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An example of a diuretic is?

Diuretics are substances that make you pee more, they make your body lose water. Beverages containing alcohol and caffeine are sort of accidental diuretics - that is, they're (MORE)
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Why are Diuretics given?

These drugs are given to prevent excess water retention in patients with associated right heart failure
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What substance is a diuretic?

A diuretic is a chemical compound that causes a patient to increase the amount of water being eliminated from the body, usually through the urine. A common diuretic compound m (MORE)
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Is benicar a diuretic?

Benicar is a Angiotensin Receptor Blocker (ARBs) not a diuretic. Angiotensin causes the muscles surrounding blood vessels to contract, thereby narrowing the blood vessels. Nar (MORE)
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What is a diuretic?

A diuretic is any substance that tends to increase the flow of urine, which causes the body to get rid of excess water.
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Is caffeine a diuretic?

The short answer is "no, not if you're used to it." It is a common misconception that coffee should be avoided as a fluid replacement under the belief that caffeine is a diure (MORE)
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What is a diuretic effect?

A diuretic is something that reduces the amount of water in your body by causing you to urinate more, and more frequently. Diuretics include prescription medications like lasi (MORE)

Are banana's a diuretic?

no however they are high in fiber and potassium, for a natural diuretic try a lemon
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What drinks are diuretic?

  Any drink that contains caffeine acts as a diuretic. This includes tea, coffee, cola, energy drinks, etc.
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What are diuretics?

  Answer   A diuretic is any drug that elevates the rate of bodily urine excretion (diuresis). There are several categories of diuretics. All diuretics increase the (MORE)