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water pill

n.
A diuretic drug that is taken by mouth.

wa′ter pill`



n.
a diuretic pill.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.water pill - 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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