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Diuretics

– Diuretics interferes with the sodium absorption in the kidney.

– Increases the urine output.  Decreases the preload and afterload.

Major Side Effects:

  • – Hyponatremia
  • – Orthostatic Hypotension
  • – Dehydration

 

TYPES OF DURETICS

Loop Diuretics

  • Bumetanide (Bumex)
  • Furosemide (Lasix)

Osmotic Diuretics

  • Mannitol

Pottasium Sparing Diuretics

  • Spironolacton (Aldactone)
  • Amiloride (Midamor)
  • Triamterene

Thizade Diuretics

  • Hydrochlorothiazide (HydroDIURIL)
  • Chlorothiazide (Diuril)
  • Causes the depletion of sodium and water.
  • ♣ Can induce Hyperglycemia
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