Swelling of the feet of furosemide

Indications for Furosemide for the Removal of Edema in Heart Failure

The diuretic effect of "Furosemide" is associated with inhibition of the reverse absorption of sodium and chlorine ions. In this case, the oppression of the reverse absorption of potassium occurs much more slowly.

The drug is effective in conditions of acidification and alkalization of urine, does not reduce glomerular filtration, so it is often prescribed for renal failure.
Any diuretic drug should be prescribed by a doctor with appropriate qualifications. Before the appointment of "Furosemide" or "Indapamide" a thorough medical examination is conducted.

To remove cardiac edema with the help of Furosemideit is rational in the presence of stagnant phenomena in the large and small circle of blood circulation. Also, the drug is prescribed for cirrhosis of the liver with the phenomena of portal hypertension, with edema of the brain, lungs, barbiturate poisoning, severe hypertension in complex treatment, hypertensive crises, late toxicosis of pregnant women.

For the removal of edema with the help of Furosemide, a doctorselects an individual dosing regimen for each patient. The maximum daily dose is 80-160 mg divided into several doses. With decreasing edema, the drug is used 2-3 times a week at equal time intervals.

Rationality of taking "Indapamide" instead of "Furosemide"

When removing edema with the help of "Furosemide" canthere are numerous side effects - from dizziness to depression. Currently, for long-term use, more and more often prescribed "Indapamide" - a diuretic with moderate saluretic activity.
In the course of treatment, any diuretics carry out monitoring monitoring of laboratory parameters in blood plasma levels of sodium, potassium, calcium, electrolytes.

"Indapamide" in therapeutic dosages practically does not affect the carbohydrate and lipid metabolism. Can be used in complex or monotherapy for swelling associated with heart failure.

The optimal daily dose of Indapamide is2.5 mg with a single admission, the maximum - 10 mg in two divided in the morning. Indications for use - hypertension, edema on the background of heart failure.

The main contraindications for admission"Indapamide" are: acute disruption of the blood circulation of the brain, severe functional disorders of the kidneys, increased sensitivity to the active substance. Also, the drug is not recommended for severe forms of diabetes and gout.