diuretic drug


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Synonyms for diuretic drug

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

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Davis said that the benefits of the diuretic drug were experienced by men and women, people with diabetes and those without, people with and without normal renal function, as well as people with and without metabolic syndrome.
Aquapheresis can remove over six times more water and 12 times more salt in a 24-hour period compared to standard care using diuretic drugs.
5 milligrams or 25 milligrams of the diuretic drug chlorthalidone per day.
It is the first randomized clinical study of its type to compare the safety and efficacy of treatment with the Aquadex FlexFlow system, a non-drug-based option, with standard intravenous diuretic drug therapy to treat fluid overload in heart failure patients.
On the clinical front, a diuretic drug slowed the lung damage of cystic fibrosis (137: 260).
UNLOAD is the first randomized clinical study of its type to compare the safety and efficacy of treatment with the Aquadex FlexFlow system, a non-drug-based option, with standard intravenous diuretic drug therapy to treat fluid-overloaded patients.
An aerosol form of a diuretic drug slackened the pace of lung damage in 14 young adults with cystic fibrosis, scientists report.
In addition, the studies demonstrated improved patient outcomes after Aquapheresis therapy both in the hospital and sustained for three months, when compared to diuretic drug therapy alone.
Thomas Pollare and his colleagues at Uppsala University studied 50 patients with hypertension, finding that when subjects took the diuretic drug hydrochlorothiazide they had significantly higher blood levels of cholesterol than did subjects receiving placebo pills.
Ultrafiltration is an excellent alternative to less predictable intravenous diuretic drug therapies that can incur significant health risks and extended hospitalizations.
Called UNLOAD, this is the first randomized clinical study to compare the safety and efficacy of a non- drug-based option with standard intravenous diuretic drug therapy to treat heart failure patients.
High blood sugar, faster heart rate, high body mass index, the concurrent use of a diuretic drug and beta blocker drug, non-white race and younger age were all associated with a higher risk of developing diabetes in all VALUE participants.
The complaint seeks, among other things, emergency notice to all class members to ensure notification to individuals taking Cardura of important new findings resulting from a nationwide study sponsored by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (the "NHLBI") which showed that users of Cardura are twice as likely to experience potentially fatal congestive heart failure and have a higher chance of suffering from certain other serious cardiac events, including strokes, as compared with patients taking the more traditional and less costly diuretic drug, chlorthalidone, to treat hypertension.
When the X-ray image from the ED appeared on their screen in the CCU, they knew immediately that the patient's emergency resulted from congestive heart failure and they put the patient on a diuretic drug.
The NIH-sponsored study acted when it found Cardura users were TWICE AS LIKELY to be hospitalized for CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE and had a higher chance of suffering from other serious cardiac events including strokes than users of a lower-cost diuretic drug.