Furosemide potassium is an effective diuretic medication used to treat people with water retention problems. Also known as fluid retention, this condition is generally a consequence of other medical problems connected to the heart, circulatory system, lymphatic node, the kidneys, and other organs. Fluid retention occurs because of a leaky blood vessel which may be caused by too much pressure on the vessel. To solve the problem, furosemide potassium is taken to help the body release the excess fluid build up inside. Fluid build up in the system is undesirable as it causes swelling and, for worse cases, physical deformation on the affected parts.
Despite of the positive advantages of using furosemide potassium, unwanted side effects may normally occur. It is generally a common drawback in all medications – the side effects are usually the body’s reaction to the foreign chemical being ingested by the system. These side effects are only normal and often times minor which do not need any medical attention at all. In fact, some people who use furosemide potassium for medication may not experience any side effects at all although the side effects are really there; they are just minor that the feeling can be neglected. For other people, the symptoms could be worse because they have different body reactions with the furosemide potassium. Continue reading