American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A white to yellow crystalline powder, C12H11ClN2O5S, used as a diuretic.
- n. A diuretic used in the treatment of congestive heart failure and edema. Best known under the trade name Lasix.
- n. commonly used diuretic (trade name Lasix) used to treat hypertension and edema
- fur(fural) + s(ulf)- + -emide (alteration of amide). (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Thiamine deficiency in congestive heart failure patients receiving long term furosemide therapy.”
“Zenuk C, Healey J, Donnelly J, et al. Thiamine deficiency in congestive heart failure patients receiving long term furosemide therapy.”
“Certain "water pills" (diuretics), such as furosemide (Lasix) and hydrochlorothiazide”
“The doctor may also prescribe diuretics, such as furosemide, which help the body eliminate excess fluid.”
“A three-member disciplinary panel in Kingston announced the ban four days after Mullings was found to have ingested furosemide, a banned diuretic and masking agent, at the national trials in June.”
“The key drug that will be missing from all Breeders' Cup events within two years is the anti-bleeding agent furosemide.”
“That or bullet removal. lasix was the trade name for a drug (furosemide, an antidiuretic).”
“One study showed that thiamine deficiency was found in 98 percent of patients with congestive heart failure who took 80 mg of furosemide daily, and in 57 percent of patients who took just 40 mg daily.”
“Victoria López, also two years on the panel, works for a major Spanish legal firm and successfully reduced a racing ban to nine months for Spanish sprinter Fran Ventoso after testing positive for furosemide, a banned diuretic.”
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