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Furosemide Alternatives

Furosemide (Lasix®) is a prescription diuretic medication often used for the treatment of high blood pressure and water retention. Although most people appear to respond well to furosemide, alternatives are available for those who experience side effects or do not feel that their condition is improving.
 
Other types of diuretics include:
 
Some of the other drug classes that are commonly used for treating high blood pressure include:
 
  • Beta blockers
  • Angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs)
  • Calcium channel blockers (CCBs)
  • Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors
  • Alpha blockers
  • Alpha-beta blockers
  • Nervous system inhibitors
  • Vasodilators.
     
(Click Blood Pressure Medicine to learn more about the other medication alternatives to furosemide and for information about how each of these drug classes work.)
 
 
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