diuretics

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diuretics

These increase the output of urine and so reduce body fluid levels.
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Poulter et al., "Prevention of cardiovascular events with an antihypertensive regimen of amlodipine adding perindopril as required versus atenolol adding bendroflumethiazide as required, in the Anglo-Scandinavian Cardiac Outcomes Trial-Blood Pressure Lowering Arm (ASCOTBPLA): a multicentre randomised controlled trial," The Lancet, vol.
David Mann (74 and 3/4) from Meltham said he went to his doctor for a check up several years ago and came home with medications to take before sleep: Bendroflumethiazide, Ramipril and Simvastatin.
Sakho's fellow central defender Kolo Toure was suspended for six months after failing a drugs test while at former club Manchester City in February 2011 having tested positive for bendroflumethiazide, a weight-loss drug contained within "water tablets" recommended to him by his wife.
Occupational contact dermatitis from propranolol, hydralazine and bendroflumethiazide. Contact Dermatitis.
In regards to thiazide diuretics, the new NICE guidelines state that Chlortalidone (12.5-25.0 mg once daily) or Indapamide (1.5 mg modified-release or 2.5 mg once daily) should be used in preference to what clinicians have been prescribing for years, namely Bendroflumethiazide and Hydrochlorothiazide (3).
Effects of the thiazide diuretic bendroflumethiazide on salivary flow rate and composition.
The Medical Research Council trial of the treatment of mild hypertension (MRC-1) (ie, defined as DBP 90-109 mm Hg) demonstrated that a significant reduction in DBP among individuals receiving the diuretic bendroflumethiazide or the beta-blocker propranolol significantly reduced the rate of stroke compared with placebo, with a rate of 1.4 per 1000 patient-years of observation in the treatment group vs 2.6 per 1000 patient-years in the placebo group (P < .01).
The 30-year-old Ivory Coast international was suspended from all football activity after admitting he had inadvertently taken bendroflumethiazide in some water tablets, packaged as dieting pills, that he obtained through his wife.
The test showed up traces of bendroflumethiazide, a diuretic to aid weight loss and a prohibited substance that entered Toure's system through slimming pills he had taken because he believed he was fat.
In multicenter double blind randomized trial the efficiency of three various antihypertensive drugs was com- pared: small doses (1.25 and 2.5 mg a day) of thiazide diuretics bendroflumethiazide (its median therapeutic dose--7.5 mg a day), 10 mg of enalapril (its median therapeutic dose--20 mg a day) and amlodipine in an median therapeutic dose (5 mg).