Bumex (Bumetanide) Prescriptions Available Online Today

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Can You Get Bumex (Bumetanide) Online?

Yes, licensed medical doctors can prescribe Bumex (Bumetanide) online after a medical evaluation.

You can speak with one of our online doctors to learn more about Bumex. Book an online appointment with one of our top doctors using your phone or computer.

During your virtual visit, a physician will review your symptoms and medical history to provide a diagnosis. If the doctor determines that a patient would qualify for Bumex, they can write a prescription and electronically send it to a nearby pharmacy for pickup.

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What Is Bumex (Bumetanide)?

Bumex is the generic name for Bumetanide, which is a water pill (diuretic) that helps your body get rid of extra fluid and salt. It helps your body produce more urine to relieve swelling in your legs, belly, or arms caused by things like kidney disease, heart failure, or liver disease.

You will need to urinate more than usual, but that means your body is getting rid of the excess fluid that was otherwise building up in your body.

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How Does Bumex Work?

Bumex helps prevent your kidneys from reabsorbing too much sodium and fluid. This results in increased urination to remove excess fluid from the body. This can help relieve painful swelling caused by water retention due to certain health conditions related to your heart, kidneys, or liver.

What is the Typical Dosage of Bumex?

Bumex is usually given at a dose of 0.5-2mg once a day. Doses may also be taken throughout the day, increased as high as 10 mg, or taken every other day.

Be sure to follow your doctor’s instructions carefully when you take Bumex to avoid overdosing or not taking enough medication. Your dosage may also change over time as you and your doctor see how your body reacts to the medication.

What are the Benefits of Bumex?

Bumex helps relieve and prevent edema (fluid retention) in people with certain health conditions like liver disease, kidney disorders, or congestive heart failure. Getting rid of extra fluid in the body can help relieve shortness of breath and swelling in the arms, legs, or abdomen.

What are Possible Side Effects of Bumex?

The side effects of Bumex may range from mild to severe. Tell your doctor if you experience any of the following side effects while taking Bumex:

  • Lightheadedness or dizziness
  • Dehydration
  • Weakness
  • Muscle cramps
  • Confusion
  • Fainting
  • Unusual tiredness
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Irregular or fast heartbeat
  • Unusual dry mouth or thirst
  • Hearing changes
  • Signs of kidney problems
  • Easy bleeding or bruising
  • Tingling, numbness, swelling, redness, or pain of the legs or arms

What are Precautions and Interactions of Bumex?

Bumex is not right for everybody. There are some precautions and considerations to consider before you start taking any new medication.

Always tell your doctor about every medication, vitamin, or supplement you take. Especially be sure to tell your doctor if you take any of the following:

  • Lithium
  • Probenecid (Benemid)
  • Indomethacin
  • Digoxin (Lanoxin)
  • NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs)
  • Blood pressure medication
  • Another diuretic
  • Antiviral medications
  • Injected antibiotics
  • Medication to prevent organ transplant rejection
  • Chemotherapy
  • Arthritis or pain medication
  • Medicine for a bowel disorder

Who Should Not Take Bumex?

You should not take Bumex if you have certain health conditions, such as:

  • Severe kidney disease
  • Unable to urinate
  • Severe liver disease
  • Severe dehydration
  • Gout
  • An allergy to sulfa drugs
  • A history of heart rhythm disorder
  • Diabetes

You may also need a different dose if you have certain other health conditions. Always tell your doctor about every health condition you have prior to considering a new medication.

Can You Request a Bumex Prescription Online?

By federal law, you are required to talk to a doctor before getting a prescription for a medication. You can request a Bumex prescription online after a licensed doctor completes a medical evaluation.

With PlushCare, you have a phone or video chat with a doctor and talk about your symptoms. Be sure to discuss your current prescriptions and medical history. If the doctor agrees that Bumex would be a good medication for you, they will electronically send a prescription to your pharmacy, where you can pick it up as soon as it is ready.


Telehealth is not appropriate for serious conditions that require immediate attention or emergency care. If you experience any life-threatening issues, call 911 or go to an emergency room immediately.


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