diuretic

[ US /ˌdaɪuˈɹɛtɪk/ ]
[ UK /dˌɪjuːɹˈɛtɪk/ ]
NOUN
  1. any substance that tends to increase the flow of urine, which causes the body to get rid of excess water
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How To Use diuretic In A Sentence

  • A useful treatment method is the potent loop diuretic, furosemide, along with the hypertonic saline.
  • Slide 52: Arginine vasopressin (hypothalamus) - formerly known as antidiuretic hormone, stimulated by changes in effective circulating volume. Recently Uploaded Slideshows
  • But the condition is also related to diabetes, kidney complaints, obesity and medications such as diuretics, or water tablets, for high blood pressure. Life and style | guardian.co.uk
  • Certain "water pills" (diuretics), such as furosemide (Lasix) and hydrochlorothiazide All MayoClinic.com Topics
  • The mean blood pressure readings were the same for the diuretics and the newer drugs.
  • Diuretic drugs such as furosemide or the thiazides should not be used because they deplete sodium from the body.
  • One-year mortality was reduced regardless of gender, presence of diabetes mellitus or heart failure, or treatment with diuretics, digitalis, beta blockers or anticoagulants.
  • Yin medicines have a superficial action on the body or cause some type of elimination through their laxative, diaphoretic or diuretic properties.
  • Diuretics are essential for the symptomatic management of patients with lung congestion or peripheral oedema from fluid overload.
  • Thiazide diuretics, such as chlorothiazide and hydrochlorothiazide, may be excreted unchanged in the urine.
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