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diuretics

These increase the output of urine and so reduce body fluid levels.
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This includes angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, angiotensin receptor blockers (sartans) and aldosterone antagonists.
4) Aldosterone antagonists may have a role in the treatment of MS hypertension, given the increased recognition of the aldosterone excess in this condition.
At discharge, ACEi and beta-blockers were prescribed adequately, but aldosterone antagonists were under prescribed.
Mainly because of non-selective affinity of spironolactone for androgen, estrogen and progesterone receptors in humans, a new generation of aldosterone antagonists, eplerenone, began to be used in human patients with primary hyperaldosteronism (KARAGIANNIS et al.
If electrolyte supplementation is insufficient, aldosterone antagonists or EnaC (sodium channel in the collecting duct) inhibitors should be considered.
Nevertheless, the researchers found that eligible patients who were not prescribed cardiac rehab were also less likely to be prescribed guideline-recommended heart failure medications, such as ACE inhibitors, ARBs or aldosterone antagonists.
Preoperatively the patient should be placed on spironolactone or eplerenone; these aldosterone antagonists block the effects of aldosterone on the kidney, with resultant normalization of hypertension and hypokalemia.
Aldosterone antagonists: Aldosterone antagonists may reduce free testosterone levels and compete with androgens binding at the sebaceous gland.
The latest heart failure guidelines from the American College of Cardiology/ American Heart Association place a new emphasis on aldosterone antagonists as a central aspect of the management of symptomatic or previously symptomatic heart failure with reduced ejection fraction--while underscoring important caveats to their use.
Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors (ACEI), Angiotensin Receptor Blockers (ARB), Aldosterone antagonists (AA).
The guidelines, published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, also recommend the earlier use of aldosterone antagonists.