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Bumetanide vs. Furosemide

Extra fluid may flow in patient’s body due to diseases like heart failure, kidney issue and liver related health issues. Both Bumetanide and Furosemide are the medicines used to prevent that fluid in patients’ body. These medicines are effective to treat the problems including shortness of breath and abdomen swelling, but these are two different medicines. The way they treat patients is different. Different power of Bumex would be prescribed, when a patient is ill and Furosemide can also provide the cure, but in different form. There are many other dissimilarities between these two drugs, which you should know before using them.

Side-effects of Bumetanide:

Whenever swelling occurs in the body due to increase in body fluids, Bumetanide medicine is provided to the patients. This medicine improves functionality of liver to remove potassium, sodium and water out of the body and it is considered as loop diuretic. This drug can responsible for several side-effects, if abused:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Blurred vision
  • Dry mouth
  • Fruit-like breath odor
  • Irregular heartbeats
  • Excess urination
  • Pain in muscles and cramps
  • Problem in breathing
  • Sweating
  • Loss of appetite
  • Mental issues, etc.
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