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    Diuretics Professional

    Diuretics, Potassium-sparing diuretic and loop diuretic - a potassium-sparing diuretic can again be added to those who develop, or are at high risk of, developing ...

    Potassium-sparing Diuretics Conditions

    Potassium-sparing Diuretics, When used on their own, potassium-sparing diuretics are weak diuretics. Loop diuretics and thiazide diuretics are stronger tha...

    Loop Diuretics Conditions

    Loop Diuretics, Loop diuretics are mainly used in the treatment of heart failure. What are loop diuretics and what are they used for? , heart failure diuretics...

    Thiazide Diuretics Conditions

    Thiazide Diuretics, There are different types of diuretics which work in different ways and thiazide diuretics are one type of diuretic. Thiazide diuretics are a...

    Diuretics Forums Group

    Diuretics, Reversing diuretic effects? I took gydrochlorothiazide 20mg for a week and have been facing side effects I stopped consuming diuretic after one week.

    Medicine for High Blood Pressure Conditions

    The most commonly used diuretics to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) in the UK are thiazides or thiazide-like diuretics. Only a low dose of a diuretic is needed to treat high...

    Triamterene capsules Medicines

    About triamterene Type of medicine A potassium-sparing diuretic Used for Water retention (oedema) Available as Capsules Triamterene belongs to the group of medicine...

    Spironolactone (Aldactone) Medicines

    About spironolactone Type of medicine Aldosterone antagonist diuretic, potassium-sparing diuretic Used for Fluid retention Heart failure Primary hyperaldosteronism...

    Xipamide tablets (Diurexan) Medicines

    About xipamide Type of medicine Diuretic Used for High blood pressure and fluid retention Also called Diurexan® Available as Tablets Xipamide belongs t...

    Amiloride tablets and liquid medicine (Amilamont) Medicines

    About amiloride Type of medicine A potassium-sparing diuretic Used for Water retention (oedema); high blood pressure Also called Amilamont®, Navispare® (amiloride ...

    Furosemide Medicines

    About furosemide Type of medicine A loop diuretic Used for Water retention (oedema); high blood pressure (hypertension) Also called Diumide®-K Continus (contains furose...

    Idiopathic Oedema Conditions

    'Water' tablets Many people take 'water' tablets (diuretics) for oedema due to other medical conditions. However, in idiopathic oedema, diuretics may make things worse in s...

    Cyclopenthiazide tablets (Navidrex, Navispare) Medicines

    About cyclopenthiazide Type of medicine A thiazide diuretic Used for High blood pressure; fluid retention; heart failure Also called Navidrex®; Navispare® (cyclope...

    Chlortalidone tablets (Hygroton) Medicines

    About chlortalidone Type of medicine A thiazide-related diuretic Used for High blood pressure; fluid retention; heart failure; diabetes insipidus Also called Chlorthalidone ...

    Bumetanide tablets and liquid medicine Medicines

    About bumetanide Type of medicine A loop diuretic Used for Water retention (oedema) Available as Tablets and oral liquid medicine Bumetanide belongs to the group of...

    Bendroflumethiazide tablets (Aprinox, Neo-Naclex) Medicines

    About bendroflumethiazide Type of medicine A thiazide diuretic Used for High blood pressure; fluid retention Also called Aprinox®; Neo-Naclex® Available as ...

    Torasemide tablets (Torem) Medicines

    About torasemide Type of medicine Loop diuretic Used for High blood pressure, and fluid retention (oedema) Also called Torsemide (in US); Torem® Available as Ta...

    Angiotensin-converting Enzyme Inhibitors Professional

    Assess the patient for likely problems - consider whether ACE inhibitors may be better started in hospital - eg, in patients with high risk of first-dose hypotension, hyperkalaemia or renal failure: [...

    Osmolality, Osmolarity and Fluid Homeostasis Conditions

    Loss of body fluid Some medicines such as diuretics - for example,  thiazide diuretics or loop diuretics  - can overwhelm the kidneys' ability to ...

    Normal osmolality Problems

    Diabetes with Hypertension Professional

    If the person's BP is not reduced to the individually agreed target with first-line therapy, add a calcium-channel blocker or a diuretic (usually a thiazide or thiazide-related diuret...

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