Diuretic

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Diuretic Overview

A diuretic (/dajrtk/) is any substance that promotes diuresis, the increased production of urine. This includes forced diuresis. There are several categories of diuretics. All diuretics increase the excretion of water from bodies, although each class does so in a distinct way. Alternatively, an antidiuretic, such as vasopressin (antidiuretic hormone), is an agent or drug which reduces the excretion of water in urine. Contents 1 Medical uses 2 Types 2.1 High ceiling/loop diuretic 2.2 Thiazi...

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Triamt/hctz is there an OTC for this?

I had open heart surgery in 2000, no problems since. Doc. put me on this medication and won't refill without a office visit ($100 minimum). With rising cost, I have no medical ins. to help me out with the cost of the visit. The meds are only $4 a month, but can't get a script without a office visit. Sad isn't it? It seems that the money pinch will get you somewhere. Please I need to know if there is an over the counter for this medication. ## Just go to the free clinic and a doctor will give you a script hey i understand your health insurance problem and i pay taxes so forget being ashamed about the free clinic ## Unfortunately, most doctors will not continue to prescribe, without an office visit, because they need to monitor your condition. As Grady has stated, a free, or s...

Updated in Triamterene
DOSAGE OF SAMBONG RE-LEAF FORTE 500MG

HOW MANY SAMBONG CAN BE TAKEN EVERY DAY? ACTUALLY, I STARTED TO TAKE SAMBONG LAST NIGHT ON JUNE 13, 2011 WITH THE RECOMMENDATION OF MY AUNTIE BUT I TAKE ONLY 3 TABLETS A DAY... IS IT OK IF I TAKE 3 TABLETS A DAY? ## Sambong is a supplement that is claimed to have quite a few medical uses, including being used as a diuretic and yes, it is usually taken 3 times a day, though it can be anywhere from 1 to 2 tablets, depending on the condition it is being used to treat. Are there any other questions? ## Masakit ang baywang ko pwede ba ako uminom ng sambong? ilang capsule? thx.. ## how long will it takes for my kidney stone to be dissolve while taking sambong re leaf 500mg ## binbalisawsaw po ako...naiinis po ako ksi panay ang punta ko s c.r. ok lang ba uminom ng sambong releaf forte at ialng...

Updated in VESIcare
Triam Hctz Side Effects

I have COPD and I take Spireva. I also take Triamt/HCTZ 37.5-25 for mild high blood pressure. I have started having my hair fall out and to break off ... also I seemto be having a very fast heart rate wheb ever I stand or walk. Could one of the medications be causing this? Thanks for your help ... it is greatly appreciated! ## Most blood pressure medications are known to cause hair loss, in some people that take them, as a side effect, it has also been known to cause accelerated, and irregular heart beat, but that symptom could also be caused by the Spireva. Other side effects to the Triamterene and Hydrochlorthiazide may include nausea, headache, postural hypotension, and increased urination. Have you spoken to your doctor? You might do better on a different medication for your blood p...

Updated in Hydrochlorothiazide, HCTZ
oxycodin 5

white,round MP/35 ## Its Spironolactone 25mg. NOT OXYCODONE. It is used for: Treating swelling and fluid retention inpatients with congestive heart failure, cirrhosis, or kidney problems (nephrotic syndrome). It is also used for treatment of high blood pressure. It may also be used to treat or prevent low blood potassium. ## The identification provided is correct. NDC: 53489-0143 Its typical side effects may include nausea, dizziness, increased urination, indigestion, and hypotension. Is there anything I can help with?

Updated in Spironolactone
hydrochlorothiazide/25mg

what are the effects of this drug? Are there any side effects? ## half the 25 mg prescribed for HBP; need to know about side effects; cannot sleep; mouth sore..thanks ## Is this safe. for long term use. hydrochlorot 25mg. ## In regards to posts like this, it is very important that it always be stated that every medication carries the risk of causing side effects, even over the counter products. I know some doctors claim that they don't, but they are either uninformed or are trying to keep you from being afraid of taking a medication they feel you need. However, when something is prescribed for you, always just assume that it may cause side effects. You may be lucky and not experience any, but there's no way of knowing ahead of time. As to the Hydrochlorothiazide, it is a diureti...

Updated in Hydrochlorothiazide, HCTZ
Furosemide: V 3169 versus 54 840

My Furosemide dose continues at three 20mg pills twice a day, but a change occurred with the manufacturer. It was Westward (54 840) and now it's Solco Health (V 3169). My daytime blood pressure is now dropping. Is there any correlation between this and the differences in pills? Both are 20mg tablets. ## How low is it dropping? Have you made any other changes to your diet, or lifestyle? Sometimes, as ones blood pressure gets lower, medication doses need to be lowered to keep it from going too low. Are you also making sure that you are staying hydrated? Furosemide works by removing excess fluid from the body, and if you become dehydrated, that will also cause your blood pressure to drop. Other side effects may include dizziness, headache, and increased urination.

Updated in Furosemide
furosemide or ciplavasc5

I would like to know if I replace ciplavasc5 with furosemide40mg will it help me with the lowering of blood pressure, I am also on warfarin half dose of 5mg every alternate day, i have just recently been in hospital with a DVT and double pnemonuia i was vomiting up bloody pieces, i had bad pains in my lungs, struggled to breath was on oxygen, i have since been home and finding that my swelling of my legs with water retention is bad, i also was put on ridaqu 5mg one a day, plus i take half a disprin daily, surely this is to many blood pressure pills for the condition the blood clots in my leg have since gone, i still have pain in my veins thou, which a hard and sore but not enflamed or anything like that. PLEASE HELP IF ANYONE CAN REPLY TO THIS MESSAGE. TO DAY ## Maybe you need to go bac...

Updated in Furosemide
Small round white pill EP 116

This is a very small round pill, (1/8th in wide) cream color or white (old pill) could have yellowed with age, plain on one side, imprinted on other side with EP at top and 116 imprinted at bottom. ## This tablet contains 20mgs of Furosemide, a generic for Lasix (NDC 64125-116 among others). This is a diuretic, used to help remove fluids from the body. Inactive Ingredients: - Starch, Pregelatinized Corn - Sodium Starch Glycolate Type a Potato - Starch, Corn - Cellulose, Microcrystalline - Anhydrous Lactose - Colloidal Silicon Dioxide - Magnesium Stearate ## This response is correct

Updated in Furosemide
Small white pill 54 840

these were left over in my pill box. They are small white flat, one side blank the other with 54 840 does anyone have a clue? Most 54's are in the morphine/dilaudid but I can't locate the 840... ## Hello, Chris! How are you? These contain 20mgs of the diuretic Furosemide, which is used to remove fluid from the body to treat conditions such as high blood pressure, congestive heart failure and edema. (NDC 0054-4297, among others). Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache and dehydration. Inactive Ingredients: - Colloidal Silicon Dioxide - Corn Starch - Lactose Monohydrate - Microcrystalline Cellulose - Pregelatinized Starch - Sodium Lauryl Sulfate - Sodium Starch Glycolate - Stearic Acid ## Thank you for the answer. ## It's a water pill. I also thought it was a di...

Updated in Furosemide
sambong forte releaf

details of Sambong releaf forte ## no ## Re-Leaf Forte is a non-prescription supplement containing the powdered leaves of the Sambong plant. It is claimed to help with stones in the urinary tract and act as a diuretic. Since this is a supplement, however, it is not proven to help with these types of conditions. Is there anything else I can help you with? ## Im done with my antibiotic medication due to amoebiasis. Is it okay to take SAMBONG as a maintenance for my sensitive stomach? ## Hi my husband was having a kidney stone 2016, when the kidney stone is already clear he decided to stop to take the sambong forte. But now he want to continue to take the sambong forte. It is ok to continue to take the sambong forte as a maintenance to his kidney. ## Can re leaf sambong forte be taken as a...

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