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A diuretic is any drug that elevates the rate of urination and thus provides a means of forced diuresis. There are several categories of diuretics. All diuretics increase the excretion of water from bodies, although each class does so in a distinct way.
Diuretics work better than newer and more costly medicines for diabetics with high blood pressure

Diuretics work better than newer and more costly medicines for diabetics with high blood pressure

Latest patterns of medication use in the U.S.

Latest patterns of medication use in the U.S.

Hypertension drug combination yields high rate of blood pressure control in hard-to-treat patients

Hypertension drug combination yields high rate of blood pressure control in hard-to-treat patients

A drug that controls blood pressure and reduces heart risk also appears to protect against diabetes

A drug that controls blood pressure and reduces heart risk also appears to protect against diabetes

Heart failure patients do better when treated according to guidelines, but too many doctors still fail to prescribe the best treatments

Heart failure patients do better when treated according to guidelines, but too many doctors still fail to prescribe the best treatments

Blood pressure treatment could cut risk of strokes and heart attacks

Blood pressure treatment could cut risk of strokes and heart attacks

Short-term use of selective COX-2 inhibitors may be safe for patients with cirrhosis of the liver

Short-term use of selective COX-2 inhibitors may be safe for patients with cirrhosis of the liver

Low-dose diuretic therapy for most patients with hypertension recommended

Low-dose diuretic therapy for most patients with hypertension recommended

Excellent news for the many people who suffer from high blood pressure

Excellent news for the many people who suffer from high blood pressure

Generic drugs are still a good buy

Generic drugs are still a good buy

Stem cells from umbilical cord blood, given intravenously with mannitol drug reduce stroke size and damage

Stem cells from umbilical cord blood, given intravenously with mannitol drug reduce stroke size and damage

HHS enhances Medicare drug card program to help seniors

HHS enhances Medicare drug card program to help seniors

Trial sparks debate over treatment of diabetic hypertensives

Trial sparks debate over treatment of diabetic hypertensives

Exercise found to be equally effective as diuretics in preventing high blood pressure and an enlarged heart

Exercise found to be equally effective as diuretics in preventing high blood pressure and an enlarged heart

Study has important implications for African Americans who suffer from high blood pressure

Study has important implications for African Americans who suffer from high blood pressure

Comparison study shows low-carbohydrate, high-protein diet loses more weight than low-fat, low-cholesterol, low-calorie diet

Comparison study shows low-carbohydrate, high-protein diet loses more weight than low-fat, low-cholesterol, low-calorie diet

New scanning technology allows researchers to look into a kidney

New scanning technology allows researchers to look into a kidney

Caffeine and children, some sound advice

Caffeine and children, some sound advice