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Lasix (furosemide) vs. thiazide diuretics

Lasix (furosemide) vs. thiazide diuretics

Lasix (furosemide) vs. thiazide diuretics: What’s the difference? Lasix and thiazides are diuretics (water pills) used to treat excess accumulation of fluid or swelling of the body (edema) caused by heart failure, kidney disease, chronic kidney failure, or liver disease. Lasix and thiazides are also used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Lasix and thiazides […]

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Lasix (furosemide) vs. Zaroxolyn (metolazone)

Lasix (furosemide) vs. Zaroxolyn (metolazone)

Lasix (furosemide) vs. Zaroxolyn (metolazone): What’s the difference? Lasix (furosemide) and Zaroxolyn (metolazone) are diuretics (water pills) used treat excess accumulation of fluid or swelling of the body (edema) and high blood pressure (hypertension). Lasix is a brand name for furosemide. Zaroxolyn is a brand name for metolazone. Side effects of Lasix and Zaroxolyn that […]

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Chickenpox Vaccine Shields Kids From Shingles, Too

Chickenpox Vaccine Shields Kids From Shingles, Too

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Healthy Kids News MONDAY, June 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Shingles isn’t usually considered a kids’ disease, but children can get this painful condition. Fortunately, the chickenpox vaccine can also protect them against it, a new study finds. “The virus that causes chickenpox also causes shingles. It’s pretty uncommon in […]

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Health Tip: Symptoms of Meningitis

Health Tip: Symptoms of Meningitis

(HealthDay News) — https://www.medicinenet.com/meningitis/article.htm” rel=”arch” onclick=”wmdTrack(’embd-lnk’);”>Meningitis can kill a person within hours. So knowing its symptoms may be the difference between life and death, says the Meningitis Research Foundation. Latest Infectious Disease News The foundation explains the progression of symptoms: If you suspect meningitis, the foundation warns you to seek immediate medical care. Copyright © […]

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Kroger Recalls Berries Tainted With Hepatitis A

Kroger Recalls Berries Tainted With Hepatitis A

MONDAY, June 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) –The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers that frozen blackberries sold at Kroger stores as “Private Selection,” brand are contaminated with hepatitis A. Latest Digestion News You should not eat these berries, but throw them out, the FDA says. If you have eaten these products, and have […]