diuretics

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diuretics

These increase the output of urine and so reduce body fluid levels.
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I believe these results will return potassium-sparing diuretics to prominence," said Dr.
The study authors suggested that the beneficial effect on urinary excretion could be similar to action of potassium-sparing diuretics due to unchanged potassium levels in the Se-SM group.
When using potassium-sparing diuretics, avoid eating large amounts of potassium-rich foods such as bananas, oranges, and green leafy vegetables, or salt substitutes that contain potassium.
They concluded that there was not an increased risk of AP with loop and thiazide diuretics, and there was a nonsignificant increased risk with potassium-sparing diuretics (adjusted odds ratio, 1.
Elderly patients who took potassium-sparing diuretics had a 70% lower rate of developing Alzheimer's disease than those who did not take antihypertensive drugs in a population-based study of dementing illnesses, reported Ara S.
It should be used with caution in women on other medications that can increase potassium, including NSAIDs, potassium-sparing diuretics, ACE inhibitors, or angiotensin II receptor antagonists.
Potassium-sparing diuretics obviously may spare potassium and magnesium.
Spironolactone HCl is a synthetic 17-lactone drug that is a renal competitive aldosterone antagonist in the class of pharmaceuticals known as potassium-sparing diuretics.