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most commonly prescribed diuretics

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Garner
15 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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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sergio Schabelman
47 years experience Cardiology
Two below: The most frequently used thiazide diuretics are: HCTZ (hydrochlorothiazide). Chlorthalidone
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Diuretic: Talk to your doctor. If you are on furosemide, weak 'natural' diuretics may be wrong for you.
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Generally: None. Why are you on lasix (furosemide)? Talk to your physician.
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
In most cases..: Spironolactone, an aldosterone inhibitor is better. Low potassium is not a side-effect. It is an anti-hypertensive drug as well. Furosemide is not, an ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christian Assad
13 years experience Cardiology
Nope: The only reasony why you would not want to take it in the eveneing is that it will be waking you up several times in the middle of the night to pee. D ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Diuretic: High blood pressure medicines are not always prescribe d with a diuretic but often are. Diuretic medications are also BP medications.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Possibly: However, diuretics alone are not considered the best option for treating hypertension. I am also not certain that this is a pure anxiety related issue ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anita Prakash
28 years experience Cardiology
Odd: Water pills ought to be taken in the morning, not night, so that you can sleep at night. Taking a water pill at night will disturb your sleep. Furth ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Yes: The combination is used together all the time and the two meds complement each other.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Should be better...: It can take a few days for UTI symptoms to clear. But by now you should at least have reduced pain on voiding. If your symptoms are no better at all, ... Read More
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Dr. Ananda DeSilva
52 years experience Internal Medicine
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