(chiefly British also frusemide)
A synthetic compound with a strong diuretic action, used especially in the treatment of edema.
- Chemical formula: C12H11ClN2O5S.
- Her symptoms improved after treatment with intravenous furosemide and metoprolol.
- Chlorothiazide may be given with furosemide to boost its diuretic effects, depending on the patient's fluid retention status.
- Despite immediate treatment with furosemide and dexamethasone, two full codes, and pacemaker placement, the patient died within four hours postoperatively.
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