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A 33-year-old female asked:

What is a water pill use for?

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Dr. John Luther
Addiction Medicine 23 years experience
Water pills: Water pills are primarily used for swollen ankles and high blood pressure, however they are also used to loose weight. They cause you to urinate more frequently which decreases fluids in your body.

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Is there any over-the-counter water pill?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
No: And for good reasons. Unsupervised use is dangerous.

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