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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[United States], June 4 (ANI): A study recently conducted has revealed that Spironolactone, a diuretic drug, can be helpful for people dealing with acne, a common disorder amongst women.
Group I received 2% Tween-80 in normal saline (NS) (25 ml/kg) and served as a negative control, Group-II received the standard diuretic drug, hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) (10 mg/kg).
Five large groups of antihypertensive medicaments are used in AHT treatment: angiotensin converter enzyme inhibitors (ACEI), angiotensin-II receptor antagonists (ARA-II) or blockers, diuretic drugs (especially hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ), a first-line diuretic drug which belongs to the thiazide class), calcium antagonists (CaA) and beta blockers (BB).
Those two steps could lower or eliminate your risk of developing type 2 diabetes--from taking a diuretic drug that could potentially cause a depletion of a necessary mineral such as potassium.
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.
The National Council on Potassium in Clinical Practice issued a set of guidelines for potassium replacement in September 2000.[1] The authors recommend using thiazide diuretics at a low dose only (eg, 12.5-25 mg of hydrochlorothiazide daffy) and adding a potassium-sparing diuretic drug when higher diuretic doses are needed.
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.
The FTC's interest in Pittsburgh-based Mylan developed when the company raised prices after establishing an exclusive arrangement with the last remaining raw materials supplier for a diuretic drug.
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.
"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.
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.260).