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How effective is Furosemide for Foot, leg, and ankle swelling?

Summary: 77 Furosemide users have rated its effectiveness for Foot, leg, and ankle swelling.

Overall ratings: 3.0/5
Long term ratings: 3.4/5

This is a review of how effective Furosemide (furosemide) is for Foot, leg, and ankle swelling and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe and is updated continuously.

 

 

 

 

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What is Furosemide

Furosemide has active ingredients of furosemide. It is often used in fluid retention. (latest outcomes from 80,851 Furosemide users)

Foot, leg, and ankle swelling

Foot, leg, and ankle swelling can be treated by Furosemide, Lasix, Hydrochlorothiazide, Triamterene And Hydrochlorothiazide, Hctz, Spironolactone. (latest reports from 1,394 Foot, Leg, And Ankle Swelling patients)

On Jan, 25, 2015: 77 people are studied for taking Furosemide in Foot, leg, and ankle swelling




Furosemide effectiveness for Foot, leg, and ankle swelling


Long term Furosemide effectiveness for Foot, leg, and ankle swelling

Furosemide effectiveness for Foot, leg, and ankle swelling (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall52320236
Long term
(1+ years)
2614175

Gender of people who take Furosemide for Foot, leg, and ankle swelling * :

FemaleMale
Foot, leg, and ankle swelling58.44%41.56%

Age of people who take Furosemide for Foot, leg, and ankle swelling * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Foot, leg, and ankle swelling0.00%0.00%1.30%5.19%1.30%15.58%19.48%57.14%

Who find Furosemide more effective for Foot, leg, and ankle swelling?

Gender of people who find Furosemide more effective * :

FemaleMale
Foot, leg, and ankle swelling58.62%41.38%

Age of people who find Furosemide more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Foot, leg, and ankle swelling0.00%0.00%0.00%3.45%0.00%17.24%24.14%55.17%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments for this study:

ANTIETAM (3 years ago):

Severe ankle swelling by evening despite 60
MG of Furo per day. Stopped taking w/o informing my Dr. Now ankle swelling is almost zero. Top blood pressure is 145, up from 125, but bottom is still in low 70s. No doubt that Furo caused ankle swelling. Any one else have this experience?
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