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Furosemide 40mg – A Close Look at the Generic Version of Lasix

Lasix is actually the branded version of the generic drug furosemide.  These drugs are mainly diuretic in nature which is also part of their mechanism of action.  Basically, the main purpose of furosemide 40mg is to induce increase in urine in order to get rid of the body’s excess water.  Furosemide 40mg also helps in preventing the absorption of salt so that this compound is passed along the urine.  Furosemide is available in doses of 20mg, furosemide 40mg, and 80mg with furosemide 40mg being the mostly prescribed.

Fluid retention and edema are some of the conditions that furosemide was made to treat.  This is particularly true for people who already suffer from medical conditions like heart diseases, liver diseases, and kidney issues.  Read more…

With Nova Scotia election approaching, MDs provide voting guide

There's less than one week left until the June 9 Nova Scotia election. Current polls have the NDP poised to form a government, forcing the incumbent Progressive Conservatives into opposition.

But, of course, the results are not decided until the last ballot is counted. So for doctors and patients alike who are still unsure of how they are going to vote, Doctors Nova Scotia has put together a voter's guide that includes not only the medical association's position on five important health policy topics (physician recruitment, emergency care, long-term care, healthy living, and electronic medical records) but also the positions of the Tories, the NDP and the Liberals on those topics, to help voters discern where the parties stand.

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