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Diuretics (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

People often call diuretics their “water pills”. Diuretics are used to get rid of excess fluid in the body, to improve the symptoms of heart failure, and to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). This group of medicines includes chlorthalidone (Hygroton®), furosemide (Lasix®), hydrochlorothiazide (Hydrodiuril®), indapamide (Lozide®), metolazone (Zaroxolyn®). (English) Colour

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Body Location:
  • Blood, Heart and Circulation
Diagnosis and Therapy:
  • Drug, Fluid and Nutrition Therapy
Disorders and Conditions:
  • Heart Diseases,
  • Hypertension
  • Heart,
  • Pressure,
  • Blood,
  • Hypertension,
  • Stroke,
  • High,
  • Failure,
  • Excess,
  • Fluids,
  • Diuretics,
  • Cardio
  • Adults,
  • Older Adults
  • Cardiac Services
Revision Date:
December 14, 2023
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