Furosemide (Lasix) and Bumetanide (Bumex)

Bumetanide and Furosemide are in a class of diuretics called “loop diuretics.” Both medicines help your kidneys remove extra water and will make you urinate more often. Both medicines can be given by mouth or through your IV continuously while in the hospital.

Common side effects:

  • Frequent urination
  • Tiredness or weakness
  • Muscle cramps
  • Increased thirst
  • Dizziness