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Is Eating Bananas At Night Good For You On Diuretics
By strict definition, a diuretic is any medicine causing increased urination. More practically, a diuretic is a medicine causing the kidney to secrete excess fluid by blocking the re-absorption of either water itself or electrolytes like sodium (primarily), potassium, chloride and bicarbonate. These medicines are effective treatments for many disorders including ...Read more
Fruits and nuts: Good dietary sources include dried fruits, especially apricots, fresh fruits, especially melon, oranges and bananas, nuts, especially almonds and pistachios, and parsley. If a true deficiency is present, potassium in pill form is best. For life threatening deficiency, or in patients that cannot eat intravenous potassium is indicated. ...Read more
I need an diuretic! But I don't what would be good for me to take. I want something I can mix in a smoothie or eat. Please and Thank you?
Cant tell: This is decided after a complete clinical exam and depends what kind of kidney problem is involved/. ...Read more
Is spironolactone good for BP control. Would 25 mg spironolactone at pm along with Benicar 40/hct 12.5 in am, ok. Is this too much diuretic to have.
Lost my health insurance & looking for a good over-the-counter diuretic alternative for dyazide (triam/hctz).?
OTC: In the us, there are no over-the counter diuretics. However, diuretics are priced very cheaply as most are generics, and most are included on 90-day drug lists at target, walmart, rite aid, etc. ...Read more
I stopped taking amlodipine 10mg and a water pill because of dizziness and swelling, i now take atenolol and water pill. all ok, is this good?
Yes but............: For hypertesion, their there are many stews! /amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker that will cause fuild retentsion, but verapamil and diltiazem do not. If your BR is controlled, and your new regimen does not cause problems, then you are ok! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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