For controlling high blood pressure, the recommended starting furosemide dosage is 40 mg twice daily. The recommended starting dose of furosemide for treating water retention varies between 20 mg and 600 mg. The dosing amount for children and infants will vary based on weight.
An Overview of Furosemide Dosage InformationThe dose of furosemide (Lasix®) your healthcare provider recommends will vary depending on a number of factors, including:
- Other medical conditions you may have
- Other medications you may currently be taking
- How you respond to furosemide.
As is always the case, do not adjust your dosage unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.