patient has cardiac pacemaker and is on warfarin
Safe isn't really a word for diuretics in the elderly. Thiazide diuretics would be better then the loop diuretics like lasix, because they don't cause the urgency. The elderly frequently fall trying to rush to the bath room if they have that urgency. The patients dr will prescribe what he thinks is appropriate.
- Warfarin Information for Consumers
- Warfarin Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Warfarin (detailed)
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