Ortho-Preferred

Bumetaide/Bumex


- for edema, CHF, hepatic cirrhosis, renal disease; 
- Loop diuretic; Adult: 0.5-2mg PO qd or 0.5-1.0 mg IV q8-24hr, as single dose; 
- Alternative 1-10mg IV over 1-2 minutes x 1; 
- may cause hypokalemia; 1mg Bumex = 40mgfurosemide.



Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Tuesday, June 7, 2011 2:07 pm