noun. commonly used diuretic (trade name Lasix) used to treat hypertension and edema.
- diuretic drug
- water pill
Sentences with furosemide
1. Noun, singular or mass
According to the Mayo Clinic, diuretics such as furosemide and spironolactone are sometimes used to cause a significant amount of weight loss in a very short period of time or to mask the use of other drugs.
Even though prednisone is considered safe to be taken with other drugs there is a possibility of an adverse interaction with some painkillers, furosemide, insulin, phenobarbital and some vaccines, just to name a few.
3. Verb, base form
Lasix -- or furosemide -- is a type of loop diuretic prescription drug used to treat many conditions such as high blood pressure, fluid retention, kidney or liver disease, or other medical conditions.