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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of furosemide Oral.

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Condition: Visible Water Retention
1/5/2014 2:29:59 PM

Reviewer: glbbkr, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
no water retention in my legs

Condition: Visible Water Retention
12/20/2013 7:06:59 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
When I started this treatment, I was swollen so much my shoes wouldn't go on. I went back to my doctor after 1 month with little change. She put me on a higher dosage and it has worked great. I do swell a bit at night if I've been on my feet a lot. My one complaint is I have to pee every hour or so during the first 6 hours after taking it.

Condition: Visible Water Retention
9/16/2013 10:35:06 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Severe leg muscle cramps - especially at night. I stopped taking med and in 24 hrs I feel a difference in my muscles being more relaxed. No more cramps.

Condition: Visible Water Retention
9/9/2013 10:57:30 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
have rheumatoid arthritis together with diabetes, high blood pressure, lots of swelling in hand and feet with NO relief from the generic lasix

Condition: Visible Water Retention
8/10/2013 3:11:59 PM

Reviewer: KerryH, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
When I first took it, I wanted to go to a restroom every 10 minutes. Urges last about 3-4 hours, so I don't take it if I have to travel or be someplace out of reach of a restroom for long periods. My legs were cramping for awhile, but more often if I elevated my legs at night. I started using a salt substitute because it contains potassium, which helped with leg cramps. Wearing the compression ... Show Full Comment

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