SAME-DAY bumetanide (generic Bumex) pickup for edema (fluid retention)
Get convenient and affordable bumetanide prescriptions available for same-day pickup at your pharmacy. Bumetanide is classified as a diuretic (also known as a water pill). It increases urine flow, which can help the kidneys get rid of excess fluid and salt in the body. Don't wait to pick up your prescription. Talk to a health care provider on Sesame to start treatment right away.
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Bumetanide (generic Bumex)
What is bumetanide?
Bumetanide is a prescription medication used to treat edema (fluid retention) caused by medical problems. Bumetanide increases urine flow, which can help the kidneys get rid of excess fluid and salt in the body.
Talk to your health care provider about whether bumetanide is right for you.
What are the most common side effects of bumetanide?
Bumetanide has been shown to cause some mild side effects. If these adverse effects become severe or do not go away within a few days, talk to your health care provider.
Common side effects reported while taking bumetanide include:
- Increased urination
- Stomach pain
This is not a complete list of adverse reactions.
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Frequently asked questions about bumetanide
What is bumetanide used to treat?
Bumetanide is prescribed for the treatment of edema (fluid retention) in the body. Edema is the medical term for swelling caused by fluid trapped in the body’s tissue. This swelling is often a symptom, not a condition, caused by diverse medical problems.
Common causes of edema include:
- Sitting or standing too long
- Venous insufficiency (weakness or damage to the veins in the leg)
- Congestive heart failure
- Kidney disease & damage
- Thyroid diseases
- Liver damage (cirrhosis)
- Medication such as blood pressure medication, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication (NSAIDs), steroids, diabetes medication
- Allergic reactions
- High salt diet
Edema frequently affects the hands, arms, legs, feet, and ankles.
Common symptoms of edema include:
- Swelling in the affected area
- The skin over the affected area looks stretched out or shiny
- The skin holds a dimple after pressure is applied to it for several seconds
- Difficulty breathing (if the edema is in lung tissue)
- Difficulty with movement
- Swelling in the abdomen
How does bumetanide work?
What are the common side effects of bumetanide?
Bumetanide has been shown to cause some side effects, however, this medication is generally well tolerated. The most common side effect of diuretic medication is more frequent urination.
Other effects caused by taking bumetanide include:
- Stomach pain
If these adverse reactions do not go away within a few days, talk to your health care provider. If you experience difficulty breathing, skin rash, fever, or unusual bleeding/ bruising while taking bumetanide, seek medical attention immediately.
As with all prescription medication, be sure to inform the prescribing doctor about any medical conditions you have been previously diagnosed with and any medication/ supplements you are currently taking before starting treatment with bumetanide. Bumetanide can interact with other forms of medication and substances, causing potentially serious side effects. In addition, let your doctor know if you are pregnant or plan on becoming pregnant. Do not breastfeed while taking this medication.
What is the typical starting dose of bumetanide?
Can I get bumetanide over-the-counter?
Bumetanide is currently only available via prescription. This means the use of this drug must be authorized by a licensed health care provider.
Providers on Sesame can write a prescription – or refill an existing one – during a virtual or in-person visit. Depending on the medication, you can arrange for same-day pickup at a pharmacy near you or order the medication to be delivered to your door for just $5. Book an online consultation with a real, licensed provider on Sesame today to determine whether or not bumetanide is right for you.
Note that all prescriptions are at the discretion of your health care provider. Providers on Sesame cannot prescribe controlled substances.
Can I get bumetanide online?
Good news! Providers on Sesame can write a prescription for bumetanide to be picked up near you – often within the same day. Don’t wait to get your prescription filled. Talk to a provider on Sesame and get your prescription ordered right away for fast and convenient pickup from a pharmacy of your choice.
Note that all prescriptions are at the discretion of your doctor.