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User Reviews for Furosemide to treat Heart Failure

Also known as: Lasix, Diaqua-2

Furosemide has an average rating of 7.4 out of 10 from a total of 12 ratings for the treatment of Heart Failure. 75% of reviewers reported a positive effect, while 25% reported a negative effect.

Furosemide Rating Summary

7.4/10 average rating

12 ratings from 12 user reviews.

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Reviews for Furosemide

Jay · Taken for 1 to 6 months October 3, 2018

“I'm only 32 years old and I have been diagnosed with severe CHF, they prescribed me furosemide 40 mg twice a day and spirrolactonone in the morning. Yet the furosemide only becomes effective when I must check in with ER to have fluid removed. I'm still coughing constantly, out of breath and nauseous. It's terrible till I get to hospital. They'll get average of 7 liters of fluid and I'll skip out of there singing like I never had a heart problem to begin with.”

3 / 10
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Anonymous February 15, 2009

“This medication works very quickly and effectively. I take Lasix/furosemide at night and I have to get up two to three times a night to release all of the fluid which I retain durring the day. By morning I have lost between 4 to 5 lbs of fluid in my body.”

10 / 10
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Ann · Taken for less than 1 month February 23, 2018

“I was in the ER for hypertension, and water in my lungs, 6 months ago they prescribed me Lasix, for my kidney, immediately after that, I had severe edema that lasted 2 months and ended up in the ER again with excruciating pain, there was nothing they can do. My Nephrologist took me off , but this time In the ER they gave me Lasix again through the IV, and sent me home with pills, the very next day , both my legs swelled up and again in excrucitiang pain, I don't think this medicine is helping me with swelling , it is making it worse.. It is going quite the opposite of whats supposed to do.”

1 / 10
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Inpain · Taken for 1 to 2 years March 16, 2021

“On lasix 20 mg for one year helps lower blood pressure and no swelling anywhere but I find after I take the lasix I get a severe pain in my right ribs and bad muscle pain in my back. I will see how it goes for a while longer before I get my doctor to change it there are other pills you can get instead of lasix does not agree with you. Keep safe and well.”

8 / 10
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b mitchell October 2, 2009

“furosemide: This medication works very quickly and effectively. I take Lasix/furosemide daily in the morning. I am retired to release all of the fluid which I retain. I have lost between 4 to 5 lbs of fluid in my body.”

10 / 10
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Lzargia · Taken for 1 to 6 months August 5, 2021

“Taking 3mos. I took a stool softener after 1 st month when had no change & then peed every 3 mins for a few days, was uncomfortable but had swollen so much couldn't bend & skin was tearing from inside out, so was worth it. Most of the hair on my body had fallen out, & lost 30lbs in 3wks. Spent 30 days swollen because 1st hosp said allergy then Dr said glands. Went to diff hosp & found had congestive heart & liver failure. Was severely swollen then. This med actually brought me back to my real weight of 120lbs from 149lbs. The stool softener was critical tho & it sucked for the 1st few weeks having to stop if in car every 15 minutes, but now at normal weight tho still taking & if miss a day will swell some”

9 / 10
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Regimin · Taken for 5 to 10 years September 6, 2019

Lasix (furosemide): “I have found that I need 30 mg in the summer during high humitidy and normally 20 mg the rest of the year....wish I didn't need to cut the pills (no 30mgs available”

10 / 10
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rick1946 · Taken for 10 years or more August 26, 2012

“I've been taking furosemide since my mid 30s, because of heart issues. Today I'm 66! My experiences have mostly been positive. Only negative is; extreme urgency and frequency to urinate. ”

8 / 10
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T42Grammy · Taken for less than 1 month July 29, 2013

Lasix (furosemide): “Experienced palpitations.”

9 / 10
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Marti · Taken for 1 to 6 months September 18, 2020

“I think my Lasix dose needs adjusting. I live in the bathroom now. But I split it and tried 1/2 half morning and other half evening. That's not working, the labored breathing is back.”

3 / 10
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Greek777 July 22, 2015

“Best time to take it is some time in the morning so you do not have to go to the bathroom all night.”

10 / 10
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liloscar October 30, 2009

“My vet gives this drug to my dog. He has C.H.F because of this he has been able to breath better and can now sleep better. Before he would cough blood and fluid.”

8 / 10
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