So I just started taking Lasix today. I took it at 8 p.m. I made my first trip too the bathroom at 11:30 p.m. Should I be worried?
The onset of needing to pee following oral Lasix is within 1 hour, but the peak effect is in the 1st to 2nd hours, but the duration of lasix's effect is up to 6 to 8 hours. So I wouldn't worry. Be sure to stay hydrated, and follow up with your doctor if you have signs of dehydration, such as extreme thirst, headache, dizziness, urination that is dark yellow (like straw or darker), or little urination for what you're inputting. Hope this helps!
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