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

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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PTH serum concentration is significantly raised in patients with HF irrespectively of its etiology and correlates with LVEF, NYHA functional class, renal function, and loop diuretics intake.
Loop diuretics have been shown to accelerate NOF in hypertensive patients who use them continuously for more than three years.[sup][13] Our results contradicted this study but were comparable with the results reported by Solomon et al.
Secondary outcome measures were the maintenance of a set fluid balance, the need for electrolyte replacement, the administration of loop diuretics and bicarbonate, and premature protocol cessation.
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.e.
Counseling vulnerable older adults and their caregivers about the need for increased awareness and careful ambulation to the bathroom during the 7 days after going on a loop diuretic might help reduce hip fractures, she added.
Frusemide, a loop diuretic acting on the Na+/K+/2Cl-symport in the luminal membrane of the ascending loop of Henle, inhibits the chloride and sodium reabsorption, but has no effect on the distal nephron (4).
Most patients in the clinical trial supporting effectiveness, referred to as A-HeFT, received, in addition to BiDil or placebo, a loop diuretic, an angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor or an angiotensin II receptor blocker, and a beta blocker, and many also received a cardiac glycoside or an aldosterone antagonist.
In one small study comparing 16 patients (10 HD, six PD) with matched controls, Bandiani, Camaiora, Nicolini and Perotta (1985) concluded that muzolimine (a loop diuretic similar to furosemide) at 90 mg orally per day for one year preserved RRF.
Home medications included a loop diuretic (furosemide), beta blocker (atenolol) and an ACE inhibitor (lisinopril).