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What Is A Recommended Dieuratic
No one is best: Diuretics are used to treat a variety of conditions from heart failure to kidney disease to electrolyte imbalances to hormonal problems and a host of others. The choice of diuretic depends on the disease being treated and the patient's needs and sensitivities. Some common diuretics include Furosemide and spironolactone. See your doc for more specific info. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Which prescription diuretic would you recommend when OTC ones don't work for menstrual bloat? Without a "caffeine affect".
My 62 yo mom with CHF and a-fib is taking furosemide + amiloride combination as only diuretic. Is this recommended/are there better alternatives?
Yes, but then we: Hydrate we put the fluids back on. To lose weight : eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed if you desire to lose weight. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site can help you determine calories burned for over 100 activities: http://www.Prohealth.Com/weightloss/tools/exercise/calculator1_2.Cfm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The one that works:): Thiazide (HCTZ, Dyazide) are weak diuretics but a very good medicine to start treating Hypertension. When stronger diuretics are needed, the choice is "loop" diuretics (furosemide, torsemide, bumetanide), used more frequently for edema , fluid overload and heart failure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Metoprolol is a beta-blocker medication (these medicines end in -olol). They block the effects of adrenaline. They are not diuretics however sometimes thay are combined in the same pill with a diuretic (for example tenoretic which is the combination of atenolol and chlorthalidone). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Improve lifestyle: A person with mild high blood pressure and on one medication might be able to get off the medication. He can work with his doctor to find a proper diet and an ideal weight. A long-term exercise program such as distance running, swimming, and biking can lower baseline blood pressure and heart rate. He should be happy, without anger or anxiety problems. Add a little luck and he may get off medicine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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