loop diuretic


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loop diuretic

n
(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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Therefore, appropriate volume repletion with isotonic sodium chloride solution and loop diuretic therapy was performed.
In this article, we report an elderly patient with acute pseudogout arthritis who had been on loop diuretic treatment for 10 years.
Thiazide and loop diuretic are no doubt very effective anti-hypertensive drugs and they are also economically priced but they are not for every patient suffering from high blood pressure.
Spironolactone is a loop diuretic because it primarily targets the distal nephron (collecting tubule), where only small amounts of sodium are reabsorbed thus helps in treating edematous condition and ascites (Zhao et al.
Bumetanide is a loop diuretic used to treat heart failure--it also potentiates the action of gamma-aminobutyric acid, she noted.
Furosemide from Lasix, Sanofi-Aventis Farmaceutica, a highceiling loop diuretic, was used as reference drug (positive control).
Cleveland Clinic cardiologist and heart failure specialist Eileen Hsich, MD, calls the study results "thought provoking," but she adds that a large prospective study would better determine if one loop diuretic should be preferred over the others.
For enrollment, the following inclusion criteria were applied: evidence of right or bi-ventricular chronic heart failure in III NYHA class; resistance to oral diuretic therapy, as proven by recent occurrence of oliguria (urine output <20 mL per hour during 12 hours at least) despite oral furosemide therapy at dose [greater than or equal to] 125 mg per day; ascertained administration-during day hospital or ordinary hospital stay-of one course or more of IV unloading intensive therapy with loop diuretic (furosemide in all cases).
SAN DIEGO - The risk of hip fracture nearly doubles during the week following a new prescription for a loop diuretic.
In the treatment of heart failure the most prescribed high ceiling loop diuretic is furosemide (lasix).