A 29-year-old member asked:
what drugs are used for fluid retention?
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Urology 16 years experience
Diuretics.: Fluid retention can have many different causes, but one strategy is to treat with diuretics. These drugs act on the kidney to help eliminate fluid by increasing urine production. Lasix (furosemide) is a common diuretic, one of several types. Thiazides (hctz), carbonic anhydrase inhibitors (acetezolamide), potassium sparing diuretics (spironolactone), & osmotic diuretics (mannitol) are examples.
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A 20-year-old member asked:
What causes fluid retention?
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Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
Depends: There are a lot of reasons to retain fluid but one of the most common is due to eat too much salt. It's important to limit your salt intake to 1500mg a day or less.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
What does fluid retention mean?
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Cardiology 46 years experience
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A 33-year-old member asked:
How effective is the moringa plant for treating fluid retention?
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Psychiatry 25 years experience
Moringa Plant: This traditional medicinal plant has been used for this purpose in cultures that are sub-Himalayan and in certain tropical areas – but I have no personal experience with it.
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Last updated Apr 2, 2018
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