Medications for End-stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
- Furosemide (Lasix)
- Bumetanide (Bumex)
- Common name: Sensipar
- Transient low blood calcium level
- Furosemide (Lasix)
- Bumetanide (Bumex )
- Mouth dryness
- Frequent urination
- Upset stomach
Over the Counter Medications
- Loss of appetite
- Slow heart rate
- Take your medication as directed. Do not change the amount or the schedule.
- Do not stop taking them without talking to your doctor.
- Do not share them.
- Ask what the results and side effects may be. Report them to your doctor.
- Some drugs can be dangerous when mixed. Talk to a doctor or pharmacist if you are taking more than one drug. This includes over-the-counter medication and herb or dietary supplements.
- Plan ahead for refills so you do not run out.
- Signs of infection, including fever and chills
- Nausea or vomiting
- Abdominal pain
- Lightheadedness or weakness
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- Reviewer: Adrienne Carmack, MD
- Review Date: 07/2013 -
- Update Date: 05/11/2013 -
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