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What is the mechanism of diuresis caused by acetazolamide?

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Dr. Mark Reynolds
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In brief: Acetazolamide

As a carbonic andydrase inhibitor, acetazolamide decreases the rate of carbonic acid and hydrogen ion production of the kidney, this increases the excretion of solutes and the rate of urinary output.

In brief: Acetazolamide

As a carbonic andydrase inhibitor, acetazolamide decreases the rate of carbonic acid and hydrogen ion production of the kidney, this increases the excretion of solutes and the rate of urinary output.
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