High-Dose Loop Diuretic Can Raise Post-Cardiac Surgery Mortality High-Dose Loop Diuretic Can Raise Post-Cardiac Surgery Mortality
Furosemide at high doses after cardiac surgeries like valve replacement or coronary bypass can prolong ICU stays and worsen mortality, a cohort analysis suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - August 26, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

furosemide
Title: furosemideCategory: MedicationsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/10/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet High Blood Pressure General)
Source: MedicineNet High Blood Pressure General - August 10, 2022 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Furosemide Seen as Safe for Preventing Newborn Lung Disease Furosemide Seen as Safe for Preventing Newborn Lung Disease
Frequently used off-label, the drug was not riskier than placebo, a new study found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Palliative Care in Assisted Living
Mrs. M is a 92-year-old woman residing in an assisted living community. Her medical history includes hypertension, gout, hyperlipidemia, atrial fibrillation, hypothyroidism, and melanoma with invasion into the parotid gland; she has had removal of a lesion and a parotidectomy with nerve involvement impacting the 7th cranial nerve. Her medications include oral levothyroxine, 100 μg daily; oral vitamin D, 1,000 units daily; oral probenecid 500/colchicine, 0.5 mg daily; oral lisinopril, 5 mg daily; oral furosemide, 20 mg daily; oral duloxetine, 60 mg for depression; oral carvedilol, 6.25 mg twice a day; oral aspirin, 81 mg d...
Source: Caring for the Ages - March 29, 2022 Category: Health Management Authors: Barbara Resnick, Paige Hector Tags: Interdisciplinary Team Case Studies Source Type: news

Microtransitions: A Crevice in the Bridge Before It Cracks
Mrs. P is an 82-year-old retired farmer ’s wife, functionally independent at baseline, who was admitted to post-acute care services at a skilled nursing facility for debility after a seven-day hospital stay for acute exacerbation of her chronic systolic and diastolic heart failure. Her rehabilitation stay was complicated by a weight gai n of five pounds in the first week. Her follow-up evaluation at the heart failure clinic (one week after her hospital discharge) recommended intravenous furosemide, for which she was directly transferred to the heart failure clinic’s outpatient infusion center. (Source: Caring for the Ages)
Source: Caring for the Ages - February 22, 2022 Category: Health Management Authors: Sandeep R. Pagali, Sing Palat, Aval Na-Ree S. Green Tags: Transitions of Care Source Type: news

What to D.O.: Nebulized Furosemide Makes All the Difference for Patients with Dyspnea at the End of Life
No abstract available (Source: Emergency Medicine News)
Source: Emergency Medicine News - August 1, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: What to D.O. Source Type: news

Torsemide Over Furosemide as First-Line Loop Diuretic for HF Torsemide Over Furosemide as First-Line Loop Diuretic for HF
' One thing we do for no reason is use furosemide rather than torsemide as loop diuretic for patients with heart failure, ' said an expert.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - May 7, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

Furosemide (Furosemide Tablets) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - October 29, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Kentucky adopts new horse racing safety reforms, bans controversial drug
As both external and internal pressure mounts on the horse racing industry, Kentucky ’s regulatory agency has enacted new safety reforms, including a ban on a controversial drug.  The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission voted this week to start phasing out the race day use of Lasix, according to a news release. Lasix is another name for the diuretic furosemide and is administered to horses to reduce or prevent bleeding from exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrhages brought on by intense workouts. According… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 11, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Marty Finley Source Type: news

furosemide (Lasix)
Title: furosemide (Lasix)Category: MedicationsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/27/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet High Blood Pressure General)
Source: MedicineNet High Blood Pressure General - June 27, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Lasix (furosemide) vs. thiazide diuretics
Title: Lasix (furosemide) vs. thiazide diureticsCategory: MedicationsCreated: 6/10/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/10/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Medications General)
Source: MedicineNet Medications General - June 10, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Lasix (furosemide) vs. Zaroxolyn (metolazone)
Title: Lasix (furosemide) vs. Zaroxolyn (metolazone)Category: MedicationsCreated: 6/10/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/10/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Medications General)
Source: MedicineNet Medications General - June 10, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Lasix (furosemide) vs. hydrochlorothiazide
Title: Lasix (furosemide) vs. hydrochlorothiazideCategory: MedicationsCreated: 6/7/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/7/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Medications General)
Source: MedicineNet Medications General - June 7, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Lasix (furosemide) vs. Edecrin (ethacrynic acid)
Title: Lasix (furosemide) vs. Edecrin (ethacrynic acid)Category: MedicationsCreated: 6/7/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/7/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Medications General)
Source: MedicineNet Medications General - June 7, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Lasix (furosemide) vs. bumetanide
Title: Lasix (furosemide) vs. bumetanideCategory: MedicationsCreated: 6/6/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/6/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - June 6, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news