Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of diuretic.

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Examples

  • Before you take a PPI, tell your doctor if you have ever had low magnesium levels or if you take the heart failure drug digoxin or high blood pressure medications called diuretics, both of which can cause low magnesium.

    Heartburn drugs can cause dangerously low magnesium levels

  • "Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial" (ALLHAT) showed that cheap blood-pressure-lowering drugs in a class known as diuretics worked better than newer, more expensive calcium channel blockers and ACE inhibitors.

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  • While it is true that all alpha blockers do have the capacity to reduce blood pressure (that's the nature of this class of medications), studies show and the FDA-approved labeling states that doxazosin can be used in combination with other high blood pressure drugs, such as diuretics, beta-blockers, calcium channel blockers or ACE inhibitors.

    Flomax ads and football: Know the real score

  • While it is true that all alpha blockers do have the capacity to reduce blood pressure that's the nature of this class of medications, studies show and the FDA-approved labeling states that doxazosin can be used in combination with other high blood pressure drugs, such as diuretics, beta-blockers, calcium channel blockers or ACE inhibitors.

    Flomax ads and football: Know the real score

  • The inability to perspire brought on by medications such as diuretics, sedatives, tranquilizers, and certain heart and blood pressure drugs.

    Keep your cool, avoid heat-related illnesses

  • Despite a variety of drugs that include pills such as diuretics, beta blockers and ACE-inhibitors, only about a third are successfully treated.

    Old Blood-Pressure Treatments Make High-Tech Comebacks

  • 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

  • Easy to tell the difference, if expansion is on the tummy, it's water retention; on the hips/bum it's pie and choccy retention. given that celery and melon are considered 'diuretics' its hardly surprising us pie-fetishists retain water!

    Army Rumour Service

  • I wouldn't be able to speak English, if I was! given that celery and melon are considered 'diuretics' its hardly surprising us pie-fetishists retain water!

    Army Rumour Service

  • Yes Futurebootie, I do know where it comes from given that celery and melon are considered 'diuretics' its hardly surprising us pie-fetishists retain water!

    Army Rumour Service

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