Anti-Depressants
  • Wellbutrin SR
    $0.99
    Wellbutrin SR is an antidepressant from aminoketone class prescribed to relieve major depression.
  • Celexa
    $0.62
    Citalopram is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor, balances levels of serotonin in the ...
  • Paxil
    $0.63
    Paxil is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor for treatment of depression, obsessive-compulsive ...
  • Lexapro
    $0.57
    Lexapro is an antidepressant to treat acute and maintenance treatment of major depressive disorder.
  • Seroquel
    $0.70
    Seroquel is an oral antipsychotic drug to treat major depressive disorder, schizophrenia and ...
  • Abilify
    $1.02
    Abilify is an antipsychotic drug to relieve symptoms of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
  • Effexor Xr
    $0.92
    Effexor Xr is an antidepressant to treat major depressive disorder or generalized anxiety disorder. ...
  • Zyprexa
    $0.42
    Zyprexa is an atypical antipsychotic drug to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
  • Desyrel
    $0.50
    Desyrel restores imbalance of chemicals in the brain leading to depression. It is an antidepressant.
  • Wellbutrin
    $1.25
    Wellbutrin is an antidepressant from aminoketone class prescribed to relieve major depression.
  • Endep
    $0.41
    Endep is a tricyclic antidepressants for treatment of major depression, nocturnal enuresis, ...
  • Sinequan
    $0.53
    Sinequan is antidepressant used to treat symptoms of depression and anxiety caused by alcoholism, ...
  • Cymbalta
    $0.95
    Cymbalta heals depression, relieves peripheral neuropathic pains associated with diabetes.
  • Elavil
    $0.43
    Elavil is a tricyclic antidepressant to treat panic attacks, depression, and ongoing pain. ...
  • Tofranil
    $0.46
    Tofranil is a tricyclic antidepressant to treat bed-wetting or attention deficit disorder in ...
  • Eskalith
    $0.65
    Lithium is used to treat the manic episodes of manic depression.
  • Remeron
    $0.89
    Mirtazapine is a tetracyclic antidepressant used to heal depression and posttraumatic stress ...
  • Geodon
    $0.80
    Geodon is an atypical antipsychotic used in treatment of schizophrenia and the manic symptoms ...
  • Asendin
    $1.39
    This medication is a tricyclic antidepressant and is used to treat depression.
  • Bupron SR
    $1.17
    Bupron SR is an antidepressant used to treat depression and help people stop smoking.
  • Effexor
    $0.74
    Effexor is an antidepressant to treat major depressive disorder or generalized anxiety disorder. ...
  • Luvox
    $0.98
    Luvox is is an antidepressant for treatment of major depression associated with mood disorders.
  • Nortriptyline
    $0.51
    Nortriptyline is a medication used to treat depression.
  • Pamelor
    $0.54
    Nortriptyline is a drug for major depression and childhood nocturnal enuresis (bedwetting).
  • Paxil Cr
    $1.73
    Paxil Cr is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor for treatment of depression, obsessive-compulsive ...
  • Risnia
    $0.73
    Risnia is an atypical antipsychotic to treat schizophrenia, manic phase of bipolar disorder, ...
  • Risperdal
    $0.28
    Risperdal is a a psychotropic agent used to heal schizophrenia, bipolar mania, irritability ...
  • Venlor
    $0.89
    Venlor a serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor, is prescribed to treat depression, anxiety ...

How does Lasix work and what pharmaceutical group does it belong to?

Lasix is a diuretic agent. Lasix causes a short term diuresis. Lasix action mechanism is associated with the reabsorbtion block of chloride and sodium ions in the Henle's loop.Lasix works by increasing excretion of K+, Ca2+, Mg2+ out of the organism. Hypotensive effect of the medication is associated with increased elimination of sodium and water.

Which conditions are treated with Lasix?

Lasix is used for the treatment of the following conditions:

  • Edema syndrome in chronic cardiac failure(II - III stage)
  • Cirrhosis
  • Kidney diseases
  • Cerebral edema
  • Hypertensive crisis
  • Hypertension
  • High calcium blood level

What should a patient know before using Lasix?

The Lasix should not be used in cases of:

  • Hypersensitivity
  • Severe renal failure
  • Acute liver failure
  • Ankylurethria
  • Acute glomerulonephritis
  • Hyperglycemic coma
  • Hyperuricemia
  • Arthragra
  • Decompensated mitral or aortal stenosis
  • Hypotension
  • Acute myocardial infarction
  • Pancreatitis
  • Digitalis intoxication

The drug should be used with caution in the following conditions:

  • Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus
  • Diabetes
  • Pregnancy
  • Breastfeeding

Which adverse effects may manifest when using the medication?

The side effects of Lasix include:

  • Cardiovascular system: hypotension, postural hypotension, collapse, tachycardia, arrhythmia, volume of blood circulation decrease.
  • Central nervous system: dizziness, headache, myasthenia, cramp in leg, paresthesia, apathy, adynamia, weakness, drowsiness,
  • Sense organs: vision and hearing disorders.
  • Gastrointestinal tract: appetite reduce, xerostomia, nausea, vomiting, constipations and diarrhea, pancreatitis.
  • Urinary system: oliguria, acute retention of urine, interstitial nephritis, erythrocyturia, decrease of sexual potency.
  • Allergic reactions: purpura, urticaria fever, exfoliative dermatitis, vasculitis, skin rash, shakes, fever.
  • Hematopoietic system: leukopenia, thrombocytopenia, agranulocytosis, anemotrophy.
  • Water-electrolyte balance: hypovolemia, anhydration, hypokalemia, hyponatremia, hypomagnesemia, metabolic alkalosis.

It is not necessary that the side effects will manifest in an individual but the possibility still exist. For more information please consult your health care provider.

Which groups of drugs or specific preparations may interact with Lasix?

The drug is affected by the following:

  • Immunodepresants
  • Aminoglycosides
  • Antimicrobial agents
  • Diuretics
  • Antineoplastics
  • Antimycotics
  • Antiulcer agents
  • Bronchodilating agents
  • Hypotensive preparations
  • Glucocorticosteroids
  • Cardiac glycosides
  • NSAID

Tell your doctor about all the herbal preparations as well as prescription drugs that you are currently taking even if they are not on the list.

Important information for the patient:

Lasix is supplied for individual use. Do not use it to treat other conditions not listed in the leaflet. Keep the product out of children reach. Do not reuse any disposable materials if supplied with the preparation.