Bumex (Spanish name, Miccil)
Why is Bumex prescribed?
Bumex is used to lower the amount of excess salt and water in your body by increasing the output of urine. It is prescribed in the treatment of edema, or fluid retention, associated with congestive heart failureand liver or kidney disease.
It is also occasionally prescribed, along with other drugs, to treat high blood pressure. Most important fact about Bumex Bumex is a powerful drug. If taken in excessive amounts, it can severely decrease the levels of water and minerals, especially potassium, your body needs to function.
Therefore, your doctor should monitor your dose carefully. How should you take Bumex? Bumex can increase the frequency of urination and may cause loss of sleep if taken at night. Therefore, if you are taking a single dose of Bumex daily, it should be taken in the morning after breakfast. If you take more than one dose a day, take the last dose no later than 6:00 PM.
If you miss a dose... Take the forgotten dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the one you missed and go back to your regular schedule. Never take 2 doses at the same time. · Storage instructions... Store at room temperature. Bumex also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.
Please consult your physician before taking any medication.