diuretics


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diuretics

These increase the output of urine and so reduce body fluid levels.
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I had, the evening before, drunk plentifully of a most delicious wine called GLIMIGRIM, (the Blefuscudians call it FLUNEC, but ours is esteemed the better sort,) which is very diuretic.
In conclusion, sweeping recommendations for the use of beta-blockers and diuretics as "preferred" therapeutic strategies are inappropriate.
The release also carried a selective quotation from Dettori, who admitted to using diuretics earlier in his career.
He and colleagues argue that diuretics, ACE inhibitors, and digoxin should be used as soon as a patient is diagnosed as suffering from heart failure.
A survey reported in the Archives of Internal Medicine last April showed a significant decline in the use of diuretics and beta blockers to treat hypertension.
Diuretics and beta blockers are often initial drugs used to treat HBP, but unfortunately, both drug classes can worsen diabetic control, produce unfavorable lipid profiles and actually increase the frequency of diabetic complications, such as hypoglycemia and peripheral vascular disease.
GLASGOW, SCOTLAND: Many elderly people take diuretics (water pills) to treat hypertension, congestive heart failure, or fluid retention.
Loop diuretics take action mainly by blocking luminal NaK-2Cl transporter in the thick ascending limb of the loop of Henle (Martinez-Maldonado and Cordova, 1990; Rose, 1991).
Beta-blockers, diuretics and statins are established drugs in the management of cardiovascular disease and there is general consensus that statins reduce risk factors for coronary artery disease.
By adapting an existing drug-Torsemide- into a much-needed extended release formulation, Sarfez is hoping to give patients resistant to the current diuretics a drug that will support their diuresis for more than 12 hours, rather than the maximum of four hours available with current medications.
Diuretics, which promote the production of urine and are used to help high blood pressure, are banned because they can be used by athletes to hide other performance-enhancing substances.
Diuretics, which promote the production of urine and treat medical conditions including high blood pressure, are viewed as masking agents by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).