Diuretic agent

Diuretic agent

A drug which increases urine output.
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As a potent diuretic agent, furosemide can enhance glomerular filtration, and inhibit the reabsorption by distal and proximal convoluted tubules to alleviate water poisoning.
The cumulative urinary volume found in ES-EG-treated animals during all experimental period was not different than values obtained in animals treated with HCTZ, a classical diuretic agent.
Comparison of chlorthalidone, a long-acting anti-hypertensive and diuretic agent, with chlorothiazide.
BCMs are a unique type of micelle, which releases the payload quickly when triggered by the acidic micro-environment of the tumour or when exposed to an intravenously administered chemical compound such as mannitol, an FDA-approved sugar compound often used as a diuretic agent, which interferes with the cross-linked micelles.
The significant increase in urinary frequency and excretion ration with the use of dandelion extract provides support for its traditional use as a diuretic agent.
Flutamide, a diuretic agent, must also be metabolically activated before it can exert effects (Wong et al.
Lederle, a division of American Cyanamid Co., is the developer of Ziac (bisoprolol fumarate/hydrochlorothiazide), a beta blocker and diuretic agent. The drug is being marketed as a first-line drug therapy for mild-to-moderate hypertension.
Often a combination tablet containing a diuretic agent and one of the other specific blood pressure-lowering drugs may be used.
(Euphorbiaceae) is a plant used in folk medicine as a hypoglycemic and diuretic agent. The present study describes the hypoglycemic effect of fractions obtained from the stem barks of P.
Patients were initially randomized to receive blood pressure treatment with either captopril (up to 100 mg per day) or conventional treatment with a diuretic agent or beta blocker.
[2.] Ives HE, Warnock DG (2004) Diuretic agents: Basic and clinical pharmacology (9thedn), Lange Basic Science, New York, pp: 241-59.