What is furosemide?


What is furosemide?


A diuretic is a prescription medication that causes the body to create more urine, thereby removing excess water from the system. It is often prescribed for individuals with high blood pressure or other illnesses that cause water retention or edema.

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Pharmaceutical Drugs: Definition & Types
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