What is the recommended dosage of Lasix (Furosemide)?
The recommended starting dosage of Lasix (Furosemide) when used for the treatment of high blood pressure is 40mg, twice a day. This dosage may be increased on doctor’s orders, but it may take several weeks to see the results of each increase.
The recommended dosage of Lasix (Furosemide) when taken for water retention varies between 20-600mg per day, taken as a single dose or several doses. Some patients may only need to take this medication when needed, others should take it on a daily basis.
Lasix (Furosemide) should only be used for treating children or infants when used for water retention. The starting dosage in this case is 2mg per kg of bodyweight per day. This dosage may be increased up to a maximum of 6mg per day.