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Take the quiz: Do you know your antihypertensive agents? by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted Wed 14 Nov 2012 12:00am Identify the antihypertensive agent: 1. Rapid acting systemic and coronary artery vasodilator with minimal effects on cardiac conductivity or inotropy. Well studied in pregnancy. Caution in patients with left ventricular failure, liver cirrhosis Answer Nicardipine 2. Predominantly dilates the venous sys ... Read on »
What Happens When Testosterone Replacement Fails to Improve Them? by Nelson V. Patient Expert Posted Thu 20 Jan 2011 12:00am Erectile Function and Fatigue- What Happens When Testosterone Replacement Fails to Improve Them? By Nelson Vergel Excerpt from “Testosterone: A Man’s Guide” (available on and Meso Rx)Most men find that their sexual desire increases after they start testosterone replacement. Sexual dreams and nighttime/morning erections may be more ... Read on »
Thiazide diuretics: Treatment of choice for high blood pressure? by Dr. William D. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 07 Jan 2009 2:59pm Thiazide diuretics are a popular first-line treatment for hypertension among the primary care set. This practice became especially well-established with the 2002 publication of the ALLHAT Study (Major Outcomes in High-Risk Hypertensive Patients Randomized to Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitor or Calcium Channel Blocker vs Diuretic:The Ant ... Read on »
Expensive New Blood Pressure Meds No Better Than Generic Diuretics by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Sat 14 Aug 2010 1:27pm Expensive brand-name medications to lower blood pressure are no better at preventing cardiovascular disease than older, generic diuretics, according to new long-term data from a landmark study. Paul Whelton, MB, MD, MSc, reported the results on Aug. 13 at the plenary session of the China Heart Congress and International Heart Forum in Beiji ... Read on »
Lasix best diuretic by William R. Posted Fri 29 Jan 2010 12:54pm The word Lasix comes from the word combination “last six”. This refers to an action duration – 6 hours. Lasix is a loop d iuretic. It inhibits the Na-K-2Cl symporter located in the loop of Henle’s thick ascending limb. Lasix is a diuretic used in order to eliminate salt and water from the body. The filtered fluid in the end becomes urine. Furose ... Read on »
Beware the Side Effects of Diuretics by Chris .. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Wed 14 Apr 2010 2:28pm I’ve been on my diuretic for over a week. I can feel the effects like my rings are looser on my fingers. Good-bye, water weight gain! Over all, it’s been fine. I have to say that I’m incredibly thirsty. My body isn’t requesting water, it’s demanding it. I usually am pretty good about drinking enough, so I’m not too concerned about being deh ... Read on »
Blood Pressure Drug Toprol XL Combined with Diuretic Dutoprol Approved by FDA To Treat High Blood Pressure by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 15 Apr 2012 2:45am Toprol has been around a long time and now we have a new drug with being combined with a low dose diuretic medication.  There are many blood pressure drugs on the market and Astra-Zeneca appears to be keeping the drug affordable although there are some  that are even less.  The drug maker said it will charge $18.3 ... Read on »
Prolonged Use of Loop Diuretics ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 02 Feb 2009 11:45pm Prolonged Use of Loop Diuretics May Raise Fracture Risk Medications are normally used by women already at risk for fractures 30 jan 2009-- Postmenopausal women who use loop diuretics are at increased risk of fractures, according to a report published in the Jan. 26 issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine. Laura ... Read on »
Diuretics and Fracture Risk in Women by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:06pm A study in the current issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine evaluated data from the Women’s Health Initiative (1992-1998) for an association between loop diuretics and fracture rate, falls and bone mineral density. The study included 133,855 women (3411 users and 130, 444 nonusers of loop diuretics) who were followed for a mean of 7.7 yea ... Read on »
Samento Uncaria Tomentosa - Immunomodulation, Antibacterial, Antimutagenic, Diuretic, Depurative, Hypotensive and Vermifuge by franklinb Posted Mon 22 Feb 2010 12:00am Samento Uncaria Tomentosa, Extra Strength 100 Times More Effective than regular Cat's Claw 0.5% POA, 600mg - 30 Capsules Samento Is a medicinal rainforest plant that has been used for many years by native Peruvians. Samento's properties include Immunomodulation, Antibacterial, Antimutagenic, Diuretic, Depurative, Hypotensive and Vermi ... Read on »