On this episode of the Real Life Pharmacology Podcast, I discuss bumetanide pharmacology, adverse effects, and drug interactions.
Bumetanide is a loop diuretic and it is critical to monitor renal function and electrolytes with this medication.
Ototoxicity is a rare adverse effect that is dose-dependent and can be worsened by aminoglycosides.
It is critical to look for drugs that can worsen edema when using bumetanide to ensure that we avoid the prescribing cascade.
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