* torsemide (Demadex), and
* butethamine (Bumex).
The doses of these diuretics vary depending upon the clinical circumstances. These drugs can be
given orally, although seriously ill patients in the hospital may receive them intravenously for more prompt or effective response. If one of the loop diuretics is not effective alone, it may be
combined with an agent that works further down (more distally) in the tubule.