Compare Lasix vs. Lisinopril
Head-to-head comparisons of medication uses, side effects, ratings, and more.
Lowers blood pressure. Removes extra water from your body.
Lasix (Furosemide) is a very effective water pill and it'll certainly make you go to the bathroom more often.
3.7/ 5 average rating with 371 reviewsforLasix
Lowers blood pressure.
Zestril (lisinopril) is a good blood pressure-lowering medicine that protects kidney function.
3.8/ 5 average rating with 687 reviewsforLisinopril
- A strong diuretic (water pill) that works well to get rid of extra fluids in your body through urination.
- Lowers your blood pressure and your risk of heart attack and stroke.
- Works better than thiazide diuretics (like Hydrochlorothiazide) at removing harmful levels of certain electrolytes, such as potassium.
- Okay to take if you have kidney problems.
- A first-choice blood pressure treatment for many people.
- Lowers the risk of heart attack and stroke.
- Protects kidney function, which is especially useful for people with diabetes or mild-to-moderate kidney disease.
- Recommended for anyone with heart failure since it lowers the risk of death and further damage to your heart.
- Very cheap drug, and comes available as a liquid for children over 6 years of age.
- Makes you urinate very frequently.
- Can cause low levels of important electrolytes, such as potassium.
- Up to 10% of people can get a dry cough while using this medicine. It ranges from a mild tickle in the throat to a persistent hacking cough.
- Requires a yearly blood test to see how the medicine is affecting your body.
- Zestril (lisinopril) isn't safe to use if you're pregnant.
- Doesn't work as well in people of African descent, and can cause a greater chance of face, tongue, or lip swelling.
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The Lasix (Furosemide) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
1possible side effects
- Low blood pressure5%
Risks and risk factors
- Dehydration and electrolyte imbalance
- Current electrolyte imbalance
- Severe allergic reactions
- History of sulfa allergies
- Hearing problems
- Current kidney problems
- Dose too high
- Low blood protein
- Other medicines that causes hearing problems
- Harm to fetus
- Women of childbearing age
- Swelling of face and head
- African descent
- High potassium
- Current kidney problems
- Medicines that increase potassium
- Use of salt substitutes
- Worsening kidney problems
- History of kidney problems
- Low blood pressure
- Taking with alcohol
- Taking other medicines that lower your blood pressure