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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On the contrary, the role of central action alpha agonists, direct vasodilators and non-thiazide diuretic drugs have not been fully established; specifically, alpha adrenergic blockers are not recommended as first-line agents in hypertense diabetics (3).
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.
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Scientists at The University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston say that a recent study conducted by them supports the findings reported in 2002 that a diuretic drug, or "water pill", outperforms other medications for high blood pressure.
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.
In the ADVANCE study involving 11,140 diabetics, one group received a combination of two BP lowering drugs: the angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor perindopril and the diuretic drug indapamide.
Last year, researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill reported encouraging results in treating CF with an aerosol form of the diuretic drug amiloride (SN: 4/28/90, p.
The UNLOAD clinical trial is the first randomized study to compare the safety and efficacy of a non-drug-based option with standard intravenous diuretic drug therapy to treat heart failure patients.
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.