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Definition of "diuretics" [diuretics]

  • Plural form of diuretic. (noun)

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Use "diuretics" in a sentence
  • "Before you take a PPI, tell your doctor if you have ever had low magnesium levels or if you take the heart failure drug digoxin or high blood pressure medications called diuretics, both of which can cause low magnesium."
  • ""Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial" (ALLHAT) showed that cheap blood-pressure-lowering drugs in a class known as diuretics worked better than newer, more expensive calcium channel blockers and ACE inhibitors."
  • "While it is true that all alpha blockers do have the capacity to reduce blood pressure (that's the nature of this class of medications), studies show and the FDA-approved labeling states that doxazosin can be used in combination with other high blood pressure drugs, such as diuretics, beta-blockers, calcium channel blockers or ACE inhibitors."