LASIX 40 MG 12 Tab.
Lasix tablets belong to a group of medicines called diuretics or water tablets. It is used to reduce swelling (edema) caused by excess water in the body of people with heart failure, liver disease and kidney disease. This medicine is also used to treat high blood pressure.
Lasix Tablets help your body get rid of excess water and salt through urine. It can be used alone or in combination with other medications, depending on the dose recommended by your doctor. It can be taken with or without food and should be taken at the same time each day. It is recommended that you do not take this medicine within 4 hours of bedtime so that you do not have to wake up at night and urinate.
It is important to continue taking this medicine even if you feel good. If you stop taking it without consulting your doctor, your symptoms may worsen. Lifestyle changes like reducing stress, restricting salt intake, and stopping smoking may help this medication work better.
Common side effects of this medicine include hypotension, electrolyte imbalance, dehydration, decreased sodium level in blood, decreased potassium level in the blood, and decreased magnesium level in blood. These are usually mild and disappear after a short time. Consult your doctor if they bother you or do not go away.
Before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have any liver problems. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking it. Regular monitoring of kidney function tests and electrolyte levels is important while using this medicine. It may reduce the potassium level in your blood so your doctor may ask you to add potassiumrich foods to your diet (such as bananas, coconut water, etc.) or prescribe supplements.
USES OF LASIX TABLET
BENEFITS OF LASIX TABLET
Lasix Tablet prevents your body from absorbing too much salt and allows the salt to be removed in your urine instead. It also helps get rid of excess water. This helps lower your blood pressure and makes it easier for your heart to pump blood around your body. Low blood pressure reduces the risk of heart attack and stroke. For this medicine to be effective, you need to change your lifestyle accordingly and take it regularly.
Side effects of LASIX tablets
Most side effects do not require medical attention and disappear as your body adapts to the drug. Contact your doctor if they persist, or if you are worried about them
How to use LASIX tablet?
Take this medicine and take it for the period recommended by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Lasix Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.