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Synonyms for diuretic

any substance that tends to increase the flow of urine, which causes the body to get rid of excess water

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Thiazide diuretics, such as chlorothiazide (Diuril) and hydrochlorothiazide (Microzide)
Fully one-third were hospitalized, and hospitalization remained a significant risk factor for baseline hypokalemia even after the researchers controlled for diuretic use, age, sex, and reason for colonoscopy (odds ratio, 2.
Conclusion: The present findings indicate that the crude methanol extract of the leaves of T serrulatus as well as its n-butanol fraction has significant diuretic effect with increased concentration of urinary electrolytes in mice.
The DOSE trial showed that it really doesn't matter whether the diuretic is administered intravenously by continuous infusion or a bolus every 12 hours.
Ultrasonography was used to identify the presence of hydronephrosis, after which patients were referred for diuretic renal scans.
Loop diuretics produce the greatest diuretic effect; however, due to the risk for causing potassium depletion and dehydration, they are not used commonly for initial therapy for uncomplicated HTN.
Dr Ho s research will examine why a diuretic used to increase urinary output in patients with AKI is effective in some patients but not others, and will potentially give clinicians the tools to identify these patients early and employ alternative means of managing their fluid levels.
During a nine month period, 14 percent of older adults prescribed a thiazide diuretic developed a metabolic adverse event, compared with 6 percent of adults not prescribed a thiazide diuretic.
Dandelion, considered safe with few known side effects, is listed on the FDA'S GRAS (generally recognized as safe) list and produces a mild diuretic effect.
Diuretic compounds that stimulate the excretion of water are potentially useful in most of the disorders including those exhibiting oedema, such as congestive heart failure, nephritis, toxemia of pregnancy, premenstrual tension, and hypertension.
Kenneth Edwards said he was notified a month ago about the diuretic and is awaiting results of a backup sample.
Summary: Kingston: Jamaica's 200 metres world champion Veronica Campbell-Brown has tested positive for a banned diuretic, .
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.
However, diuretic therapy in these individuals may result in further activation of the RAAS and SNS, impairing renal blood flow (RBF) and glomerular filtration rate (GFR), causing diminished kidney function, which may lead to acute kidney injury (AKI) (3, 4).
The aim of this study was to compare the antihypertensive effects of four different fixed-dose preparations containing beta blocker (BB)-diuretic, ACE inhibitor (ACEI)-diuretic, angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB)- diuretic, and calcium channel blocker (CCB)-ACEI.