Compare Bumex vs. Demadex

Head-to-head comparisons of medication uses, side effects, ratings, and more.

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Lowers blood pressure.

Bumex (bumetanide) is very good in lowering blood pressure. However, it can make you dehydrated and lower your blood pressure too much.

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Upsides
  • Available in generic.
  • Much stronger than other water pills.
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Downsides
  • People taking Bumex (bumetanide) might urinate more often.
  • Bumex (bumetanide) can cause dehydration and loss of salts in your body.
  • People with allergies to sulfa-containing medicines should not take Bumex (bumetanide).
  • Blood tests should be done regularly to check your potassium and other salts.
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Used for
  • Chronic renal failure - Edema Congestive heart failure - Edema Disease of liver - Edema Hypertension
Dosage forms
  • Pill
  • Injection
  • Pill
Price
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Side effects
3possible side effects
  • High uric acid in blood
    18%
  • Low potassium
    15%
  • High blood sugar
    7%
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The Demadex (Torsemide) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
Risks and risk factors
  • Dehydration and loss of salts in the blood
    • Age 65 or older
    • Having severe diarrhea
  • Severe allergic reactions
    • History of sulfa allergy
  • Hearing problems
    • Kidney disease
    • High dose of Bumex (bumetanide)
  • Kidney problems
    • Difficulty urinating
    • Kidney disease
  • More severe side effects
    • Over age 65
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