What happens if you take too much furosemide?

What happens if you take too much furosemide?

Too much furosemide can cause headaches, dizziness, a pounding or irregular heartbeat and fainting. You may also pee more than normal and feel thirsty. The amount of furosemide that can lead to an overdose varies from person to person.

Is furosemide a controlled substance?

LASIX® 40 (Lasix 40 mg) Lasix is used in the treatment of edema; heart failure; ascites; high blood pressure; hypercalcemia and belongs to the drug class loop diuretics. Risk cannot be ruled out during pregnancy. Lasix 40 mg is not a controlled substance under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA).

What is the drug lacosamide used for?

Lacosamide is used to control partial onset seizures (seizures that involve only one part of the brain) in adults and children 1 month of age and older.

What happens when you stop taking diuretics?

When diuretics are withdrawn the patient develops rebound retention of sodium and water and oedema, which convinces the doctor that the diuretics are necessary, and the patient is then committed to a lifetime exposure to diuretics. Some patients with heart failure do need to continue with diuretic treatment.

Is furosemide a hazardous drug?

May be harmful by inhalation, ingestion, or skin absorption. May cause eye, skin, or respiratory system irritation. May damage fertility or the unborn child.

Is VIMPAT addictive?

Does Vimpat cause addiction and withdrawal symptoms? Vimpat is a federally controlled substance (CV) because it can be abused or lead to drug dependence. Keep your Vimpat in a safe place, to protect it from theft. Never give your Vimpat to anyone else, because it may harm them.

How does VIMPAT make you feel?

VIMPAT may cause you to feel dizzy, have double vision, feel sleepy, or have problems with coordination and walking. Do not drive, operate heavy machinery, or do other dangerous activities until you know how VIMPAT affects you. 3. VIMPAT may cause you to have an irregular heartbeat or may cause you to faint.

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