Lasix is manufactured by the company Avensis Pharma. It contains furosemide, a very potent diuretic. Basically it acts like loop diuretics, which provides the body to egest water and potassium. Loop diuretics have an extremely dramatic effect on water levels in the body as well as the potassium levels which need to be particularly watched. It is recommended to use of a potassium supplement which is why required to keep potassium levels in balance, otherwise a serious heart disease might occur. It can be said Lasix is a risky drug to use. However when it is needed to shed water, there is nothing works better than Lasix.
Lasix is used by athletes for a couple of specific reason. It is quiet popular among competitive athletes because it leads to drop water weight, a very potent effect in case of making adjustments in their weight class standings. Bodybuilders also use diuretics while preparing for a contest. It can efficiently lower subcutaneous water concentrations, helping to produce that super-ripped look so common in the fields of bodybuilding today.
This drug is manufactured as an oral tablet (40 mg/ tab). The dosage depends on the desired goals and the body condition of the user. Each oral Lasix tablet shows its effect about one hour after administration and stay active for 3 or 4 hours. The athlete will usually start with a mild dose, and add to this amount accordingly later in the day. The initial dosage is usually 20 to 40mg and it is not recommended to take more than 80 mg in any case. It is generally used for no longer than a few days in order to minimize the side effects with this drug
Due to the potent effects it has on electrolyte and potassium levels, it is much safer to use a potassium supplement additionally. It should also be noted that these drugs can be active for many hours. This is why it might be difficult to control the dehydrating effect with an overlapping schedule, so administering diuretics too frequently may lead unwelcoming results.