Lasix - Is it safe to take 40mg of Furosemide to lose weight even tho I don't have any medical?
- 2 Jun 2016 by Amanda9465
- 19 November 2018
- weight loss
No, furosemide is a diuretic or "water pill" so any weight you lose will be water weight BUT when you lose the water weight, it depletes the bodies electrolytes (potassium in particular) and those electrolytes can affect how your heart functions. Unless this is specifically prescribed for you, you should not use it. It could become life threatening. Low potassium can stop your heart from functioning correctly.
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