diuretic drug


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Noun1.diuretic drug - any substance that tends to increase the flow of urine, which causes the body to get rid of excess water
chlorthalidone, Hygroton, Thalidone - a diuretic (trade names Hygroton and Thalidone) used to control hypertension and conditions that cause edema; effective in lowering blood pressure to prevent heart attacks
drug - a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
Edecrin, ethacrynic acid - diuretic (trade name Edecrin) used to treat edema
furosemide, Lasix - commonly used diuretic (trade name Lasix) used to treat hypertension and edema
indapamide, Lozal - diuretic (trade name Lozal) used in the treatment of hypertension
mannitol, Osmitrol - a diuretic (trade name Osmitrol) used to promote the excretion of urine
thiazide - any of a group of drugs commonly used as diuretics in the treatment of hypertension; they block the reabsorption of sodium in the kidneys
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The diuretic drug furosemide cleared most of the fluid from his lungs and he was able to sleep lying down in bed that night.
Warwickshire came close to signing Hogg last winter but he withdrew from a contract with the county because he was recalled to Australia's Test squad after a seven-year absence when Shane Warne was banned for taking a banned diuretic drug.
Blood samples taken from the girl and three other patients at the clinic whose conditions suddenly worsened after being administered intravenous drips prepared by Mori from late October, showed traces of muscle relaxants and a diuretic drug that should not have been present.
After she took the diuretic drug spironolactone for her treatable condition, the shedding decreased but the coarse, curly hair that grew back was so tangled she could not comb it, even with the liberal use of conditioners.
UF therapy has been shown to slowly and safely lower patients' excess salt and water levels when conventional diuretic drug treatments fail.
You're subjecting the horse to a severe athletic situation and then to inject it with a diuretic drug such as Lasix suddenly makes it even more demanding," he says.
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Scientists at The University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston say that a recent study conducted by them supports the findings reported in 2002 that a diuretic drug, or "water pill", outperforms other medications for high blood pressure.
carries this defect but shows no outward symptoms of the flaw, Earlier work at the University of North Carolina had demonstrated that an aerosol form of a diuretic drug slowed the pace of lung damage in young adults with the disease (SN: 4/28/90, p.
In the ADVANCE study involving 11,140 diabetics, one group received a combination of two BP lowering drugs: the angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor perindopril and the diuretic drug indapamide.
Last year, researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill reported encouraging results in treating CF with an aerosol form of the diuretic drug amiloride (SN: 4/28/90, p.
The UNLOAD clinical trial is the first randomized study to compare the safety and efficacy of a non-drug-based option with standard intravenous diuretic drug therapy to treat heart failure patients.
12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sarfez Pharmaceuticals has completed a trial of its novel loop diuretic drug that has the potential to revolutionize the quality of life and life expectancy of patients suffering from chronic kidney disease, congestive heart failure and resistant hypertension.