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water pill

n.
A diuretic drug that is taken by mouth.
A popular term for any drug that evokes diuresis—e.g., furosemide

water pill

Diuretic, see there.
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P.S.: The water pill I take is a combination pill called triamterene 37.5 mg and hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) 25 mg.
Request TOC of this Report- https://www.factmr.com/connectus/sample?flag=T&rep_id=1500 Diuretic Drugs are also known as 'water pills'.
Just a precaution: if you have a limit on the amount of daily fluid intake or you are taking water pills, consult your physician.
Medications that may cause hearing loss include some antibiotics, diuretics ("water pills"), chemotherapy drugs, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and opioids, among others.
Diuretics, sometimes called "water pills," are often prescribed to treat high blood pressure and to reduce edema (swelling) and fluid retention common to conditions such as heart failure, cirrhosis of the liver, and kidney failure.
This includes dehydration, diarrhea or (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18368301) diuretics (water pills).
Current boss Roberto Liverpool star Toure after HE was banned for six months in 2011 for taking weight-loss water pills while he was playing for Manchester City.
Some medications can cause the lining of the throat to dry, such as diuretics (commonly called water pills) like furosemide (Lasix) and hydrochlorothiazide (Microzide), anxiety medications, such as lorazepam (Ativan), and some antidepressants.
"Those patients who don't like taking medications, especially the water pills that cause frequent urination, are more likely to return to the hospital," Dr.
People who take certain medicines such as hydrochlorothiazide and other water pills may have higher levels of uric acid in the blood.
During this longer follow-up period, the differences between the three drugs narrowed -- by most measures they were a statistical dead heat.But the diuretic still was superior in two measures: Compared with the diuretic group, the ACE inhibitor group had a 20 percent higher death rate from stroke, and the calcium channel blocker group had a 12 percent higher rate of hospitalizations and deaths due to heart failure.Diuretics, sometimes called "water pills," are the traditional medications for high blood pressure.