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Treatment of Nephrotic Syndrome: Should I Increase the Does of Lasix by Myself

2014-11-10 14:09

Treatment of Nephrotic Syndrome: Should I Increase the Does of Lasix by MyselfIf lasix can not work sufficient should i increase the dose ? Usually, after people got Nephrotic Syndrome, doctor always prescribe Lasix to treat fluid retention (edema). But some times it doesn't appear to be sufficient. So for this case, should patient take a larger dose ?

Lasix (furosemide) is a loop diuretic (water pill) that prevents your body from absorbing too much salt, allowing the salt to instead be passed in your urine. It is used to treat fluid retention (edema) in people with congestive heart failure, liver disease, or a kidney disorder such as nephrotic syndrome. This medication is also used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). But if you are unable to urinate, you should avoid to use it. In addition, you should not take more of this medication than is recommend. That is because high does of Lasix may cause irreversible hearing loss. If the does of Lasix can not work sufficient, you can tell your doctor and he/she may adjust the does according to necessary.

In one word, you should consult your doctor before use it, and communicate with your doctor during the treatment, do not increase or decrease the doses by yourself.

But as a Nephrotic Syndrome patient, if you want to cure your disease, just depend on one or two kinds of medicine is not enough, they just can relieve some symptoms of this disease. The best way to solve the kidney disease problem is to find a effective therapy.

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