Lasix Medicine: Uses & Side Effects

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Swelling occurs as a result of which of the following?

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1. Another name for swelling is ___.

2. Common causes of severe edema include all of the following except:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The body swells for a multitude of reasons. However, a common treatment of swelling is typically with a prescribed medication called Lasix. Learn more about when Lasix is used and side effects associated with this type of medication with this worksheet/quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Quiz questions will test your knowledge on the following:

  • Conditions that result in swelling
  • Medical term for swelling
  • Common causes for severe swelling
  • Classification of Lasix
  • Side effects of Lasix

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure you draw the most important information regarding why the body swells in order to answer quiz questions
  • Defining key concepts - verify that you are able to define main phrases such as the medical term for swelling and the medicinal classification of Lasix
  • Knowledge application - apply knowledge regarding side effects of Lasix

Additional Learning

To learn more about the following topics, review the lesson Lasix Medicine: Uses & Side Effects:

  • Reasons, signs and symptoms of severe swelling
  • Common and uncommon side effects of Lasix
  • Advantages and disadvantages of taking the medication
  • Brand name for Lasix
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