What Are You Struggling With?

Furosemide (Lasix )

What is the Generic Name for Lasix?

Furosemide

What is the Trade Name for Furosemide?

Lasix

What are the Indications of Furosemide (Lasix )?

  • Edema
  • Hypertension

What are the Actions of Furosemide (Lasix )?

Prevents reabsorption of sodium and chloride in the kidneys, increase excretion of water, sodium, chloride, magnesium, potassium.

What is the Therapeutic Class of Furosemide (Lasix )?

Diuretics

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Date Published - Apr 20, 2015
Date Modified - Jun 10, 2016

Jon Haws RN

Written by Jon Haws RN

Jon Haws RN began his nursing career at a Level I Trauma ICU in DFW working as a code team nurse, charge nurse, and preceptor. Frustrated with the nursing education process, Jon started NRSNG in 2014 with a desire to provide tools and confidence to nursing students around the globe. When he's not busting out content for NRSNG, Jon enjoys spending time with his two kids and wife.