Published on February 23, 2008
DIURETICS HOW DO THEY WORK? What do they do? When do I use them? How do I use them?
MECHANISM OF ACTION
Na-K-2Cl SYMPORT INHIBITORS Also Called: Loop Diuretics High Ceiling Diuretics Ethacrynic Acid Torsemide Bumetanide Furosemide
High Ceiling Diuretics
Na-Cl SYMPORT INHIBITORS Also Called: Thiazide Diuretics Thiazide-Like Diuretics Chlorthalidone Metolazone Chlorothiazide Hydrochlorothiazide
Na CHANNEL INHIBITORS Also Called: K-Sparing Diuretics Amiloride Triamterene
MINERALOCORTICOID RECEPTOR ANTAGONISTS Also Called: K-Sparing Diuretics Aldosterone Antagonists Spironolactone Eplerenone
Loop diuretics are mainly used in the treatment of heart failure. ... How do loop diuretics work? They work by making the kidneys pass out more fluid.
How do diuretics work? ... They work on your kidneys by increasing the amount of ... Other types of diuretic, called “loop diuretics” or “potassium ...
High ceiling/loop diuretic. High ceiling diuretics may cause ... These are diuretics which do not promote the ... They work primarily by ...
Loop diuretics are very powerful diuretics. They increase the amount of urine your kidneys produce very quickly. ... How they work How do diuretics work?
They are primarily used in medicine to treat hypertension and edema often due to ... loop diuretics do not appear to reduce ... Loop diuretic resistance ...
How do Thiazide Diuretics work? ... They interfere with sodium transport across the tubules in nephron (the smallest functional unit in kidney) ...
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