Lasix (furosemide) is an absolutely essential medication. It treats excess fluid buildup (edema). But we keep hearing about generic furosemide problems.
Do you watch your salt intake? The AHA tells everyone to cut back on sodium. Salt restriction for heart failure is a bedrock medical belief. Is it true?
A Danish study reviews the dangers of diclofenac and finds that it can harm the heart and digestive tract. Are topical NSAIDs like Voltaren Gel any safer?
Furosemide (Lasix) side effects are not always fully described. Be aware of side effects such as incontinence, dizziness, diabetes and kidney damage.
NSAIDs like ibuprofen, indomethacin, naproxen and diclofenac increase the risk for atrial fibrillation.