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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Loop diuretics, thiazide diuretics, beta-blockers, ARBs, and alpha-blockers were not associated with the risk of NOF development in elderly hypertensive patients.
Allergies to these medications are also unusual, but they can appear, which is why it's critically important to keep your physician apprised of any symptoms or side effects you experience after starting with a loop diuretic.
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.
Clinical non-responders tend to have a decreased fraction of loop diuretics excreted in urine, thereby predisposing them to the side effects of frusemide.
The most important risk factors for aminoglycoside ototoxicity are renal insufficiency, the concomitant use of other drugs (especially other aminoglycosides and loop diuretics and, less frequently, the chemotherapeutic agents), and the patient's age.
18] Accepted therapy for treating elevated ICP may consist of osmotic and loop diuretics, and barbiturates.
Patients with mild heart failure (NYHA class I or II) were entered provided the requirement for loop diuretic was less than frusemide 80 mg or equivalent daily (13 patients were not taking loop diuretics).
If a patient does develop resistance to a high dose of loop diuretic, the addition of a thiazide (hydrochlorothiazide) or thiazide-like (metolazone) diuretic (1 hour before administration of the loop diuretic) often results in a remarkable synergistic effect.
Eight patients were receiving a loop diuretic or thiazide diuretic and 4 were receiving an aldosterone antagonist.
Harper will often prescribe a thiazide or loop diuretic to help with the excretion of potassium.
Q: I am a nurse in a CKD clinic and I have noticed the practice of instructing patients to take metolazone 30 to 60 minutes prior to taking a loop diuretic such as furosemide for resistant edema.