diuretics


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diuretics

These increase the output of urine and so reduce body fluid levels.
References in classic literature ?
I had, the evening before, drunk plentifully of a most delicious wine called GLIMIGRIM, (the Blefuscudians call it FLUNEC, but ours is esteemed the better sort,) which is very diuretic. By the luckiest chance in the world, I had not discharged myself of any part of it.
The aggressive approach relieved fluid overload safely and effectively in patients who were not responding to conventional diuretics.
Diuretics are drugs which increase the excretion of sodium and water from the body.
If all else fails, then outpatient IV diuretics can be considered, according to the algorithmic approach.
Madam, Thiazide diuretics is a low cost and very effective anti-hypertensive drug.
Proton pump inhibitors I (PPIs) may be associated with decreases in serum magnesium laboratory values to below 1.6 to 1.8 mg/dL, especially when used concurrently with diuretics and loop diuretics (strength of recommendation [SOR]: C, disease-oriented outcomes based on cohort, case-control, and cross-sectional studies).
Diuretics are among the widely used drugs which cause a net loss of sodium and water in urine.
The co-administration of this narrowed therapeutic window drug with NSAIDs and diuretics is common, but seldom mentioned.
Results: Compared with the normal renal function group and the slight decrease group, ACEIs and [beta]-blockers were less used in the moderate and severe decrease group, but diuretics and spironolactone were more used (P<0.05).
The conventional use of loop diuretics, particularly furosemide, is very frequent in ICUs; however, the clinical outcomes remain to be clarified.
* Thiazide diuretics, such as chlorothiazide (Diuril) and hydrochlorothiazide (Microzide)
Diuretics, also commonly referred to as "water pills" are drugs that act on the kidney to aid the elimination of water and sodium from the body When the kidneys excrete sodium ion, they excrete water along with it which results in a decreased blood volume and pressure on the walls of the arteries.