [[Sulfonamides]]): inhibition of sodium-potassium-chloride cotransport in the ascending loop of Henle

Administration

  • PO:
  • IV:
  • IV Drip:

Adverse Effects

Renal Adverse Effects

GI Adverse Effects

  • Acute Pancreatitis (see Acute Pancreatitis, [[Acute Pancreatitis]]): definite association with pancreatitis

Other Adverse Effects

  • Ototoxicity/Hearing Loss

References

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