Blood Pressure
  • Lasix
    $0.36
    Lasix belongs to a class of diuretics, it is prescribed in patients with swelling caused by ...
  • Aldactone
    $0.38
    Aldactone is a diuretic (water pill) indicated to treat hypertension, fluid retention associated ...
  • Inderal
    $0.33
    Inderal is a beta-adrenergic receptor blocker and is used to treat angina, hypertension and ...
  • Tenormin
    $0.40
    Tenorminis a beta blocker prescribed to treat high blood pressure, reduction of the heart rate, ...
  • Zestril
    $0.47
    Zestril is ACE inhibitor which relaxes and widens blood vessels, helps to lower high blood ...
  • Norvasc
    $0.45
    Norvasc is a calcium channel blocker prescribed to treat hypertension, ischemic heart disease, ...
  • Clonidine
    $0.45
    Clonidine is an alpha-agonist hypotensive agent to decrease blood pressure employed alone or ...
  • Toprol Xl
    $0.81
    Toprol Xl is a beta-blocker used to treat high blood pressure, heart pain, abnormal rhythms ...
  • Lisinopril
    $0.81
    Lisinopril is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) in adults and children 6 years ...
  • Toprol
    $0.47
    Toprol is a beta-blocker used to treat high blood pressure, heart pain, abnormal rhythms of ...
  • Coreg
    $0.50
    Coreg is is a beta blocker applied in treatment of heart failure and hypertension (high blood ...
  • Coversyl
    $2.16
    Coversyl is a diuretic, which is indicated to treat arterial hypertension and other conditions.
  • Procardia
    $0.91
    Nifedipine is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure) and angina (chest pain).
  • Catapres
    $0.20
    Catapres is an alpha-agonist hypotensive agent to decrease blood pressure employed alone or ...
  • Beloc
    $0.45
    Beloc is a beta-blocker indicated for treatment of high blood pressure, angina, heart attacks, ...
  • Frumil
    $0.22
    Frumil is a potent diuretic that is used for treatment of hypertension and swelling caused ...
  • Prinivil
    $0.59
    Prinivil is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension), congestive heart failure, and ...
  • Cozaar
    $0.71
    Cozaar is an angiotensin II antagonist used to decrease high blood pressure.
  • Lopressor
    $0.55
    Lopressor is a selective β1 receptor blocker prescribed in treatment of hypertension, angina, ...
  • Micardis
    $0.88
    Micardis is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and to reduce the risk of myocardial ...
  • Vasotec
    $0.51
    Vasotec is an angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor, which relaxes blood vessels and treats ...
  • Benicar
    $0.85
    Benicar is used to control high blood pressure in adults and children who are at least 6 years ...
  • Esidrix
    $0.71
    Esidrix helps to prevent your body from absorbing too much salt, which can cause fluid retention. ...
  • Verapamil
    $0.20
    Verapamil is a calcium channel blocker, it treats high blood pressure relaxing and widening ...
  • Cardizem
    $0.38
    Diltiazem belongs to the class of calcium channel blocker, it helps to treat high blood pressure, ...
  • Inderal La
    $0.84
    Inderal la is a beta-adrenergic receptor blocker and is used to treat angina, hypertension ...
  • Zebeta
    $0.55
    Zebeta is a beta-blocker, indicated to treat high blood pressure employed alone or in combination ...
  • Aceon
    $1.06
    Aceon an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor is used to control hypertension and to prevent ...
  • Adalat
    $0.39
    Adalat is a called calcium channel blocker which heals high blood pressure and chest pain.
  • Altace
    $0.66
    Altace is an angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor which reduces cardiovascular risk and ...
  • Avapro
    $0.93
    Avapro is used to treat hypertension and kidney problems (diabetic nephropathy) caused by diabetes.
  • Calan
    $0.33
    Calan is a calcium channel blocker, it is effective in treatment of hypertension, stenocardia, ...
  • Calan Sr
    $0.76
    Calan Sr is a calcium channel blocker, it is effective in treatment of hypertension, stenocardia, ...
  • Cartia Xt
    $2.16
    Cartia is used in treatment hypertension, chest pain (angina) and certain heat rhythm disorders.
  • Combipres
    $1.02
    Combipres is an alpha-agonist hypotensive agent to decrease blood pressure employed alone or ...
  • Diltiazem
    $0.59
    Diltiazem is a calcium channel blocker prescribed to treat high blood pressure.
  • Hytrin
    $1.60
    Hytrin is an alpha-adrenergic blocker, which relaxes blood vessels. It is prescribed to treat ...
  • Hyzaar
    $0.66
    Hyzaar is used to treat hypertension and to reduce the risk of stroke in people with high blood ...
  • Isoptin
    $1.02
    Isoptin is a calcium channel blocker, it treats high blood pressure relaxing and widening blood ...
  • Isoptin Sr
    $0.58
    Isoptin Sr is a calcium channel blocker, it treats high blood pressure relaxing and widening ...
  • Lozol
    $0.92
    Lozol is used to treat hypertension either alone or in combination with other high blood pressure ...
  • Microzide
    $0.50
    Microzide is a diuretic used to lower blood pressure and prevent heart attacks, strokes, and ...
  • Minipress
    $0.41
    Minipress used for treatment of high blood pressure alone or concomitantly with diuretics or ...
  • Trandate
    $0.87
    Trandate is used in treatment of high blood pressure. It belongs to adrenergic receptor blocker ...
  • Tritace
    $0.71
    Tritace is an ACE inhibitor used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension), congestive heart ...
  • Verampil
    $0.21
    Verampil is a calcium channel blocker prescribed in treatment of hypertension, angina, and ...
  • Zestoretic
    $1.05
    Zestoretic is a combination of a diuretic and an ACE inhibitor indicated to treat high blood ...

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.