What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication if you have:
- Liver disease, including cirrhosis
- Kidney disease or kidney failure
- Fluid or electrolyte problems
- Any allergies, including allergies to sulfa drugs, foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or trying to become pregnant (see Bumex and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Bumex and Breastfeeding).
Tell your healthcare provider about all of the medicines you are currently taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Bumex Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
What If I Take an Overdose?People who take too much Bumex may have overdose symptoms that could include:
- Low blood pressure (hypotension)
- Low electrolytes (especially low potassium, chloride, and sodium).
If you happen to overdose on Bumex, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Bumex Overdose for more information.)
How Should It Be Stored?Bumex should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. The tablets should be kept in an airtight container.
Keep Bumex and all medications out of the reach of children.