January 2009
British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460);Jan2009, Vol. 70 Issue 1, pM13
Academic Journal
The article offers information on the attributes and implication of diuretics to patients in Great Britain. It enhances the excretion of sodium ions (Na+) and water. It is usually taken by patients in the morning so that diuresis does not intrude upon sleep. These are divided into groups based on their mechanism and site of action, such as loop, thiazide, potassium-sparing, osmotic, mercurial and carbonic anhydrase inhibitors


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