Manufacturer – Geno
Package – 40mg (10 pills)
Active substance – Furosemide (Lasix)
Frusenex is produced by Geno and contains the active substance Furosemide (Lasix, a very potent diuretic. These kinds of drugs are also known as loop diuretics, the make the body release water as well as potassium, sodium and chloride.
Athletes that compete use Lasix to get rid of water weight to change weight classes. With the event a few days after weigh-ins, an athlete with be able drop their bodyweight by a significant amount and then all it takes is to rehydrate for a few hours in order to return back to normal.
Effect of Lasix
Once used, Lasix will begin to excrete fluid from the body in approximately one hour at a high rate, and the effects will last for 3-4 hours. Frequent urination is to be expected with the use of Lasix, as well as a drop in body weight. You will not lose fat, instead, you will only lose fluid. You will be able to lose a significant amount of water weight.
Lasix helps athletes reach their required weight class but it can also hurt their performance. Use of Lasix leaves the athlete feeling tired and drained, which does not help their overall performance.
Side effects of the drug
Lasix is something that the user should expect to feel side effects from. It should be known that there are safer diuretics out there that are more tolerable. Due to it being used to remove excess fluid, dehydration could occur, but not likely as you’re removing “excess”. This creates a large electrolyte imbalance and should be watched closely. Lasix may cause a significant increase in blood bicarbonate levels.
If the user is experiencing dehydration and an electrolyte imbalance, the side effects of Lasix could be the following:
- Low Urine Volume.
- Muscle Cramps.
- Low Blood Pressure.
- Dry Mouth.
- Gastrointestinal Discomfort.
Extreme abuse of the compound is fatal and should not be taken likely. Unfortunately, the line between use and abuse is very narrow so its use should be with caution. Lasix should only be used under strict medical supervision.
Using Lasix 40mg
In the treatment of high blood pressure, standard Lasix doses are normally around 40mg per day given twice per day. In the treatment of edema, standard Lasix doses can fall anywhere from 20-80mg per day.
To edema, the dosage is between 20mg – 80mg per day and a 40mg dose of Lasix is used 2 times a day to treat high blood pressure.
Every athlete has to calculate their own dose specifically and should be directly in line with the individual factors of the athlete. 20mg should be sufficient and another 20mg twelve hours later if necessary. If is not common that you should need more than 40g per day in total. It is recommended that the drug not be used for longer than 2 – 3 days
Using a potassium sparring diuretic together with Lasix can be advised for a safe experience (20mg of Lasix with 50mg of Aldactone). This should help the user manage the side effects.
You can buy Lasix from our online store in the USA