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examples of loop diuretics

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Callahan
29 years experience Cardiology
Loop diuretic: A loop diuretic is a blood pressure medicine that acts on the kidney, specifically the loop of henley to decrease fluid resorption. This results in r ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Diuretic: Loop diuretics are prescription drugs.
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Kessler
15 years experience Family Medicine
Sometimes: Loop diuretics can cause tinnitus but usually only in very high doses. Patient compliance with blood pressure medication is always a concern and if y ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Best time to: Ideally patients are instructed to take a diuretic, loop/thiazide or potassium sparing, in the morning. The reason being revolves around their mechan ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
you're right: They do exactly what you said: thiazides reduce urinary calcium excretion and are good for stone formers; loop diuretics increase it and are good for ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Ewing
19 years experience Pediatrics
Not in 400 letters!: This is too big of a question and cannot be answered in such a short format. You could ask something more specific so that we can help you.
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
31 years experience Cardiology
Depends: On multiple issues including kidney function. Certain diuretics work better with certain levels of kidney function/dysfunction. In general a thiazide ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Samuel Lee
31 years experience Urology
Caffeine: Any product with caffeine will have diuretic effect on our kidneys. Many "decaffeinated tea or coffee" are not 100% free of caffeine.
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A 63-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lori Wagner
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Caffeine, alcohol: Any food with caffeine is a diuretic; also alcohol inhibits anti-diuretic hormone, which also results in increased urination. There is a reason that t ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Garner
16 years experience Cardiology
In the US…: The two most commonly prescribed diuretics in the United States are Furosemide (lasix) and hydrochlorothiazide. Generally speaking, hydrochlorothiazid ... Read More
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