Coadministration of albumin and furosemide in patients with the nephrotic syndrome.


BACKGROUND In patients with nephrotic syndrome, the natriuretic effect of furosemide (FU) is diminished. The effect of coadministration of FU and human albumin (HA) has remained controversial. METHODS In a double-blind, placebo-controlled study, nine nephrotic patients (six males, 48 +/- 4 years) on standardized sodium chloride intake, in random order on… (More)


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