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diuretics, also called water pills

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Where do diuretics get their name?

Loop diuretics, such as bumetanide (Bumex) and furosemide (Lasix), get their name from the loop-shaped part of the kidneys where they have their effect.


How do Loop diuretics get their names?

They get their name from the loopshaped part of the kidneys where they have their effect


How are diuretics grouped?

Diuretics may be grouped as potassium-wasting and potassium-sparing. Some are referred to as loop diuretics, osmotic diuretics, and thiazides.


What are the best natural diuretics?

the number 1 diuretics.


What are potassium-sparing diuretics?

Potassium-sparing diuretics prevent the loss of potassium, which is a problem with other types of diuretics


What are the best kinds of diuretics?

loop diuretics loop diuretics The Potassium sparing kind. IE. Hydrochlorothiazide with triamterene or "Dyazide."


What is laxatives and diuretics?

laxatives make you poo and diuretics make you pee.


What is the fate of papilledema?

Papilledema is treatable. The most common treatment is to prescribe diuretics, to reduce the amount of fluid in the body.


What is idiopathic edema?

the edema in this condition become more of problem after the use of diuretics. the patient can develop edema as a rebound phenomena each time they discontinue diuretics. it is mostly common around eyes. answered by Karambir Dhot


Can diuretics cause xerostomia?

Yes they do! Diuretics are an antihypertensive drug and they cause xerostomia, diuretics increase urine output not increase saliva production.


What are some types of Thiazide diuretics?

Thiazide diuretics include such commonly used diuretics as hydrochlorothiazide (HydroDIURIL, Esidrix), chlorothiazide (Diuril), and chlorthalidone (Hygroton)


What would be a reasonable mechanism for diuretics?

Loop diuretics work by restraining the sodium-potassium-chloride cotransporter. Thiazide diuretics restrain the sodium-chloride transporter. Carbonic anhydrase inhibiting diuretics work by restraining bicarbonate transport.

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