loop diuretic


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loop di·u·ret·ic

a class of diuretic agents (for example, furosemide, ethacrynic acid) that acts by inhibiting reabsorption of sodium and chloride, not only in the proximal and distal tubules but also in the Henle loop.

loop diuretic

(lo͞op)
n.
A class of diuretic agents that act by inhibiting reabsorption of sodium and chloride.

loop diuretic

See diuretic.

loop diuretic

Nephrology Any of a family of potent–'high-ceiling'–diuretics that act on Henle's loop, evoking excretion of 20-25% of filtered Na+ Indications Pulmonary edema, CHF, renal failure Examples Furosemide, ethacrinic acid, bumetanide, demadex

loop di·u·ret·ic

(lūp dī'yūr-et'ik)
A class of agents promoting evacuation of urine (e.g., furosemide, ethacrynic acid) that act by inhibiting reabsorption of sodium and chloride, not only in the proximal and distal tubules but also in the Henle loop.

loop di·u·ret·ic

(lūp dī'yūr-et'ik)
Class of diuretic agents that acts by inhibiting reabsorption of sodium and chloride.
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Furthermore, receiver operating characteristic (ROC) curve was built for the dose of IV loop diuretic (furosemide) and the prediction of the aggravated renal dysfunction, i.
The most likely explanation for the short-term jump in risk of hip fracture may be related to the prominent urinary symptoms that often accompany a new prescription for loop diuretics.
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Calcium (Ca), potassium (K), and magnesium (Mg) are depleted by loop diuretics.
Ethacrynic acid is a loop diuretic that was first introduced in the 1960s for treatment of congestive heart failure (CHF) and ascites (1-3) Although extremely potent, ethacrynic acid has been almost completely superseded by furosemide and bumetanide because ethacrynic acid has enhanced ototoxicity and vestibulotoxicity.
The adjusted odds ratio of an incident hip fracture was significantly increased by 80% during the 7 days following a new prescription for a loop diuretic.
Patients who have evidence of symptomatic fluid overload should be treated with intravenous loop diuretics.
Diuretics are divided into three subclasses: thiazide diuretics, loop diuretics, and potassium-sparing diuretics.
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The different diuretics include the loop diuretics, thiazide diuretics, aldactone and osmotic agents.
NSAIDs may diminish the antihypertensive activity of thiazides, loop diuretics, ACE inhibitors and angiotensin II antagonists.
angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, cyclosporine, diuretics: loop diuretics and thiazides; non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, tetracycline), overdose, renal insufficiency, schizophrenia, surgery and volume depletion are among the factors that increase the risk for toxicity in previously stable patients (4).