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loop diuretic

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(Pharmacology) med any of a group of diuretics, including frusemide, that act by inhibiting resorption of salts from Henle's loop of the kidney tubule
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The broad formulation research program included a range of potential methods to improve the solubility of loop diuretics at neutral pH.
Loop diuretics (eg furosemide) act on the loop of Henle, where they inhibit the action of the Na-K-2Cl transporter in the thick ascending limb (Figure 3, C).
Loop diuretics in acute decompensated heart failure: necessary?
* Thiazide-type diuretics deplete potassium, magnesium, sodium, and zinc, while loop diuretics deplete potassium, magnesium, calcium, zinc, pyridoxine, thiamin, and ascorbic acid.
The study protocol encouraged, but did not mandate, thiazide-type diuretics as a first-line agent, followed by loop diuretics and beta-adrenergic blockers.
Concurrent use of diuretics and loop diuretics can increase risk
Lots of plant extracts have been evaluated for their diuretic effect, but none succeeded as loop diuretics like furosemide.
Antacids containing aluminum or magnesium increase the loss of calcium in urine, as do medications for high blood pressure called "loop diuretics" (such as Lasix[R] or Bumex[R]).
Disparity in sodium and lithium renal reabsorption's site can explain why thiazides and analogs have a strong interaction pattern and loop diuretics and sparing-potassium diuretics don't (Table 3) (1.4-6,11,13,15,16).
Intravenous (IV) loop diuretics were the most commonly used IV therapy on admission (n=94, 79.0%), while renin-angiotensin system blockers were the most commonly used oral treatment (n=70, 59.3%).
PTH concentration was significantly elevated in patients treated with loop diuretics (LD), with the highest values observed in HF patients.