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  1. Problem with PROCARDIA XL
    ... taking micardis 80 mg daily, verapamil 240 mg daily, lasix 40 mg 2x day, potassium 10 meq (6-8 tabs daily),doxasosin...
    ... taste is probably due to the fact that you are taking lasix , and are probably dehydrated. Which brings me back...
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  2. Alternatives to HCTZ? (Long)
    ... be combined with another diuretic, such as Hctz or Lasix to prevent hypokalemia. I have heard that the newest...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Potassium Spironolactone

  3. Your experiences with HCTZ
    ... medication? I've never taken HCTZ, but I did take Lasix (Furosemide) for many years. I couldn't take much...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Furosemide

  4. diuretic not working
    ... bendroflumethiazide with the candesarten and gave me lasix instead.I have read about lasix and was expecting...
    ... Huskie, have you been taking Lasix INSTEAD OF bendroflumethizide AND candesartan or is...
    ... I am now taking candesarten and lasix ....
    ... Micardis) and could not tolerate them. I am taking Lasix though, in addition to my two diuretics, Hctz and ... Spironolactone. Since the addition of Lasix about two weeks ago, there's been no change in my ... diuretics, it will NOT be adequately controlled with Lasix alone. I know you are taking another antihypertensive ... more days. Some thoughts regarding these drugs: Lasix is a potassium WASTING drug Candesartan is a potassium ... keep an eye on them. The expected side effect of Lasix on most people is an increased urination. If that ... of other bp meds when they start their patients on Lasix . Mine didn't. Luckily (or unluckily, depending how ... mind you need SOME sodium daily,especialy while on Lasix . Just don't go overboard with either! :) Either of...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diovan Potassium Spironolactone

  5. My Experience with Tekturna HCT
    ... sulfa and anything containing sulfa. Did you know that lasix contains sulfa? It does. Finally, my doctor prescribed...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lisinopril tekturna

  6. Arthritis symptoms and blood pressure medications
    ... that's the only new side effect I've noticed with Lasix . I get cramps in my feet that make me jump up and...

  7. Pressure High--Afraid of Meds
    ... asprin, (daily in the morning) Cardura 8mg (nightly), Lasix 80mg only as needed for adema which is about once...
    ... you are not on a regular diuretic. Get rid of the Lasix , if your edema is not a big problem. Mine is. I don ... 't use Lasix . I am on two diuretics, Hctz and Spironolactone....
    ... allergic to Maxide at that point my dr. switched me to Lasix . at the onset i took 20mgs daily. the dr. has tried...
    ... i eat potassium enriched foods. when taking the lasix , i take 40 mgs of potassium prescribed by my dr. ...
    ... deal with an acute problem. Guess what it is?..... Lasix . How ironic is that? :) So far, it has not made any ... made that suggestion in an earlier post to dump the Lasix . FG...
    ... deal with an acute problem. Guess what it is?..... Lasix . How ironic is that? :) So far, it has not made any ... made that suggestion in an earlier post to dump the Lasix . FG greetings flowergirl i am so sorry that ... med to your list. maybe the doctor has added the lasix to prevent fluid retention around the heart. although ... daily along with the micardis 80 mg, cardura 8mg and lasix 80 mg 1xs daily as needed; levoxyl 25 mcg daily, albuterol...
    ... your b/p meds. I can't remember the red flags with Lasix but I know after reading about about it, I didn't...
    ... nothing about. :) P.S. I had a much beter day today. Lasix is not the answer though. My doctor did not think...
    ... found some information about the blood pressure and Lasix in my PDR. Somehow, I always manage to get sidetracked ... agents should be reduced by at least 50% when Lasix is added to the regimen. As the blood pressure falls ... under the effect of Lasix , a FURTHER reduction in dosage, or even discontinuation...
    ... to answer my question, explained it: .....If the Lasix is working, the fluid (in the soft tissues) should ... By reducing salt and water in the vascular system, Lasix pulls the fluid from the tissues. The net amount of ... have to think about it. I wonder if a higher dose of Lasix would have some effect on the blood pressure. Probably ... case. I think the blood pressure would drop only if Lasix reduced the volume in the blood vessels (which is...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cardura Clonidine Levoxyl Norvasc Prednisone Verapamil Spironolactone Potassium Albuterol Aspirin Klor-con Qvar Cozaar

  8. Herbal teas?
    ... think that torsemide works more reliably than the Lasix (furosemide) - and probably better than the other...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bumex Furosemide

  9. Question about ARB's vs ACE's
    ... whole blood pressure mess. He recently gave me 5mg of lasix to try (which he called a "tiny" dose) and I had pain ... about that earlier and you had said it might be the lasix . On a positive note, when I checked my BP last...

  10. Micardis and leg pain
    ... over a week, and my Dr. just added a small dose of lasix (5mg) I have been having the worst crampy type pain ... the micardis? I've only been on the small dose of lasix for two days so I don't think I'd be having the pain...
    ... They gave me Lasix during my last fibroid surgery and I had leg pains...
    ... an electrolyte imbalance or overdose caused by the lasix . I would encourage you to contact your doctor's office...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Potassium

  11. BP meds and sexual side effects
    ... How about starting on Lasix instead?...

  12. hydrochlorot for high systolic pressure
    ... anyone have knowledge of 'loop diuretics' furosemide ( Lasix )? Info at the RiteAid drugstore where I shop says...
    ... source to the 1% incidence of this condition with Lasix you mentioned. It definitely should cause fewer problems...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Furosemide

  13. Diuretics and side effects
    ... few days I am happy to say. :) I just read about Lasix . Definitely not a drug I'd want to take. It is the...
    ... models and anorexics. I once knew someone who abused lasix (for weight loss) ...her problems as a result were...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Spironolactone

  14. At The End Of My Tether
    ... 40 mg to 120mg daily. I'm still on Furosemide, or Lasix , 40mg. My blood pressure was up, but the doctor didn...
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  15. Switched again part 2
    ... t work out, there are other diuretics available ( lasix , for example) that might be an option. Thanks,...
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  16. Your experience with Diuretics
    ... Have you ever tried a low, LOW dose of Furosemide ( Lasix )? It is a commonly prescribed diuretic. If I was...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Furosemide

  17. New to HBP-feel like a lab rat
    ... I take sotalol 120, 2/day. In addition I now take lasix 20, tiazac 120, and lisinopril 10mg each day. My ... as to how to organize these meds, I take sotalol, lasix and 5 lisinopril in first AM, tiazac at noon and sotalol...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lisinopril tiazac

  18. Tekturna
    ... of desperation I suppose. I take a beta blocker and Lasix already. I really hope that I can tolerate this...
    ... of desperation I suppose. I take a beta blocker and Lasix already. I really hope that I can tolerate this medicine...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Avapro tekturna Diovan

  19. Need advise
    ... good substitiute diuretic (better in fact IMHO) is Lasix (furosemide.) I am ALWAYS amazed to see doctors...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Furosemide

  20. Tropol xl and heart rate
    ... before but if I take my Cozaar (losartan) WITHOUT my Lasix (diuretic furosemide) my blood pressure will rise...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benicar Cozaar Furosemide Toprol

  21. Anyone tried Avapro?
    ... Fam :) I take 80mg of Lasix probably 3 out of 5 days. I take it for fluid retention ... low and make me feel worse? I really don't like Lasix due to side effects. One is that over the years, it...
    ... glad to hear of your success with diuretics :) I take Lasix but not every day. I have never checked my BP or heart...
    ... allergic reactions to ACE, other ARB's, Beta blockers , lasix and even tried a vasolidator that had me feeling like...
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  22. Asprin?
    ... Interesting, no? If HCTZ causes problems, then give Lasix a try. My BP regimen is 40 mg Lasix and 50 mg. Cozaar...
    ... falls way low with the HCTZ you may beed a trial with Lasix instead. It won't cause the same situation...but then...
    ... STOPPED eating salt I'd probably have keeled over. ( Lasix doesn't do this.)...
    ... Ahh thats good to hear, that is what she is on, the Lasix . She should be good then! :) Its scary to read...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cozaar Potassium Spironolactone Allopurinol

  23. ACE Inhibitors and Bronchospasm
    ... suggested I change my diuretic :) and agreed that Lasix and some hydrochlorothiazide would be a good choice...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cialis hydrochlorothiazide

  24. Flowergirl re: titrating labetalol & feet swelling
    ... permanent REAL edema. Mine is nothing. Lenin suggested Lasix as a very effective diuretic. I have no idea if two...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diovan Spironolactone

  25. electrolyte question
    ... not a good option for whatever reason, you could try Lasix , anther diuretic with a COMPLETELY diifferent method...
    ... check back with my doctor. Maybe they will try the Lasix instead of the HCTZ, to see if that works. Blessings...
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  26. Benicar Hct 40/25
    ... s office :D) without any side effects. After my Lasix however, I have to be sure that I am in easy range...

  27. Side effects of Antihypertensives
    ... sodium on blood tests (not very serious) Furosemide ( Lasix ): no problems at all...works well for BP and doubles ... keeping my water retention to near nothing. <Lasix >> I currrently take Furosemide (40 mg) and Cozaar...
    ... definetely ask if he would consider putting my on Lasix . I'd rather not go back on the beta blockers. :) ...
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  28. Benicar
    ... ascending loop), and the LOOP diuretics (primarily Lasix ) which) remove water and sodium in the ... LOOP diuretics can be used effectively. I really LIKE Lasix . If you rely on any diuretic for BP control, it...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benicar Furosemide Potassium

  29. Low dose diuretic
    ... 12.5mg/day up to 50 mg./day with HCTZ or 40-80 mg. Lasix . For edematous patients the dosage can be MANY times...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Potassium

  30. Diovan
    ... water could cause this because of the addition of lasix to his routine. Anyway, Ill check the other thread...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diovan Monopril

  31. BP Medication & Weight Gain
    ... My husband is not a happy man. He's taking Lasix and Monopril and has gained 6 lbs without enjoying ... Thanks for any info you can share. By the way, the Lasix is not causing more urination - go figure?...
    ... If he is not drinking liquids the Lasix will not work good. That is proabaly the reason for ... the weight gain. After he takes the Lasix he needs to drink 2 or 3 glasses of liquid within...
    ... Usually when taking a diuretic, like lasix , the med sheet instructs the patient to drink at least...
    ... I concur. Lasix doesn't work if one is dehydrated. I find also that...
    ... Gravity? Fam And here's a funny OPPOSITE effect: Lasix works best if I am up and around but HCTZ works best...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diovan Monopril

  32. Lenin, Cozaar HCTZ Question
    ... low numbers. If ED becomes a problem, you can try Lasix with less damage to erections. When you have a...

  33. Do CCBs cause heart attacks?
    ... experienced serious side effects, from diuretics. Lasix lowered my blood pressure, an average of about 6mmHg ... problems, and heart rhythm disturbances, so I don't take Lasix , or any other type of diuretic. I also don't like...
    ... Lenin, I know that lasix , a diuretic, has been very effective for you... ...
    ... experienced serious side effects, from diuretics. Lasix lowered my blood pressure, an average of about 6mmHg ... problems, and heart rhythm disturbances, so I don't take Lasix , or any other type of diuretic. I also don't like...
    ... fewest side effects and at a reasonable cost. For me Lasix passes these tests and Norvasc falls flat on its face...
    ... fewest side effects and at a reasonable cost. For me Lasix passes these tests ... For you, the increased...
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  34. Chlorthalidone
    ... evelyn, I LOVE diuretics ( Lasix and HCTZ) and I took a chlorthalidone ONCE many years...

  35. Update On Atenolol/Muscle Pain
    ... pecs, lower back, knees, foot) until my water pill ( Lasix now) gets me going like a fountain and drains out...

  36. Hydrochlorot side effects after long use?
    ... This is complicated business because HCTZ and Lasix cause uric acid retention and losartan causes uric...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Allopurinol

  37. Weight Gain On BP Meds
    ... Is it possible that one could gain 3 lbs taking Lasix or Monopril in a week or two. Seems my husband is...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Monopril

  38. Alternative for hydrochlorothiazide
    ... Yes there is: LASIX (furosemide) and it is a REALLY nice drug.:) It...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Furosemide

  39. Potassium question
    ... Ask you doctor why he is not prescribing thiazide or Lasix as your diuretic...tell him you'd like to try one...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Potassium Spironolactone

  40. Lasix and Monopril
    ... been taken this combo. Can I assume he's taking the Lasix twice a day at 40 mg. each? Lasix/ACE inhibitor ... fairly kind to men's inflatable apparatus.;) With Lasix , often a potassium supplement is wise if potassium...
    ... with high blood pressure - 170/100 and he was given Lasix and Monopril. Hopefully these two pills will give ... him some control. He was told to take Lasix for a few days without the monopril to see if it causes ... what others had to say about these two drugs. I know Lasix is a water pill and monopril is an ACE inhibitor,...
    ... for the first three hours after taking his morning Lasix ...it's a VERY effective diuretic.;) I've got nothing ... but praise for Lasix (furosemide.)...
    ... husband is not really "going" more than usual with the Lasix . We thought it would have more of an effect. Very...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Potassium Monopril Furosemide

  41. ANY GOOD THINGS -12.5 hydrochorothiazide (HTCZ)
    ... chest, thought it was my heart. The Doctor put my on Lasix 20mg, hope it's enough. I think that Lenin could ... your questions. Hey Lenin, what do you think. Is Lasix good or is there somthing better out there, and do ... you find that 20mg of Lasix is good enough....
    ... drugs on the market...NOTHING worlk so well as HCTZ or Lasix . 2. It makes your scale kinder to you in the morning...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol

  42. Is there a medication for temporary bp spike?
    ... your diuretic will do the trick. A LOOP diuretic liek LASIX will do the trick in 3 hours. You SHOULDN'T be...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Propranolol

  43. Very high bp-anything to avoid?
    ... his doctor ASAP and get an Rx called in for either Lasix or hydrochlorithiazide. A systolic over 200 MUST be...

  44. Going off diuretic
    ... breath. The times that I stopped taking my diuretic, Lasix , I don't remember having a problem with SOB. Not...
    ... self control regarding salt intake is near nil, so Lasix would be the absolutely LAST drug I'd want to give ... up. Best I can do without my Lasix is spend 1/2 hour each day in the Sauna. It helps...
    ... clear and not bloody...til the end. Me: I take Lasix , usually 40 mg. in the morning. If I am watchful of ... sodium year after year after YEAR...and causing ED. Lasix is kinder. I exercise 5 or 6 times a week at the...
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  45. Diuretics and Back Pain
    ... the problems went away. One of my other meds was Lasix , a diuretic. So, after reading your note, I wonder ... reactions could have been the combination of Coumadin and Lasix ? I guess I'll never know, cause I sure ain't going...
    ... pains could have been a result of the coumadin, the lasix , or a combo of the two--both have back pain listed...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Coumadin Norvasc

  46. Hydrochlorothiazide and a Rash
    ... serum sodium. Yes there is a very real alternative... Lasix (furosemide.) I really like it and it doesn't affect...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Furosemide

  47. Cozaar side effect?
    ... Cozaar. My BP took a big swing upwards. I added the Lasix and down it came. This just reinforced what I've known...
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  48. High BP while taking magnesium and lisinopril
    ... sensitive hypertensives, the minority, do well on lasix or thiazide but very poorly on ACE inhibitors or ARB...

  49. A way to find out if it is White Coat Hypertension....?
    ... also take 40 mg. Inderal. These are in addition to my Lasix and Cozaar. It doesn't make any difference in the...
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  50. Lasix & Klor-Con question
    ... has a nasty side effect, it retains water and thus Lasix is an IDEAL companion. I've taken Lasix 80 mg. and ... postassium 20 Meq., Lasix 40 mg. and 20 Meq for the last 2 years or so along ... (Now trying NOTHING...fingers crossed) I LIKE Lasix because it is fast acting and tends to dump WATER ... get on a train or a bus within 3 hours of taking the Lasix . It is absorbed better in an alkaline medium so ... you are taking enough. Summary: Take the 20 mg. Lasix after breakfast each day and stay near a bathroom ... a salt sensitive hypertensive you might find that Lasix 40 mg. WITHOUT the methlydopa is your answer but time...
    ... them. I am assuming this would not be the case with Lasix , since it mainly gets rid of water. Is that correct ... pill (3 x day) to get any effect at all. I hope the Lasix works. If it doesn't, or if it only works in combination...
    ... Correct, There is much less sodium depletion from Lasix . Sonia, IF you are a salt sensitive hypertensive ... , you may find that LASIX and potassium are all you need and not everyone needs ... points with the losartan.:) The next day I tried only Lasix and my systolic dropped 30 points along with a 5 pound ... I were you, I would do a monthlong trial with JUST Lasix and potassium , and then if...
    ... Lenin for the advice. I'll let you know how the Lasix works, and am keeping my fingers crossed. :)...
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  51. Altace and Potassium levels
    ... but symptomless. :) :) A year ago I switched to Lasix and my sodium level popped up to normal for the first ... time in decades. I think Lasix basically dumps WATER first wheras thiazides dump ... s my pet theory anyway.;) Most people who take Lasix (loop diuretic) take a potassium supplement. I haven ... (20 Meq a day <800 mg./day>. I started taking my Lasix 40 mg. twice a day but all I got from the second pill ... For you it really sounds like less ALTACE and some Lasix may meet ALL your electrolyte and BP needs. Worth...
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  52. Stopped Meds got a 193/79 Need Advise
    ... water retention but avoided the siren call of the Lasix . A trip to the gym with an hour on the elliptical ... other hand was CAUSED by my use of thiazide diuretic... Lasix can do the same. THus I dare not continue diuretics ... STOP the diuretic and as long as I'm stopping the Lasix I might as well stop the rather useless Cozaar too...
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  53. Can anyone answer this one
    ... I'd do but I'm a cougher so for me it's diuretic ( Lasix ) + ARB (Cozaar.) It is possible that even the lisinopril ... verlowering sodium in some people. That's why I switched to Lasix . ...
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  54. very high blood pressure
    ... reason for that? Have you tried a diuretc like HCTZ or LASIX (furosemide) in the past? ANYONE taking more than...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Furosemide

  55. no longer having success with Ace inhibitors. Do I need to switch to a ARB?
    ... WITHOUT a diuretic. If HCTZ gave you dry skin, perhaps Lasix might treat you better?...
    ... ago. But, I also will discuss with my dr. whether Lasix might prevent the dry skin problems. I live in Colorado...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lisinopril

  56. Lisinopril and this annoying, unrelenting cough
    ... happiest controlling our BP's...my choice is Cozaar and Lasix !...
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  57. Can't pass DOT physical - high BP
    ... that I normally take a low dose of Cozaar and some Lasix . I double both the day of the test (a new referrral...
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  58. BP Med. ~ what dosage are you on and what range are you in?
    ... I take 50 mg. Cozaar and 40 mg. Lasix in the morning. My evening BP averages around 120...
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  59. Benicar Hct 40/25
    ... below normal. It was my major reason for switching to Lasix . Have your Na+ tested next doctor's visit....

  60. Diovan no longer working
    ... for this are the DIURETICS. Give one a try (HCTZ or Lasix .)...
    ... Lasix is less likely to cause ED than HCTZ (the literature...
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  61. Lenin, quick question
    ... then the OTHER diuretic to try is the loop diuretic Lasix (generic as furosemide)...40 mg. twice a day. It is...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cozaar Furosemide Lisinopril Potassium

  62. Joint and Muscular pain with Norvasc
    ... when I am edematous from too much salt and too little Lasix , that my lower back can hurt a lot...extra pressure ... on the spinal nerve roots. The Lasix causes me to pee out the water (like 3 pounds worth...

  63. Need Some Advice About BP medications
    ... being put on Lotrel I had been taking Lorpressor and Lasix for 4 years then changed docs when I moved to another...
    ... kind of control did you get with the Lopressor + Lasix ? The HCTZ can make you tired if it drops your electorlyt...
    ... caused by my changing meds? The Lorpressor and Lasix kept my pressure down, however, after moving from ... Georgia to Kentucky the doctor here said Lorpressor and Lasix were not good meds for me to be on???? How am I supposed...
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  64. I dont know were to start.
    ... hands on a diuretic either 50 mg. thiazide or 80 mg. Lasix /day will drain off a lot of water...today and tomorrow ... for the thiazide, Tuesday included for Lasix because it is instant acting! And try to relax...
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  65. Can Beta-Blockers cause weight gain?
    ... response from an ACEI almost ALWAYS do well with HCTZ or Lasix ....

  66. Anyone taking Metolazone? its a duretic
    ... An alternative to consider for yourself is daily Lasix (furosemide)...strong but not horrible....
    ... for that info, i am already taking 160 mgs daily of lasix . i do have stage 3 kidney disease, diabetes type 2 ... me he said. thanks for your info. ps. 160 mgs of Lasix is the most my kidney doc wants me to take....
    ... I have cut my 80 mg. Lasix down to 40 mg. once a day. It does the trick and keeps...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Furosemide Potassium

  67. Unusual or commonplace?
    ... drug you need for hypertension. Something like 80 mg. Lasix split dose or 50 mg. HCTZ once a day. If you are...

  68. High BP medicines and ED, please read and response!
    ... salt sensitive hypertensive, then the claim is that Lasix as a diuretic cause only 25% of the erectile problems ... should. If neither works well enough, try 40 mg. Lasix twice a day...nothing else. This will work best if...

  69. Water Pill
    ... different kind of "water pill", a loop diuretic called Lasix (furosemide) and I like the way it works...I've been...
    ... Fool's Gold, Lasix (furosemide) is famous for its ability to cause potassium...
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  70. "Natural Cures"
    ... Interesting. I get gout like symptoms from 40mg Lasix . I don't with 20mg. I don't take any diuretic anymore...
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  71. Just wondering...
    ... have to watch my salt intake. I have come to allow my Lasix to pave over many of the sins of super-salty "convienience...
    ... have to watch my salt intake. I have come to allow my Lasix to pave over many of the sins of super-salty "convienience ... " foods. Are you only on Lasix right now? Lasix and me don't get along. If I take 20mg every day,...
    ... I am a pure salt driven hypertensive and take Lasix and Cozaar but the Cozaar only because I have a bundle ... presssure. WHen I run out, I run out. KCl just in case the Lasix runs my potasssium down. It sounds like you are a ... USED to take daily HCTZ for decades but switched to Lasix over the fear of ED that is so highly trumpeted with ... low serum sodium (go figger)...albeit symptomsless. Lasix gives me normal sodium levels. Basically: 40 mg ... . Lasix + 50 mg TWICE per day Cozaar gives me readings of...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cozaar

  72. Salt and Ace Inhibitors
    ... Emerald eyes, Have you tried Lasix (furosemide.) It's a "loop" diuretic that works VERY...
    ... Everyone: In answer to Lenin - no I have not tried Lasix . Maybe that would be something to consider. The...
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  73. Diuretics
    ... and I've taken a LOOP diuretic and addded potassium ( Lasix ...furosemide) but I've never tried any potassium sparing...
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  74. diuretic & caffeine
    ... caffeine is a diuretic it is a weak one compared with Lasix or HCTZ and thus wouldn't lower BP much. In fact,...

  75. Meds DON"T seem to keep the BP down for long
    ... diuretic choice is twice daily dosing with 40 mg. Lasix which usually requires a potassium supplement. ...
    ... retained water will satay lower until you eat mor salt. ( Lasix doesn't seem to work that way and the water comes...
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