Note: This document contains side effect information about hydralazine / hydrochlorothiazide / reserpine. A diuretic is any substance that promotes diuresis, the increased production of urine. RATIONAL USE OF DIURETICS AND PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF EDEMA OP Kalra, Amitesh Aggarwal, Delhi IntroductIon The use of diuretics for therapeutic purposes is not new. Diuretic din edemul organelor internet. There are three basic types of diuretics: Loop Diuretics work by retaining sodium in the kidney, thus pulling more water out of the system. This includes forced diuresis.
History and mechanism. • Contrast the pharmacology of different classes of diuretic agents. Pharmacology and Clinical Use of Diuretics Katie Herndon, Pharm. Diuretic drugs increase urine output by the kidney by altering sodium handling. Suggestions that rauwolfia alkaloids may increase the risk of breast cancer occurring later have not. Although previously widely used, they have largely been superseded by safer diuretics such as thiazides, and are hardly used anymore. The type of diuretic used greatly depends on the patient’ s condition and disease process. All diuretics increase the excretion of water from bodies, although each class does so in a distinct way. , BCPS Katie Herndon is not speaking on behalf of Pfizer, but solely as a medical professional with an expertise in pharmacotherapy. They were used for the treatment of dropsy as early as 16 th century.
The structure of mersalyl acid. Loop diuretics, which have a strong diuretic action • thiazide diuretics, which work more gently and are often used in hyper- tension because of their effect on the vasculature of the vessels • potassium- sparing diuretics, which can be useful in maintaining potas- sium levels in patients at risk of hypokalaemia. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Diuretic Ap- Es. Mercurial diuretic.
There are several categories of diuretics. Mercurial diuretics are a form of renal diuretic containing mercury.