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Loop diuretic
Mechanism of Action
Blocks reabsorption of Na and Cl in kidney
Onset / Duration
5 – 15 min / 2 hrs
Indications
Pulmonary edema, hypertensive crisis, hyperkalemia
Contraindications
Severe volume depletion, anuria unresponsive to a trial dose, pregnancy
Precautions
pneumonia, hypersensitivity to sulfa drugs
Side Effects
Hypotension, potassium depletion, muscle cramps
Interactions
digitalis
Dosage
20 - 80 mg