Which medications in the drug class Loop Diuretics are used in the treatment of Transfusion Reactions?

Updated: Jan 02, 2019
  • Author: S Gerald Sandler, MD, FACP, FCAP; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Loop Diuretics

Diuretics may be used to alleviate volume overload that is caused by transfusion of blood products.

Furosemide (Lasix)

Acts by inhibiting sodium and chloride resorption in the ascending loop of Henle, promoting excretion of sodium, water, chloride, and potassium.


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