Bumex is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat edema associated with congestive heart failure and other conditions. In cases of pulmonary hypertension, Bumex may be prescribed to reduce fluid retention and swelling. Bumex may be referred to by its drug name, Bumetanide.
Bumex is a diuretic. Diuretics, also known as water pills, are believed to work by ridding your body of sodium and water through urination.
How do I take it?
Prescribing information states that Bumex is generally taken once daily.
Bumex comes in tablet form.
The FDA-approved label for Bumex lists common side effects including headache, dizziness, rash, or itching.
Rare but serious side effects listed for Bumex include severe electrolyte imbalance.
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Bumex – RxList
PAH and Diuretics – Pulmonary Hypertension R.N.