salt depletion


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salt de·ple·tion

excessive loss of sodium chloride from the body in urine or sweat; a cause of secondary dehydration.

salt depletion

the loss of salt from the body through excessive elimination of body fluids by perspiration, diarrhea, vomiting, or urination, without corresponding replacement. See also electrolyte balance, heat exhaustion.
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In 1974, Gavras and Brunner's work had shown that ACE inhibitors were much more effective after salt depletion with diuretics (which remove excess water and salt from the body) and a low-salt diet.
Volume-and/or salt depletion should be corrected in patients prior to administering Diovan or symptomatic hypotension may occur.
Volume- and/or salt depletion should be corrected in patients prior to administering Diovan or symptomatic hypotension may occur.