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. A diuretic tablet is sometimes colloquially called a water tablet. There are several categories of diuretics. All diuretics increase the excretion of water from the body, through the kidneys. There exist several classes of diuretic, and each works in a distinct way. Alternatively, an antidiuretic, such as vasopressin (antidiuretic hormone), is an agent or drug which...

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Hydrochlorothiazide lip swelling and burning rash

Anyone experience this? Been on HCTZ for 7 or 8 years and now all of a sudden this burning redness is killing me? ## That is odd, but it is not impossible to suddenly have a reaction to something that you have been taking, before, without issue. Has anything else changed, recently? Are you on any other medications? Are you using any new skin care products? Are the current tablets from a different manufacturer? Have you informed your doctor of the problem? You may need medical attention, and/or to try a different medication. The typical side effects of Hydrochlorothiazide, according to FDA reports, usually include: nausea, dizziness, headache, dehydration, and increased urination.

Updated in Hydrochlorothiazide, HCTZ
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
glycomet use in pcod

i am suffering from pcod nd was prescribed aldactone 50 for initially 4 months n later glycomet 500 with aldactone for. another 2 mnths.. im not diabetic butstill take glycomet .will this somehow correct pcod..is glycomet used for treating pcod.. ## Hello, Aina! How are you? Yes, it is often used to help with PCOD, because this is an oral antidiabetic medication and it has been found that problems with insulin resistance can cause PCOD in some people. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, flatulence and low blood sugar. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Pcod problem 3 years. but 4 month No period many treatment Syp menohelp . please suggest me

Updated in Aldactone
3169 V

White oblong tablet imprinted V 3169 ## Based on the description provided, I found your pill to be Furosemide 20 mg (NDC 0603-3739). Furosemide is a loop diuretic used in the treatment of congestive heart failure and edema. Inactive Ingredients: - Corn Starch - Lactose Monohydrate - Magnesium Stearate - Talc ## Is this a narcotic? ## No, Furosemide is not a narcotic or a pain killer. Does your tablet match what's in the photo in David's message? ## I found an oval, off-white pill on the floor after moving a chair. It has a v on one side and the numbers 3169 on the other. What is it? ## It's Furosemide 20 mg, have a look at the picture that David shared in reply # 1... ## That's what I thought. Thanks!

Updated in Furosemide
prexum plus 5mg versus prexum 5mg

what is the difference between the two, prexum plus 5mg versus prexum 5mg. My pharmacy insists they the same, then why the difference with the plus? ## can i take prexum plus 5mg if Dr prescribed prexum plus 4mg pharmacist gave me 5mg ## Hello Debbie, From what I can find on these drugs the only difference between the two is that Prexum Plus also contains the active ingredient Indapamide - 1.25Mg. Indapamide is used to reduce high blood pressure and reduce extra salt and fluid in the body. If your doctor is prescribing your Prexum for the use of the active ingredient perindopril arginine then there will be no difference between the two. I hope this information helps. ## Can I take Prexum Plus together with Prexum 4mg?

Updated in Indapamide
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
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

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