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Furosemide

Also known as Lasix


Furosemide (INN/BAN) or frusemide (former BAN) is a loop diuretic used in the treatment of congestive heart failure and edema. It is most commonly marketed by Sanofi under the brand name Lasix, and also under the brand name Frumex. It has also been used to prevent Thoroughbred and Standardbred race horses from bleeding through the nose during races.

Source: Wikipedia

Estimated Total Cost: $4.24 for an average of 28 days supply

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed furosemide to treat heart failure, atrial fibrillation, cardiomyopathy, and kidney disease due to longstanding hypertension.

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