What are Diuretics?
Diuretics are drugs or substances that reduce fluid in the body by increasing the amount of urine output. Prescription drugs that act as diuretics may be used for disorders related to fluid balance, including hypertension, pulmonary edema, edema, and other
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- Pulmonary Edema: Pulmonary Edema is the collection of fluid in the lungs. The may occur due to a chest infection causing pneumonia
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- High Blood Pressure: High blood pressure, or hypertension, occurs when the pressure inside blood vessels is abnormally high. The term may refer to
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- Edema: Edema is fluid retention in body tissues and appears similar to swelling. Edema affecting the whole body is called “generalized edema
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- Thiazide Diuretic: Thiazide diuretics are prescription drugs are increase urine output (diuretics) so as to reduce the overall amount of fluid in
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