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Is there a generic version of furosemide?

Furosemide is the generic form (and generic name) of Lasix, a diuretic drug used to treat fluid retention (edema), which is often caused by heart failure or liver disease. Furosemide also may be prescribed to treat high blood pressure. Furosemide is available by prescription in different forms, including a pill and an oral or injectable solution.

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